Half of the country’s aboriginal families living on reserve could miss out on the federal government’s new child benefit

 

Half of aboriginal families on reserve could miss new child benefit

 

 

Tax returns are the basis for calculating how much a family receives under the new benefit and internal government estimates peg the tax filing rate on reserves at about 50 per cent.

That means millions intended to help indigenous children could end up left in the federal treasury.

 

Read more at: http://www.nationalobserver.com/2016/07/20/news/half-aboriginal-families-reserve-could-miss-new-federal-child-benefit

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