Get Paid! Canada Workers Benefit (CWB) Payment Dates and Eligibility for 2024

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Hey Hustlers! Are you ready to boost your financial security with the Canada Workers Benefit (CWB)? This tax credit is designed to help low-income workers in Canada, making it easier to manage day-to-day expenses. In this guide, brought to you by HustleHub, we’ll break down everything you need to know about the CWB, including payment dates, eligibility criteria, and how to access your benefits. Let’s dive in!

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A family celebrates receiving the Canada Workers Benefit, highlighting financial relief and security.


  • What: The Canada Workers Benefit (CWB) is a refundable tax credit for low-income workers in Canada.
  • Eligibility: Individuals earning less than $33,015 and families earning less than $43,212 annually.
  • Payments: Up to $1,428 for individuals and $2,461 for families, with additional disability supplements.
  • Payment Dates 2024: January 12, July 12, October 12.
  • Login: Access payment details via CRA My Account or MyBenefits CRA mobile app.

What is the Canada Workers Benefit (CWB)?

The Canada Workers Benefit is a refundable tax credit aimed at supporting low-income workers. It replaced the Working Income Tax Benefit (WITB) in 2019, offering enhanced financial aid to eligible individuals and families. The CWB consists of a basic amount and a disability supplement for those who qualify.

Eligibility Criteria

To qualify for the CWB, you need to meet the following criteria:

  • Individual Eligibility: Earn less than $33,015 annually.
  • Family Eligibility: Combined family income must be less than $43,212 annually.
  • Additional Requirements: You must be a resident of Canada for the entire year, aged 19 or older, or living with a spouse/common-law partner or child.

Note: Full-time students and individuals confined to prison for 90 days or more are not eligible.

CWB Payment Dates for 2024

Mark your calendars! The CWB payments for 2024 will be issued on:

  • January 12, 2024
  • July 12, 2024
  • October 12, 2024

If you’re eligible, you can also receive up to 50% of your CWB as advance payments, which are distributed quarterly.

How Much Can You Receive?

The amount you receive depends on your income and family status:

  • Individuals: Up to $1,428
  • Families: Up to $2,461
  • Disability Supplement: An additional $737 for eligible recipients
StatusMaximum Amount
Disability Supplement$737

How to Apply and Access Your Payments

You don’t need to apply separately for the basic CWB if you’re eligible. Simply file your income tax return, and the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) will assess your eligibility. For advance payments, you need to apply through the CRA My Account or by submitting Form RC201.

To check your payment details:

  1. Online: Log in to CRA My Account
  2. Mobile App: Use the MyBenefits CRA app available for download on both iOS and Android platforms.


What is the CWB?

The CWB is a refundable tax credit for low-income workers in Canada.

Who is eligible for the CWB?

Individuals earning less than $33,015 and families earning less than $43,212 annually.

How do I receive the CWB?

File your income tax return; the CRA will determine your eligibility.

When are the CWB payments made?

Payments are made quarterly on January 12, July 12, and October 12, 2024.

How can I check my CWB payments?

Through CRA My Account or the MyBenefits CRA mobile app.

Can I get advance payments?

Yes, up to 50% of the benefit can be received as advance payments.

What if I have a disability?

You may be eligible for an additional disability supplement of up to $737.

Additional Resources

For more detailed information and to manage your benefits, visit the Canada Workers Benefit page on

Remember, Hustlers, staying informed and taking advantage of benefits like the CWB can significantly impact your financial well-being. Keep hustling and make the most of these opportunities! HustleHub

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