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Level 1

Financial Support for Non Resident Spouse

Facts of the situation:-

  1. The client is a resident recently married a nonresident 
  2. Non-resident spouse is still outside Canada
  3. The client has made some $6000 to support the spouse outside Canada
  4. The client has proof of such payments made through his bank account


  1. Can my client claim a spousal amount of $12K non-refundable tax credit, if yes if asked by CRA what kind of documents CRA can ask for proof of payments