Tax contribution

We pursue a tax strategy that is aligned with Bombardier’s business strategy and conforms to our Code of Ethics and Business Conduct. In alignment with our Corporate Tax Policy, we have put in place multiple resources, processes and controls to ensure that we are in full compliance with all applicable laws, including statutory obligations related to filings, payments, withholding obligations and disclosures to authorities.

Total taxes borne and collected by Bombardier (in millions of US dollars) 1

 20222021 CONTINUING  
Total taxes borne2  and collected3  by Bombardier4884355281,5231,543
Income taxes284255291769796
Payroll taxes and social charges171148211671641
Transaction and sales taxes1717175870
Property, business and other taxes151592536

1 For significant locations only (Canada, United States, United Kingdom, Germany and Mexico). Includes income taxes paid on profits, payroll taxes and social charges, unrecoverable portion of sales taxes and other transactional taxes as well as taxes on property and business operations. For 2021 and 2020, taxes borne and collected in relation to the divested activities including the Bombardier Transportation division sold on January 29, 2021 were excluded.
2 The total amount of taxes borne by Bombardier in 2022 was $139 million ($125 million for 2021).
3 The total amount of taxes collected by Bombardier in 2022 was $349 million ($310 million for 2021).

Tax strategy

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Bombardier UK Tax Strategy