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[Canada] Shared Custody — Benefits Entitlement

Updated 2019 04 23, to add links to related articles. 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: Anyone in Canada having shared child-custody and not previously being able to receive the Canada Child Tax … Continue reading

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