Federal

Canada Workers Benefit (CWB): Disability Supplement

Easy application

Tax filing required

Prerequisite(s) required

To get this benefit you need to first apply for the following benefit(s) if you're eligible:

Note: for residents of Québec the maximum amount for the disability supplement will vary

The Disability Supplement is a refundable tax credit which is the second part of the Canada Workers Benefit (CWB).

Note: for residents of Québec the maximum amount for the disability supplement will vary.

The [Disability Supplement] (https://www.canada.ca/en/revenue-agency/services/child-family-benefits/canada-workers-benefit.html) is a refundable tax credit which is the second part of the Canada Workers Benefit (CWB).

The maximum amount for the disability supplement is:

  • $720 for single individuals
  • The CWB disability supplement is gradually reduced if your adjusted net income is more than $32,244. No disability supplement is paid if your adjusted net income is more than $37,044. $720 for families
  • The CWB disability supplement is gradually reduced if your adjusted family net income is more than $42,197. No disability supplement is paid if one spouse is eligible for the disability tax credit and your adjusted family net income is more than $46,997, or if both spouses are eligible for the disability tax credit and your adjusted family net income is more than $51,797.

You may be able to get this benefit if you are eligible for the Disability Tax Credit and the Canada Workers Benefit (CWB).

Social Insurance Number

For example:

  • confirmation of SIN letter
  • plastic SIN card (non-expired)

Apply for the Disability Supplement:

  • Prepare your income tax and benefit return.
  • Complete step 3 in Schedule 6, Canada Workers Benefit to apply for the disability supplement.
  • Enter the CWB amount calculated on Schedule 6 line 42, on line 45300 of your return.
  • If you are filing by paper - include your completed Schedule 6 with your return.

Request advance payment:

Notes:

  • CRA must receive Form RC201 no later than August 31st or it will not be processed.
  • Once CRA receives your form, it should be processed within 11 weeks.
  • You must apply every year that you want advance payments.

Last updated: August 17, 2021