Ontario. Ministry of Finance

Site: Oshawa

Service: Guaranteed Annual Income System and Ontario Child Care Supplement - Ontario Child Benefit

Contact Information
Office Phone Toll free 1-866-668-8297 (1-866-ONT-TAXS)
TTY Phone 1-800-263-7776
Fax 1-866-888-3850
E-Mail financecommunications.fin@ontario.ca
Website www.fin.gov.on.ca/en/credit/index.html
Site Information
Located In Community Oshawa
Address & Map
Ministry of Finance
33 King St W
Oshawa, ON L1H 1A1
 
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Intersection King St E and Centre St N
Physical Access Not Applicable - Not open to the public
Agency and Service Names
Alternate Name GAINS
Agency Information
Legal Status (30) Provincial Government
Funding Provincial
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Provincial tax credits and benefits

Ontario Child Benefit: Tax-free monthly payment for low- to moderate-income families with children under 18 years of age. * It is paid to all eligible recipients whether they work or not. * The payment is based on the number of children under 18 years of age in the applicant's family and their adjusted family net income. * The maximum annual Ontario Child Benefit increased to $1,336 per eligible child.

GAINS: Monthly payments to qualifying pensioners on top of the federal Old Age Security (OAS) pension and the Guaranteed Income Supplement (GIS) payments.
Hours Unspecified
Areas Served Ontario
Eligibility Ontario residents * primary caregiver of a child under 18 years of age * must have filed and had assessed the previous year's personal income tax return – and so has the applicant's spouse or common-law partner, if they are married or in a common-law relationship * must have registered the child for the federal Canada Child Tax Benefit 
 
GAINS: must live in Ontario * must be 65 or older * receive federal OAS and GIS * live in Ontario for the past 12 months, or for a total of 20 years since turning 18 * have 10 or more years of Canadian residency * total income from all sources is below the level guaranteed by the province
Application Call or visit the website for general information * for specific information about a payment, contact the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) toll free at 1-800-387-1193 (TTY 1-800-665-0354)
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Categories and Classification
Service Categories Child Care Expense Assistance ; Provincial/Territorial Social Assistance Programs Applications ~ Child Care Issues ; Provincial/Territorial Social Assistance Programs Applications ~ Older Adults ; Provincial/Territorial Tax Information ~ Child Care Issues ; Provincial/Territorial Tax Information ~ Older Adults
Other Details
Resources Forms * publications

Agency Overview


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