Receive a tax credit for your check-off investment

Wheat and barley producers are eligible to get a tax credit for their check-off investments. The federal government’s Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) determines the annual rate under its Scientific Research and Experimental Development (SR&ED) Program.

The following table outlines the tax credit percentage for producers who contributed to WGRF through the wheat and barley check-off:

Year Wheat Tax Credit (%) Barley Tax Credit (%)
2016 75 74
2015 74 73
2014 74 74
2013 68 71
2012 85 86
2011 84 83
2010 74 69
2009 83 76

For more information on the process of claiming tax credits, please consult your accountant or the CRA directly. For information on the federal SR&ED investment tax credit, visit the Canada Revenue Agency website