if cleint work one month out of canada in jan and after work in canada and has T4 small income and start in oct with uber is he can get the WITB


Hi westboro,

Schedule 6 for the WITB can be found here:  https://www.canada.ca/content/dam/cra-arc/formspubs/pbg/5000-s6/5000-s6-18e.pdf.

You must meet all three of these conditions to qualify:

  1. you were a resident of Canada throughout the year
  2. you earned income from employment or business
  3. at the end of the year, you were 19 years of age or older or you resided with your spouse or common-law partner or your child

The condition that appears to cause issues is the first condition, but based on the information given, it is unclear whether the individual is an immigrant or was a resident throughout the year.  An individual can work outside of Canada while still remaining a resident.  Once you determine if the individual was a resident throughout the year, you can determine if they qualify.

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