Newfoundland and Labrador

Newfoundland and Labrador Income Supplement

Easy application

Tax filing required

Automatic benefit

You do not need a separate application to get this benefit.

You will automatically be considered for this benefit if your file your taxes. Your eligibility each year is based on your family net income from the last year.

You do not need to apply for this benefit, but you need to file your tax return to get it.

The government will use the information in your tax return to decide if you will get the benefit.

The Newfoundland and Labrador Income Supplement is a refundable tax credit for people living on a low income. A refundable tax credit is an amount that you can get paid even if you don’t owe taxes.

The benefits are paid to those eligible in quarterly installments in January, April, July, and October.

Eligibility for the refundable tax credit will be based on family net income from the previous year.

Whether single or as a couple, if you have a family net income between $20,000 and $40,000 you are eligible to get the maximum benefit of $450. You may also be able to get more if you have a spouse, children, or you are claiming the Disability Tax Credit Visit the Newfoundland and Labrador Income Supplement to learn more about how the dollar amount is calculated.

If your family net income is more than $40,000 or lower than $20,000 you may be able to get some of the benefit, depending on your income.

No application is required for the Newfoundland and Labrador Income Supplement. However, you must file your annual income tax return to get this benefit.

Last updated: November 12, 2021