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After finishing my taxes it lists the annual estimated child care benefit above my name and not my wife who usually receives it. is it now coming in my name and not hers?

after finishing my taxes it lists the annual estimated child care benefit above my name and not my wife who usually receives it.  is that normal?  is it listed there as just a general spot to put it? or is now coming to me and not my wife?

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After finishing my taxes it lists the annual estimated child care benefit above my name and not my wife who usually receives it. is it now coming in my name and not hers?

The Child Care Benefit (CCB) will continue to be issued in your wife's name. The tax return only uses the income information from both of you of in the calculation of these benefits. No changes can be made to them when filing your tax returns.

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Level 1

After finishing my taxes it lists the annual estimated child care benefit above my name and not my wife who usually receives it. is it now coming in my name and not hers?

The Child Care Benefit (CCB) will continue to be issued in your wife's name. The tax return only uses the income information from both of you of in the calculation of these benefits. No changes can be made to them when filing your tax returns.

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After finishing my taxes it lists the annual estimated child care benefit above my name and not my wife who usually receives it. is it now coming in my name and not hers?

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