Offer a tax credit to your Yukon investors

Yukon cooperatives or corporations can apply to the Yukon Business Investment Tax Credit for an individual tax credit for Yukon investors.

This tax credit allows Yukon entities to issue shares to Yukon investors in exchange for an agreed upon return and an individual tax credit of 25 per cent on the amount invested.


Yukon entities must:

  • be an incorporated, private corporation;
  • maintain permanent establishment in Yukon;
  • pay at least 25 per cent of its salaries and wages to Yukon residents; and
  • not exceed $100 million in assets.

Investors must be:

  • 19 years of age or older; and
  • a Yukon resident on December 31 of the year in which the tax credit is claimed.

Apply for the Yukon Business Investment Tax Credit

  1. Work with your Business Development Advisor for authorization to offer this tax credit-eligible investment to Yukon residents.
  2. Confirm your investment is eligible. Email [email protected], or phone 867-456-3803
  3. Complete the application.
  4. Submit your application.
    In person: 303 Alexander Street (1st floor) in Whitehorse, Yukon. The Business and Industry Development office is open Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
    Government of Yukon
    Business and Industry Development (F-1)
    Box 2703
    Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 2C6