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Work premium

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Applying for Advance Payments of the Work Premium

Important Notice

This page is being updated. Meanwhile, as the information currently online may not be complete, we invite you to consult the French version. Thank you for your understanding.

Any individual who considers to be eligible to the work premium.

An individual must meet all the following conditions:

  • The individual is active in the labour market
  • The individual resides in Québec on December 31 and has one of the following statuses:
      • Canadian citizen,
      • Indian,
      • permanent resident,
      • person on whom Canada has conferred refugee protection;
  • The individual was not confined to a prison or similar institution;
  • He or she is 18 years of age or older on the first day of the month when the application is filed or, if younger, no other individual is entitled to receive the child assistance payment with regard to him or her for the year of reference;
  • The individual estimates that he or she is entitled to an annual work premium of more than
      • $500, with a dependent child,
      • $300, without a dependent child;
  • The annual income of the individual’s household is lower than
      • $17,761.60 for a person living alone;
      • $27,521 for a couple without children;
      • $34,656 for a single-parent family;
      • $47,665 for a couple with at least one dependent child.
  • The individual accepts to register for direct deposit.

When two spouses consider that they are entitled to the work premium for the year, only one of them must apply for advance payments.

To apply for advance payments of the work premium, proceed in one of the following ways:

  • complete the Work Premium: Application for Advance Payments form and mail it with the required documents to Revenu Québec.  
  • Use the online service Apply for Advance Payments of the Work Premium. 

The Advance Payment Files: Work Premium or Tax Credit for Childcare Expenses online service can be used to follow the progress in the processing of an application.  

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