Who is eligible for Canada child tax benefit ?

To be eligible for Canada child tax benefit (CCTB), you have to meet all of the following conditions:

  • You must live with the child, and the child must be under the age of 18;
  • You must be the person primarily responsible for the care and upbringing of the child;
  • You must be a resident of Canada for tax purpose; and
  • You or your spouse or common-law partner must be:
    • A Canadian citizen;
    • A permanent resident;
    • A protected person; or
    • A temporary resident who has lived in Canada through out the previous 18 months, and who has a valid permit in the 19th month.

What is Canada child tax benefit?

How much is Canada child tax benefit?

At what level of income, you no longer receive CCTB?

A list of tax credit with explanation

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