Changes to EI rates and maximums in 2013

The employment insurance (EI) rates increase to 1.88% in 2013 from 1.83%. The maximum insurable earnings increase $1,500 to $47,400. The employees earning $47,400 or more will have to contribute $51.15 more compared to 2012. The employers will have to spend $71.61 more on EI premium for each employees with salary of $47,400 or higher. The EI rate in Quebec increased to 1.52% in 2013 from 1.47% in 2012.

Recent changes to EI rates and maximums

EI Rates and maximums

Employment insurance (EI) for the self-employed

Basic payroll information for employers 

CPP Rates and maximums 


Additional information