Province of Alberta


Due to wildfires, some Canadians may experience a delay in the mail delivery of their CRA benefit and credit cheques. If you are affected, visit Canada Post for updates on your mail delivery. Use My Account to register for direct deposit and avoid interruptions to the tax refund or benefit payments.

We are aware of a system issue impacting some Alberta child and family benefit payments. Affected individuals who receive funds by direct deposit can expect their payment on September 27, 2023, with cheques by mail to follow. Anyone experiencing financial hardship as a result of this situation should contact the CRA immediately at 1-800-959-2809 to initiate manual emergency payments. We regret any inconvenience and thank you for your patience.

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The Canada Revenue Agency administers the Alberta child and family benefit, which is a Canada child benefit (CCB) related program, on behalf of the Alberta provincial government.

Alberta child and family benefit 

The Alberta child and family benefit (ACFB) is a tax-free amount paid to families that have children under 18 years of age.

For July 2023 to June 2024, you may be entitled to receive the following amounts:

The benefit is reduced as family income exceeds $25,935. If your adjusted family net income is between $25,935 and $43,460, you may receive a partial benefit.

In addition, families with working income of more than $2,760 may be entitled to receive the working income component of:

The amount is reduced if your adjusted family net income is more than $43,460.

ACFB payments are made separately from the CCB payments and issued in August, November, February and May.

This program is fully funded by the Alberta provincial government.

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