Income Tax Act

Version of section 122.6 from 2008-01-01 to 2010-12-14:

Marginal note:Definitions

 In this subdivision,

adjusted earned income

adjusted earned income[Repealed, 1998, c. 21, s. 92(1)]

adjusted income

revenu modifié

adjusted income, of an individual for a taxation year, means the total of all amounts each of which would be the income for the year of the individual or of the person who was the individual’s cohabiting spouse or common-law partner at the end of the year if no amount were included under paragraph 56(1)(q.1) or subsection 56(6) or in respect of any gain from a disposition of property to which section 79 applies in computing that income and if no amount were deductible under paragraph 60(y) or (z) in computing that income; (revenu modifié)

base taxation year

année de base

base taxation year in relation to a month means

  • (a) where the month is any of the first 6 months of a calendar year, the taxation year that ended on December 31 of the second preceding calendar year, and

  • (b) where the month is any of the last 6 months of a calendar year, the taxation year that ended on December 31 of the preceding calendar year; (année de base)

cohabiting spouse or common-law partner

époux ou conjoint de fait visé

cohabiting spouse or common-law partner of an individual at any time means the person who at that time is the individual’s spouse or common-law partner and who is not at that time living separate and apart from the individual and, for the purpose of this definition, a person shall not be considered to be living separate and apart from an individual at any time unless they were living separate and apart at that time, because of a breakdown of their marriage or common-law partnership, for a period of at least 90 days that includes that time; (époux ou conjoint de fait visé)

earned income

earned income[Repealed, 1998, c. 21, s. 92(1)]

eligible individual

particulier admissible

eligible individual in respect of a qualified dependant at any time means a person who at that time

  • (a) resides with the qualified dependant,

  • (b) is the parent of the qualified dependant who primarily fulfils the responsibility for the care and upbringing of the qualified dependant,

  • (c) is resident in Canada or, where the person is the cohabiting spouse or common-law partner of a person who is deemed under subsection 250(1) to be resident in Canada throughout the taxation year that includes that time, was resident in Canada in any preceding taxation year,

  • (d) is not described in paragraph 149(1)(a) or 149(1)(b), and

  • (e) is, or whose cohabiting spouse or common-law partner is, a Canadian citizen or a person who

and for the purposes of this definition,

  • (f) where the qualified dependant resides with the dependant’s female parent, the parent who primarily fulfils the responsibility for the care and upbringing of the qualified dependant is presumed to be the female parent,

  • (g) the presumption referred to in paragraph 122.6 eligible individual (f) does not apply in prescribed circumstances, and

  • (h) prescribed factors shall be considered in determining what constitutes care and upbringing; (particulier admissible)

qualified dependant

personne à charge admissible

qualified dependant at any time means a person who at that time

  • (a) has not attained the age of 18 years,

  • (b) is not a person in respect of whom an amount was deducted under paragraph (a) of the description of B in subsection 118(1) in computing the tax payable under this Part by the person’s spouse or common-law partner for the base taxation year in relation to the month that includes that time, and

  • (c) is not a person in respect of whom a special allowance under the Children’s Special Allowances Act is payable for the month that includes that time; (personne à charge admissible)

return of income

déclaration de revenu

return of income filed by an individual for a taxation year means

  • (a) where the individual was resident in Canada throughout the year, the individual’s return of income (other than a return of income filed under subsection 70(2) or 104(23), paragraph 128(2)(e) or subsection 150(4)) that is filed or required to be filed under this Part for the year, and

  • (b) in any other case, a prescribed form containing prescribed information, that is filed with the Minister. (déclaration de revenu)

  • NOTE: Application provisions are not included in the consolidated text;
  • see relevant amending Acts. 1994, c. 7, Sch. VII, s. 12;
  • 1996, c. 11, s. 95;
  • 1998, c. 19, s. 140, c. 21, s. 92;
  • 1999, c. 22, s. 44;
  • 2000, c. 12, s. 142;
  • 2001, c. 17, s. 109, c. 27, s. 254;
  • 2006, c. 4, s. 176;
  • 2007, c. 35, s. 112.
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