Increased Canada Child Benefit Payments coming July 2019

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On May 6 2019, the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos,  Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, announced that the Canada Child Benefit will be raised again starting July 20, 2019. This means that in the 2019 – 2020 benefit year, the maximum benefit will be $6,639 per child under the age of 6 and $5,602 per child aged 6 – 17.

To learn more about this, visit https://www.canada.ca/en/employment-social-development/news/2019/05/strengthening-the-middle-class-by-putting-more-money-in-the-pockets-of-canadians.html

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Canada Child Benefit (CCB) is a tax-free monthly payment made to eligible families to help them with the cost of raising children under the age of 18. If you are a resident of Canada for income tax purposes and primarily responsible for the care of your children under the age of 18, you may be eligible for the benefit. Visit https://settlementcalgary.com/2018/03/05/child-and-family-benefits-calculator/ to see how much your payments may be. The reliability of the results on the accuracy of the information you enter!

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