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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.

How to easily speak to CPP/OAS call centre agent?

Service Canada Pension call centre phone number: 1-800-277-9914 Instruction on how to easily connect to CPP/OAS call centre agent? Once connected, press “1” right away for English language ( “2” for French). Wait for the automated message to end. Press “1” again if you are calling for yourself or “2” if you are calling on... ...

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2022 Guaranteed Income Supplement (GIS) Payment Dates

(Upcoming Payment) Friday, May 27th, 2022 You should receive your direct deposit on Friday the 27th or Monday 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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2022 CPP/OAS Payment Dates

(Upcoming Payment) Friday, May 27th, 2022 You should receive your direct deposit on Friday the 27th or Monday 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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Old Age Security (OAS) increase for April to June 2022

OAS benefit amounts will increase by 1% for the April to June 2022 quarter. This increase is based on the general Consumer Price Index (CPI). Maximum OAS amount for this quarter: $648.67 Maximum GIS amount for this quarter: Single, widowed, or divorced pensioner: $968.86 You and your spouse both receive full OAS / your spouse... ...

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2021 CPP/OAS T4 slip

* * * IMPORTANT NOTICE * * * If you have not received your CPP and OAS T4 by now, please contact Service Canada pension call centre to request a replacement copy. If you need the tax information urgently, the agent on the phone may be able to read out to you the box numbers... ...

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CPP/OAS application wait time 2022

CPP programs application processing time frame Canada Pension Plan application: around 2 months CPP Disability program: around 6-7 months Death benefit application: around 1 month and half Survivor’s pension application: around 1 month and half Survivor children’s benefit application: around 2 months OAS programs application processing time frame Old Age Security and GIS combined application:... ...

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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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2022 CRA Free Tax Clinic – Find Your Location

Choose your clinic A free tax clinic is a place where eligible people can get their tax returns done for free by volunteers. They are hosted by community organizations across Canada through the Community Volunteer Income Tax Program (CVITP) and the Income Tax Assistance – Volunteer Program (ITAVP) in Quebec. There are different types of... ...

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2022 CRA Free Tax Clinics

  CRA Free tax clinics overview The Community Volunteer Income Tax Program (CVITP) has existed since 1971 and is a longstanding partnership between the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA), and community organizations and their volunteers. In the province of Québec, the program has operated since 1988, and is referred to as the Income Tax Assistance – Volunteer... ...

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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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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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Statement of Estimated Income form (ISP-3041)

If you have gone through a dramatic drop or stop personal income in the year 2020, you may be 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... ...

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2022 Senior Calendar

2022 Senior Calendar are now available to download! Click the link to download your language version.  English Calendar  /  French Calendar The senior calendars are no longer distributed at your local Service Canada centres. You will have to print your online version (PDF copy) through a printer. If you would like to find out your... ...

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Contacting the CPP/OAS office from oversea

To call If you need to reach out to CPP/ OAS office from outside of Canada, you may call their office number with 1-800-Collect call. Dial 1-800-collect first, then dial 1-613-957-1954. The office hour is 8:30 to 4:30pm Easter Standard time. Need help completing the forms? Canada or the United States: 1-800-277-9914 All other countries: 1-613-957-1954 (Pension... ...

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What’s consider income under GIS program

When applying for the Guaranteed Income Supplement (GIS) or the Allowance (ALW), you, or in the case of a couple you and your spouse or common-law partner, must report your income and deductions. Do not include income received under Old Age Security, Guaranteed Income Supplement, Allowance, or Allowance for the Survivor program when complete the... ...

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