Canada Child Tax Benefit

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Annual maximum CCTB (including the NCBS) for the July 2011 to June 2012 benefit year for families with net incomes below $24,183 in 2011

Number of Children Basic
CCTB
NCBS Total Monthly Benefit
1st child $1367 $2118 $3485 $290.41
2nd child $1367 $1873 $3240 $270.00
3rd & each additional child $1462 $1782 $3244 $270.33
  • Families with net incomes below $24,183 will get the maximum CCTB - including the full NCBS and the supplement for the third and each additional child - of:
    • $290.41 per month ($3,485 per year) for the first child,
    • $270.00 per month ($3,240 per year) for the second child, and
    • $270.00 per month ($3,244 per year) for all other children in the family, along with any supplement for children under 7 that is applicable.
  • Families with net incomes between $24,183 and $41,544 will get the maximum basic CTB, the supplement for the third and each additional child, and a partial NCBS, along with any supplement for children under 7 that is applicable. Families with four or more children will also be entitled to a partial NCBS if their income is just above $41,544.
  • One and two-child families with net incomes between $41,544 and approximately $109,894 will receive partial benefits. Larger families may also be entitled to a partial CCTB if their income is above $109,894.
  • The annual Children’s Special Allowances amount will increase from $3,485. The monthly amount per child will increase from $290.41 in July 2011.

To determine the amount of benefits you may be entitled to receive, visit the CRA’s Child and Family Benefits On-Line Calculator.

Canada Child Tax Benefit for July 2011

Beginning in July 2011, the amount of CCTB will be increased to provide extra support to low- and middle- income families with children.

Annual maximum CCTB (including the NCBS) for the July 2011 to June 2012 benefit year for families with net incomes below $24,183 in 2011.

Number of Children Basic
CCTB*
NCBS Total Monthly Benefit
1st child $1367 $2118 $3485 $290.41
2d child $1367 $1873 $3240 $270.00
3rd & each additional child $1462 $1782 $3244 $270.33
  • Families that had net income below $24,183 in 2011 qualify for the maximum base benefit of the CCTB and maximum NCB Supplement.
  • Families that had net incomes between $24,183 and $41,544 in 2011 qualify for the maximum base benefit of the CCTB and part of the NCB Supplement.
  • Families that had net incomes above $41,544 in 2011 qualify for a part of the base benefit of the CCTB.

*The Alberta government has chosen to vary the amount of the basic benefit its residents receive. Details are not yet available.

To determine the amount of benefits you may be entitled to receive, visit the CRA’s Child and Family On-Line Calculator.