Tax Holiday for Foreign Researchers and Experts

Administrator: Québec Ministry of Economy, Innovation, and Energy
Source of Funds: Provincial Government, Canada
No Deadline


This tax holiday is designed to facilitate the recruitment of foreign researchers outside Canada whose expertise meets the needs of Quebec's private businesses for the implementation of innovation projects. The hired foreign researcher will be benefiting from a tax holiday on provincial income tax for up to 60 months after beginning their new position.

This program is available in French only.
Quebec | Tax Credit | Tax Deduction

Funding Limits

Eligible Expenditures

  • Min 25.0% of Employee Salary
  • Max 100.0% of Employee Salary
  • Salaries
  • Application Fee: None

Contact Information

Guidelines and Forms

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