I earn about $30,000 more than my husband. How do I do the income split or does turbotax automatically do it?


File your taxes as a spousal return and TurboTax willl automatically calculate the Family Tax Cut for you.

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You can claim the Family Tax Cut for a tax year if:

  • You were a resident of Canada on December 31 of the year (or on the date of death);
  • You have an eligible spouse or common-law partner for the year who has not claimed the Family Tax Cut;
  • You have a child who is under 18 at the end of the year who ordinarily lives throughout the year with you or your eligible spouse or common-law partner;
  • You were not confined to a prison or similar institution for a period of at least 90 days during the year;
  • Neither you nor your eligible spouse or common-law partner became bankrupt in the year;
  • Neither you nor your eligible spouse or common-law partner elected to split eligible pension income in the year; and
  • Both you and your eligible spouse or common-law partner file an income tax and benefit return for the year.
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