Box O – Financial Assistance (Code: RS)

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Enter in box O of the RL-1 slip (see courtesy translation RL-1-T) any financial assistance (with the exception of amounts attributable to childcare expenses) paid by the Ministère du Travail, de l'Emploi et de la Solidarité sociale.

Also enter:

  • earnings supplements paid under a project sponsored by a government or government agency in Canada to encourage an individual to obtain or keep employment or to carry on a business either alone or as a partner actively engaged in the business, otherwise than under a prescribed program;
  • financial assistance paid under a program established by the Canada Employment Insurance Commission under Part II of the Employment Insurance Act;
  • financial assistance paid under a program, other than a prescribed program, that is:
    • established by a government or government agency in Canada or by an organization,
    • similar to a program established under Part II of the Employment Insurance Act, and
    •  the subject of an agreement between the government, government agency or organization, as the case may be, and the Canada Employment Insurance Commission pursuant to section 63 of the Employment Insurance Act;
  • financial assistance paid under a program established by a government or government agency in Canada that provides income replacement benefits similar to income replacement benefits provided under a program established under the Employment Insurance Act.
Source of income

You must indicate the source of this income by entering code RS in the box marked “Code (case O)” of the RL-1 slip.

For more information on the codes to enter in the box marked “Code (case O),” consult RL-1 Slip – Box Marked “Code (case O)”.

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