Who is eligible to receive the Canada Child Tax Benefit?

Allan Madan, CA
 Nov 12, 2013


According to the CRA, in order for an individual to be qualified to receive the Canada Child Tax Benefit, all the criteria listed below must be met:

  • Child has to be below eighteen years of age;
  • Individual has to reside with the child , be the primary caretaker of the child, and be a Canadian resident;
  • Individual as well as the spouse/common-law partner have to be Canadian citizens, permanent residents, temporary residents, or protected persons who have resided in Canada for the past one and a half year.



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