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Update : 2020-04-09
Quebec benefit for low-income employees

For the retention of essential workers, the government will offer a benefit of $ 100 per week to low-income earners. The benefit is taxable and will be retroactive to March 15, 2020 for a period of 16 weeks (maximum of $1,600).


  • Work in an essential decreed sector;
  • Earn a salary of $550 per week or less;
  • Have an annual work income of at least $5,000 and a total annual income of $28,600 or less (calculated before the benefit);

How to get the benefit:

  • Complete the Revenue Quebec Web form;
  • The form will be available from May 19, 2020;
  • The benefit will be paid by direct deposit, from May 27, 2020;