Refundable Tax Credit for Childcare Expenses: Changes for Employment Insurance or COVID-19 Assistance Recipients
As announced by the Ministère des Finances, individuals who incurred childcare expenses while receiving any of the following may be eligible for the tax credit for childcare expenses:
- Employment Insurance benefits;
- the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB), the Canada Recovery Benefit (CRB), the Canada Recovery Sickness Benefit (CRSB) or the Canada Recovery Caregiving Benefit (CRCB).
For more information, see information bulletin 2021-01 on the Ministère des Finances website.
This change concerns only the 2020 and 2021 taxation years.