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Veteran

If you’re a veteran, these benefits can help increase your income and reduce your expenses.

Common veteran benefits

Federal

Are you having financial difficulties because of low or no income? The Canadian Forces Income Support is a tax-free, monthly benefit to help low-income Veterans, survivors, and dependent children.

Tax filing not required

Federal

Do you have an illness or injury from your service in Canada’s Armed Forces (the military) or the RCMP? Disability Benefits are financial recognition for the impact this service-related injury or disease can have on your life.

Tax filing not required

Federal

This program is paid to a spouse or common-law partner and dependent children if a Canadian Armed Forces member has died as a result of a service-related injury or disease if the death was within 30 days after the injury occurred or the disease was contracted.

$385,091.61.

Tax filing not required

Federal

Are you the survivor or orphan child of a Canadian Armed Forces Veteran and having financial difficulties because of low or no income? The Canadian Forces Income Support is a tax-free, monthly benefit that can help.

Tax filing not required

Federal

If you are a veteran, the Income Replacement Benefit maintains your income while you are taking part in the VAC rehabilitation program. This can also help you if you are the survivor or dependent child of a CAF member or Veteran who died due to an illness or injury related to their service.

Tax filing required

Federal

Veterans Benefits are available to assist veterans and their families after an injury, during transition from military to civilian life, and provides access to supportive services throughout their lives.

Tax filing not required