CCB young child supplement

The CCB young child supplement (CCBYCS) provides up to four tax-free payments in 2021 to families with children under the age of six to help pay for a wide range of expenses. Families may be entitled to receive up to $1,200 per child under the age of six.

Who can get the CCBYCS

You must be entitled to receive the Canada child benefit (CCB) for a child under the age of six in January, April, July or October 2021 to receive the CCBYCS.

An amount is payable for January, April, July or October if the child is under the age of six at the beginning of that month.

For example:

You do not need to apply to receive the CCBYCS. However, you and your spouse or common-law partner must file your 2019 and 2020 income tax and benefit returns to get the payments you are entitled to.

How much you can get

If you are entitled to receive the CCB in January 2021 for a child under the age of six, you can expect to receive:

If you are entitled to receive the CCB in April 2021 for a child under the age of six, you can expect to receive:

If you are entitled to receive the CCB in July 2021 for a child under the age of six, you can expect to receive:

If you are entitled to receive the CCB in October 2021 for a child under the age of six, you can expect to receive:

Parents who share custody will each get half of the CCBYCS for each child under the age of six based on their own family net income.

Agencies that receive children’s special allowances (CSA) payments will also receive CCBYCS equivalent payments of $300 for each child under the age of six for whom the CSA is paid.

Payment dates

The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) makes CCBYCS payments on the following dates:

These payments are issued separately from the CCB payments you already receive.

If you do not receive your payment on the expected payment date, please wait 10 business days before you contact us.

If your situation changes, let the CRA know as soon as possible. Your payments may stop if you don’t inform the CRA.

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