The following is in the Good to Know category, if you are a parent with children under the age of six.
[sam id=”15″ codes=”true”]Effective April 1, 2015, the B.C. Early Childhood Tax Benefit is a tax-free monthly payment made to eligible families to help them with the cost of raising young children under age 6. Benefits from this program are combined with the federal Canada Child Tax Benefit and the B.C. family bonus program into a single monthly payment.
The B.C. Early Childhood Tax Benefit provides a benefit of up to $660 per year per child under age 6. Benefits are based on the number of children in the family and the family’s net income.
For more information about the B.C. Early Childhood Tax Benefit, visit http://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/family-social-supports/services-and-supports-for-parents-with-young-children/bc-early-childhood-tax-benefit.
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