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What is the criteria for common law?

 
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TonyC11
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What is the criteria for common law?

You must be in a co-habiting conjugal relationship for 12 months. Or you must be the parent of your partners child. The child could be your biological offspring, or a child of your partner that you are supporting, ie your dependant.

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tannernshort
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What is the criteria for common law?

Is there any difference in criteria based on what province you reside in?
TonyC11
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What is the criteria for common law?

No, it's the same criteria as far as CRA are concerned. If you live in Quebec there may be some additional nuances, but I am not aware of anything specific. Note my comments are strictly from a CRA view based on their training webinars for tax volunteers.
TonyC11
Level 4

What is the criteria for common law?

You must be in a co-habiting conjugal relationship for 12 months. Or you must be the parent of your partners child. The child could be your biological offspring, or a child of your partner that you are supporting, ie your dependant.

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