Monthly Archives: March 2012

[Canada] Shared Custody — Benefits Entitlement

h/t Nancy Schneider Belot: [Canada] Shared Custody – Benefits Entitlement “Prior to July 2011, only one person could receive the Canada Child Tax Benefit and the Universal Child Care Benefit each month, and the child component of the GST/HST credit each quarter, with respect to a qualified dependent. This created a problem for parents who share custody of a child. As of July 2011, legislation was amended to recognize both shared custody parents as “eligible individuals” in the same month.” More at: http://www.complexfamilylaw.com/Articles-by-Gene-C-Colman/Family-Law-Taxes-Article.shtml Anyone in Canada having shared child-custody and not previously being able to receive the Canada Child Tax Benefit and the Universal Child Care Benefit should make sure … Continue reading

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