Canary Seed Development Commission of Saskatchewan


March 6, 2013

Claim an SR & ED Investment Tax Credit for your Canary Seed Levy

The Scientific Research and Experimental Development (SR&ED) tax credit is available on the portion of check-off levies spent on qualified projects.

For the 2012 taxation year, CSDCS has determined that 72 per cent of the canary seed levy collected is eligible for this federal tax credit.

For more information on the tax credit, talk to your accountant or go to the Canada Revenue Agency website at

Here are the 2012 federal tax credit eligibility percentages that have been calculated for various Saskatchewan crops:

Canary Seed 72%
Flax 8.8%
Canola 20%
Wheat 85%
Barley 86%
Pulses 53%
Oats 24.6%
Mustard 27%

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