It appears that there is some confusion over the proposed
elimination of the Child Tax
Credit for 2015, with some people thinking that the Canada Child Tax
Benefit is being eliminated. The Child Tax Credit is a non-refundable
tax credit claimed on the tax return, and its elimination was proposed by the
October 2014 Federal Tax Update in conjunction with the increase in the UCCB.
For more information on these programs, see the Canada
Revenue Agency (CRA) Child
and Family Benefits web page. Use the CRA Online
Benefits Calculator to determine your eligibility for these programs.
For more government benefits and resources, federal and
provincial/territorial, see our Government
Revised: November 01, 2014