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2009 EI (Employment Insurance) Maximum Deduction & Contribution

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  • 2009 EI (Employment Insurance) Premiums

    Your rate of EI premiums (excluding employees working in the province of Quebec), for the 2009 taxation year remains at 1.73% of insurable earnings. The annual maximum insurable earnings have increased from $41,100 to $42,300. If you reached the maximum EI premiums during the previous year, you will recommence paying EI premiums in the new year until the maximum premium level is reached. Once you reach the annual maximum premium deduction of $731.79 in 2009, you will see an increase in the amount of your net pay as there will no longer be EI deductions withheld from your pay.

    If you work in the province of Quebec, your rate of EI premiums for the 2009 taxation year has decreased from 1.39% to 1.38% of insurable earnings. The annual maximum insurable earnings have increased from $41,100 to $42,300. If you reached the maximum EI premiums during the previous year, you will recommence paying EI premiums in the new year until the maximum premium level is reached. Once you reach the annual maximum premium deduction of $583.74 in 2009, you will see an increase in the amount of your net pay as there will no longer be EI deductions withheld from your pay.

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