For information on how to create your account, visit the My Service Canada Account. Starting December 3,claimants can access maternity benefits up to 12 weeks prior to their expected date of confinement.
In some cases, the amount of income you can receive before you must file a tax return has increased.
Table 1 shows the filing requirements for most taxpayers. You lose at least part of the benefit of your exemptions if your adjusted gross income is above a certain amount.
See Phaseout of Exemptionslater. The standard deduction for taxpayers who don't itemize their deductions on Schedule A of Form is higher for than it was for The amount depends on your filing status. You can use the Standard Deduction Tables near the end of this publication to figure your standard deduction.
Information about any future developments affecting Pub. Taxpayer identification number for aliens. If you are a nonresident or resident alien and you don't have and aren't eligible to get a social security number SSNyou must apply for an individual taxpayer identification number ITIN.
Also, see Social Security Numbers for Dependentslater. Photographs of missing children. Photographs of missing children selected by the Center may appear in this publication on pages that would otherwise be blank. You can help bring these children home by looking at the photographs and calling THE-LOST if you recognize a child.
Introduction This publication discusses some tax rules that affect every person who may have to file a federal income tax return. It answers some basic questions: Who Must File explains who must file an income tax return.
If you have little or no gross income, reading this section will help you decide if you have to file a return. Who Should File helps you decide if you should file a return, even if you aren't required to do so. Filing Status helps you determine which filing status to use. Filing status is important in determining whether you must file a return and whether you may claim certain deductions and credits.
It also helps determine your standard deduction and tax rate. Exemptions, which reduce your taxable income, are discussed in Exemptions. Exemptions for Dependents explains the difference between a qualifying child and a qualifying relative.Depending on your income, you might also qualify for monthly benefits under the Canada Child Tax Benefit (CCTB).
It's a joint federal-provincial program, so rates vary from province to province. Working income tax benefit (WITB) - calculation sheet for families, which includes single parents and married couples, with or without children, that are residents of Canada, except for Alberta, Quebec, Nunavut and British Columbia.
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At times, parents need to rely on family. Having a family member care for your child is convenient, affordable and will allow you the peace of mind of knowing your child is in the best hands.
The Canada Child Tax Benefit has become particularly important for divorced single parents who will often receive an increase of overall monthly financial support, if their household income has been reduced as a result of a divorce. Parents Are the Ultimate Security Blankets.
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