Line 30100 – Age amount

Note: Line 30100 was line 301 before tax year 2019.

Claim this amount if you were 65 years of age or older on December 31, 2020, and your net income (line 23600 of your return) is less than $89,422.

If your net income was:

  • $38,508 or less, claim $7,637 on line 30100 of your return 
  • more than $38,508, but less than $89,422, complete the chart for line 30100 on the Worksheet for the Return to calculate your claim.

Enter your date of birth in the "Step 1 – Information about you" area on page 1 of your return.

Remember to claim the corresponding provincial or territorial non-refundable tax credit to which you are entitled, on line 58080 of your provincial or territorial Form 428.


Special rules apply to claims for this amount if you were bankrupt during the tax year or if you immigrate to or emigrate from Canada in the tax year. For information about these rules, contact the CRA.

Tax Tip

You may be able to transfer all or part of your age amount to your spouse or common-law partner or to claim all or part of their age amount. For more information, go to Line 32600 – Amounts transferred from your spouse or common-law partner.

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