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Ottawa, Ontario, November 1, 2013... The Canada Revenue Agency announced today that the maximum pensionable earnings under the Canada Pension Plan (CPP) for 2014 will be $52,500—up from $51,100 in 2013. The new ceiling was calculated according to a CPP legislated formula that takes into account the growth in average weekly wages and salaries in Canada.

Contributors who earn more than $52,500 in 2014 are not required or permitted to make additional contributions to the CPP.

The basic exemption amount for 2014 remains $3,500.

The employee and employer contribution rates for 2014 will remain unchanged at 4.95%, and the self‑employed contribution rate will remain unchanged at 9.9%.

The maximum employer and employee contributions to the plan for 2014 will be $2,425.50 each, and the maximum self-employed contribution will be $4,851.00. The maximums in 2013 were $2,356.20 and $4,712.40.

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Canada Revenue Agency
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