Spousal Credit Non Resident and Resident

Hi I have 2 Clients, different situations.

1. Client got married last year, June 8, 2018.

Client - Permanent Resident

Spouse - Non Reisdent

I updated the Marital Status of the Resident. Included the date 06-08

I entered Spouse's information (I overridden the datas) 

*Foreign Address


*Spouse's net income is zero. Client is currently supporting and sending money. I saw the receipts and told him to keep it as CRA may asks for the receipts.

Now, S1 and SK428, has claimed the full spousal amount. 

Question: Shouldnt that be prorated?

2. Client got married last year, January 13, 2018

I have updated everything

Husband arrived in Canada November 14, 2018 *doesnt work yet*

Now, same thing. Full spousal amount was claimed for both S1 and SK428. Should I do something with that? Calculate proration myself? or just leave it?

Thanks in advance Experts! :)

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