Chapter 3: Assessment of Income (ii) Non-exempt Income (c) Canada Pension Plan Benefits (Adult Benefits)
12 September 2023
Please note that since lump sum CPP payments may not always be made at the end of the month with the regular monthly CPP payment, staff are still required to ensure that the client is assisted up to the date of the lump sum payment to prevent hardship and that the rent/mortgage requirements are overlapped for the calendar month the CPP benefit is received. [...] Where the regular monthly CPP benefit is less than the monthly Income Support entitlement and the client would remain eligible for a supplement, changes should be made to the recurring pay allowance at the first of the month following the first month of CPP benefits. [...] 9 Income and Employment Support Policy and Procedure Manual Reimbursement can be made to the Department for the month in which the Consent to Deduction and Payment form is signed by the applicant and up to and including the month in which the application is approved. [...] o Reimbursement shall not include a period which precedes the later of: the effective month of the CPP benefit the date the applicant signed the Consent for Release of Information form the commencement of Income Support payments o Reimbursement shall not include any months beyond the month in which the first regular CPP payment is made or the Income Support payment is suspended, whichever is. [...] At the Provincial Office, sufficient funds will be recovered from the cheque to pay the burial expenses and the remainder, if any, will be forwarded to the executor of the estate.