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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 2021 to June 2022, you may be entitled to receive the following amounts:

  • $1,330 ($110.83 per month) for the first child
  • $665 ($55.41 per month) for the second child
  • $665 ($55.41 per month) for the third child
  • $665 ($55.41 per month) for the fourth child

The benefit is reduced as family income exceeds $24,467. If your adjusted family net income is between $24,467 and $41,000, 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:

  • $681 ($56.75 per month) for the first child
  • $620 ($51.66 per month)for the second child
  • $371 ($30.91 per month) for the third child
  • $123 ($10.25 per month) for the fourth child

The amount is reduced if your adjusted family net income is more than $41,000.

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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