CCB Young Child Supplement 2021

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The CCB young child supplement (CCBYCS) provides up to four tax-free payments in 2021 to families with children under 6 to help pay for a wide range of expenses.

Families may be entitled to receive up to $1,200 per child under 6.

Who can get the CCBYCS

  • You must be entitled to receive the Canada child benefit (CCB) for a child under 6 in January, April, July or October 2021 to receive the CCBYCS.
  • 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:
  • $300 per child if your family net income for 2019 is $120,000 or less
  • $150 per child if your family net income for 2019 is more than $120,000
If you are entitled to receive the CCB in April 2021 for a child under the age of six, you can expect to receive:
  • $300 per child if your family net income for 2019 is $120,000 or less
  • $150 per child if your family net income for 2019 is more than $120,000
If you are entitled to receive the CCB in July 2021 for a child under the age of six, you can expect to receive:
  • $300 per child if your family net income for 2020 is $120,000 or less
  • $150 per child if your family net income for 2020 is more than $120,000
If you are entitled to receive the CCB in October 2021 for a child under the age of six, you can expect to receive:
  • $300 per child if your family net income for 2020 is $120,000 or less
  • $150 per child if your family net income for 2020 is more than $120,000

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

  • May 28, 2021 (includes amounts for January and April)
  • July 30, 2021
  • October 29, 2021

Information in this post is taken from the Canadian government’s official website on May 26, 2021.

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