Google Translate Disclaimer

A number of pages on the Government of Saskatchewan`s web site have been professionally translated in French. These translations are identified by a yellow text box that resembles the link below and can be found in the right hand rail of the page. The home page for French-language content on this site can be found here:

Renseignements en Français

Where an official translation is not available, Google™ Translate can be used. Google™ Translate is a free online language translation service that can translate text and web pages into different languages. Translations are made available to increase access to Government of Saskatchewan content for populations whose first language is not English.

The results of software-based translation do not approach the fluency of a native speaker or possess the skill of a professional translator. The translation should not be considered exact, and may include incorrect or offensive language Government of Saskatchewan does not warrant the accuracy, reliability or timeliness of any information translated by this system. Some files or items cannot be translated, including graphs, photos, and other file formats such as portable document formats (PDFs).

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Insurance Premiums Tax

Insurance companies who conduct business in Saskatchewan are subject to the Insurance Premiums Tax, the Motor Vehicle Insurance Premiums Tax, and the Fire Prevention Tax.

The Insurance Premiums Tax Act levies a tax of 3% on the gross premiums of life, accident, sickness and hail insurance. Individual life, accident and sickness insurance policies in force prior to April 1, 2000 are taxed at a rate of 2% until such time as the individual policy no longer exists. A rate of 4% of gross premiums is taxed on all other insurance transacted in Saskatchewan. Marine and reinsurance is exempt from the Insurance Premiums Tax.

The Motor Vehicle Insurance Premiums Tax Act levies a tax of 1% on gross motor vehicle insurance premiums. 

The First Prevention Act, 1992 levies a tax of 1% on premiums written relating to fire insurance.

File Your Insurance Premiums Tax Return

To be completed annually by insurance companies doing business in Saskatchewan.

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