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Ontario. Ministry of Finance

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 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 $1,378 per eligible child.

Guaranteed Annual Income System (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

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