Yukon Child Benefit

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What is this?

The Yukon Child Benefit (YCB) is a non-taxable benefit that is paid monthly to assist low and modest-income families with the cost of raising children under the age of 18.

Note: The Yukon Child Benefit is funded by the Yukon and administered by the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA). If you are eligible for the credit, payments will be automatically combined and paid to you with your Canada Child Tax Benefit (CCTB) amount each month.

 

Am I eligible?

This tax credit will be automatically paid to you if you meet all of the following eligibility criteria:

  • You are a resident of the Yukon
  • You have children under the age of 18 years
  • You file a tax return every year
  • You earn low to modest income
  • You are already receiving the Canada Child Tax Benefit amount

Canada Revenue Agency says…

This benefit is a non-taxable amount paid monthly to help low‑ and modest‑income families with the cost of raising children under 18 years of age. These amounts are combined with the CCTB into a single monthly payment.

You may be entitled to a benefit of $68.33 per month for each child. If your adjusted family net income is above $35,000, you may get part of the benefit.

 

Where can I learn more?