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Raising children, working at minimum wage, living with disabilities, buying or renovating a home, or just keeping up with the bills is not always easy. There are many benefits, credits, and programs available to help you.

Canada child benefit (CCB)

Provides monthly tax-free money. Eligible families can get up to $7,437 per year for each child under 6 and up to $6,275 per year, for each child aged 6 to 17.

Canada workers benefit (CWB)

Provides an amount that helps those working and earning a low income to reduce any taxes owed and can result in a tax refund.

GST/HST Credit

Provides four tax-free payments per year. If eligible, single individuals can get up to $496 per year. A couple with two children could get up to $992 per year.

Disability tax credit (DTC)

Provides a tax credit for people with impairments, or their supporting family member, that lowers the amount of income tax they may owe. Eligible individuals can claim up to $8,870, with an additional $5,174 for those under 18.

Home Buyers’ Plan (HBP)

Withdraw up to $35,000 from your registered retirement savings plan (RRSPs) to buy or build a home.

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Tax credits and benefits for individuals

Payment dates, Canada child benefit, GST/HST credit, disability tax credit, Canada workers benefit, and other benefits and credits.

Housing programs

Learn about programs that can help with buying or renovating a home.

Canada Dental Benefit

The interim Canada Dental Benefit gives eligible families up-front, direct payments of up to $650 a year per eligible child under 12 for two years (up to $1,300) to support the costs of dental care services.

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