This is a benefit that, while taxable, pays a monthly fee of $100 for each child under the age of six years old. This helps support the cost of child care. Moreover, the Canadian government is looking at increasing the amount that families will receive.
For the determination of eligibility an applicant needs to fall within the following guidelines:
- Be the primary caregiver of a child under six years of age on or after 1 July 2006
- Be a resident of Canada