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FEDERAL INCOME TAX - Computation of tax - Individuals - Tax credits - Child tax benefits

Wednesday, July 11, 2018 @ 8:22 AM  

Appeal by Almadhoun from a Tax Court decision finding she was not an eligible individual for the purpose of receiving child tax benefits (CTB). The appellant was a Palestinian citizen of Jordan who entered Canada on different visitor visas between 2005 and 2011. Her child was a Canadian citizen. The appellant alleged that her husband was abusive and intended to deny her custody and access to the child. In 2011, she re-entered Canada from Kuwait and claimed refugee protection. Thereafter, she resided in Ottawa with the...