UNIVERSAL CHILD CARE BENEFIT INCREASES FROM $100 to $160 and up to Age 17.
Prime Minister Stephen Harper on October 30, 2014 has announced some changes to the tax system to make life more affordable for Canadian families. He was joined by Joe Oliver, Minister of Finance, Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs, Candice Bergen, Minister of State (Social Development), and Stella Ambler, Member of Parliament for Mississauga South.
You thought that universal child care benefits (UCCB) for children were not enough? Well now families have reason to smile. If you have a child upto 6 years of age or older maximum upto age 17 can receive child care benefits from the government of Ontario.
1) Universal Child Care Benefits for children under 6 years as of January 1, 2015, will increase up to $160 for each child. Previously, was $100 per month per child in 2014.
Maximum parents receive per child - $1,920
Expansion of the universal child care benefit has increased from age 6 years of age to 17 years of age.
2.) UCCB - Universal child care benefit will be paid up to $60 per month per child aged six through 17. In a year, parents will receive up to $720 per child. WOW!
Author - Atul Prakash
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