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 This blogsite is here help Canadian residents to better understand the federal pension programs.

Please be advised that this site is not a government website.
It is created to provide general pension information only.

2022 CPP/OAS Payment Dates

(Upcoming Payment) Wednesday, September 28th, 2022 You should receive your direct deposit on Thursday the 29th or Friday the 30th. The dates below are days when the payment will be issued from the pension program payment system. Pensioners will receive their direct deposit within 1-2 business days from the issuing date. If you are receiving... ...

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How to appeal an Old Age Security application

  The form ISP-3134 is used to request a review of the decision on your application for Old Age Security Programs, this includes Old Age Security, Guaranteed Income Supplement (GIS), Allowance/Allowance for the Survivor (ALW/ALWS). This form does not apply to Canada Pension program. A few reminders: Ensure to write down your SIN or your... ...

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2022 Guaranteed Income Supplement (GIS) Payment Dates

(Upcoming Payment) Wednesday, September 28th, 2022 You should receive your direct deposit on Thursday the 29th or Friday the 30th. The dates below are days when the payment will be issued from the pension program payment system. Pensioners will receive their direct deposit within 1-2 business days from the issuing date. If you are receiving... ...

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Ontario Trillium Benefit (OTB) 2022 payment dates

The OTB payment includes Ontario energy and property tax credit (OEPTC), Northern Ontario energy credit (NOEC) and Ontario sales tax credit (OSTC). To learn more, please visit Ontario.ca for further details. Click Here. 2022 January 10, 2022 February 10, 2022 March 10, 2022 April 8, 2022 May 10, 2022 June 10, 2022 July 8, 2022... ...

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How to change address on pension file?

You can change/update your mailing address through the following options: 1) Call centre Call pension call centre directly at 1-800-277-9914. The agent on the phone will be able to help you update your address directly on the file. 2) In-person Visit your local Service Canada centre to request your address change if you are unable... ...

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Common reasons why OAS/GIS/ALW amount is reduced?

Once a pensioner qualified for their OAS benefit, the amount paid under OAS title will not be reduced unless there was a recalculation occurred to the pensioner’s file. When the pensioners noticed their OAS benefit payment reduced when checking their bank statement, it was most likely due to the amount paid under GIS was either... ...

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Statement of Estimated Income form (ISP-3041)

If you have gone through a dramatic drop or stopped personal income in the year 2020, you may qualify for higher Guaranteed Income Supplements (GIS) by completing the Statement of Estimated form for the specific year that your income had dropped. This form is not publicly available, unfortunately, therefore you will have to contact pension... ...

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CPP / OAS mailing address

Please be advised that the address below are designated PO Box location for each province’s CPP/OAS processing office. They are not actual Service Canada centres. Mailing from outside of Canada If you are mailing the document from oversea, you must choose the province address where you last reside in Canada.   Mailing Addresses based on... ...

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Adding authorized communicate person

If you are planning to add another person to help the pensioner to communicate with pension office, you can appoint the contact person through 2 options indicated below. This form allows pensioners to name an authorized person under the Canada Pension Plan or the Old Age Security Act. It authorizes that appointed person to both... ...

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Guaranteed Income Supplement (GIS) renewal for July 2022 to June 2023

Download July 2022 to June 2023 GIS Renewal Form The new entitlement cycle for the Guaranteed Income Supplement (GIS) benefit begins this month. If you have filed your 2021 income tax early, your income information will automatically be shared by CRA with the Pension office. Therefore, your new 2022-2023 GIS benefit will automatically be renewed.... ...

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Sending CPP/OAS application or documents by email

We have learned from a pension call centre agent that Service Canada pension office has a national plan to allow pension applicants to send their application or supporting documents by email. This service is not advertised publicly. To be able to send the documents by email, applicants must first contact pension call centre to let... ...

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Old Age Security – How to apply

Do you need to apply Pension office may send you a letter to let you know that you will receive the Old Age Security (OAS) pension when you turn 64 years old. If you did not receive any letter about the Old Age Security pension the month after you turned 64, make sure to call... ...

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How to stop or cancel OAS or CPP benefits due to death

The OAS/CPP benefits must be cancelled after the death of the pensioner When an Old Age Security (OAS) and Canada Pension Plan (CPP) pensioner dies, their benefits must be cancelled. Benefits are payable for the month where the death occurs; benefits received after the month of death must be returned to pension program. This includes... ...

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Request CRA for CPP ruling

A Canada Pension Plan and employment insurance (CPP/EI) ruling is an official decision made by an authorized officer of the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA). The ruling confirms whether a worker is an employee or is self-employed and whether the worker’s employment is pensionable, insurable, or both. A ruling can also show the amount of pensionable... ...

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Old Age Security (OAS) increase for July to September 2022

OAS benefit amounts will increase by 2.8% for the July to September 2022 quarter. This increase is based on the general Consumer Price Index (CPI). Maximum OAS amount for this quarter: $666.83 (An increase of $18.16, for those who started receiving it at age 65.) Maximum GIS amount for this quarter: Single, widowed, or divorced... ...

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