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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.

2023 CPP/OAS Payment Dates

(Upcoming Payment) Friday, January 27, 2023 You should receive your direct deposit on Monday the 30th or Tuesday the 31st. 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 T4 slip

* * * IMPORTANT NOTICE * * * Service Canada is in the process of mailing out 2021 CPP and OAS T4 slips. Pensioners should expect to receive their T4 slips by the end of February 2023. Please ensure your home/mailing address is up to date in your pension. Unfortunately, changing address, direct deposit or... ...

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Old Age Security (OAS) increase for January to March 2023

OAS benefit amounts will increase by 0.3% for the January to March 2023 quarter. This increase is based on the general Consumer Price Index (CPI). Maximum OAS amount for this quarter: $687.56 for seniors between ages 65 to 74  $756.32 for seniors 75 and older Maximum GIS amount for this quarter: Single, widowed, or divorced... ...

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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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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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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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2023 Guaranteed Income Supplement (GIS) Payment Dates

(Upcoming Payment) Friday, January 27, 2023 You should receive your direct deposit on Monday the 30th or Tuesday the 31st. 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) 2023 payment dates

The 2023 payment dates are not published on Canada.ca website yet. 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. 2023 January 10, 2023 February 10, 2023 March 10, 2023 April... ...

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2023 Senior Calendar

2023 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.     2022 Senior Calendar  Click the link... ...

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CPP/OAS application wait time 2023

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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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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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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2023 Service Canada Centre Statutory Holidays Closures

Please be advised that the Federal Government pension offices (call centre and in-person) will be closed to the general public on the following statutory holidays in 2023: New Year’s Day – Sunday, January 1 (Service centres closed Monday, January 2) Good Friday – Friday, April 7 Easter Monday – Monday, April 10 Victoria Day – Monday,... ...

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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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2022 Remembrance Day holiday Service Canada office closure

The Federal Government offices (call centre and in-person) will be closed to the general public on the Remembrance Day holiday, Friday, November 11th, 2022.   ...

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