Amount of the Work Premium

The work premium is calculated on the basis of your work income and your family income. The amount to which you may be entitled also depends on your family situation.

The maximum work premium amounts for the 2016 taxation year are as follows:

Family situation Maximum Annual Work Premium for the 2016 taxation year
Person living alone $725.76
Couple without children $1,133.10
Single-parent family $2,419.20
Couple with at least one child $3,147.50

The amount of the premium decreases as your income approaches the applicable threshold.

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