I have kids. Can I get child tax benefits?
Question & AnswerI have kids. Can I get child tax benefits?
Figure out how much you can get
The has an online tool to help you figure out what you might get from the Canada child benefit (CCB).
For each child under 6, you can get up to $6,496 a year, which is $541.33 each month.
For each child 6 to 17 years old, you can get up to $5,481 a year, which is $456.75 each month.
If you’re eligible for the CCB, you’ll get the maximum amount if your family is less than $30,000 a year.
If your family income is more than $30,000, the amount you get may be less.
The higher your income, the less money you get. And if you have a very high income, you may not get the CCB at all.
You don’t have to pay taxes on the money you get from the CCB.
And getting the CCB does not affect any other benefits that are based on your income, like: