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The Manitoba Cultural Industries Printing Tax Credit is a refundable tax credit that can be claimed against eligible printing revenue. To be considered eligible, revenue must be earned by printing, assembling, or binding of a book that:
- Is produced for a publisher who resides in Canada; and
- Is eligible for the book publishing tax credit or would be eligible for that credit if it were a first edition
The total credit amount that you can claim is 15% of your eligible printing revenue.
You are eligible to claim the credit if:
- You were a resident of Manitoba as of December 31st;
- Your business activity is to print, assemble, and bind books; and
- You received eligible printing revenue in 2015
Important: Before you begin, ensure that you told us that you lived in MANITOBA on December 31st of the 2015 tax year, in H&R Block’s tax software. To do this:
1. Click the HOME tab.
2. Click the ABOUT YOU icon, and click the Your residence link. You will find yourself here:
Once you have confirmed your residence location, claim your Manitoba Cultural Industries Printing Tax Credit by following these steps:
1. Click the PREPARE tab.
2. Click the YOUR YEAR IN REVIEW icon. You will find yourself here:
3. Click the checkbox labelled I worked for myself.
4. Scroll to the bottom of the page and click Continue. You will find yourself on the EMPLOYMENT icon:
5. Under the CREDITS AND REBATES heading, click the checkbox labelled Cultural Industries Printing Tax Credit.
6. Scroll to the bottom of the page and click Continue.
When you arrive at the page for the Cultural Industries Printing Tax Credit enter your information into the tax software.
- Form – Manitoba cultural industries printing tax credit (Government of Manitoba website)
- Line 69 – Cultural industries printing tax credit (CRA website)