You are an intermediate or family-type resource

  • The Québec Pension Plan is a compulsory, public insurance plan for workers aged 18 and over, whose annual employment income is more than $3500.
  • If you have made enough contributions to the plan,we can offer you and your family different pensions and benefits.
  • Your net remuneration as an intermediate or family-type resource is considered as income.
  • Months during which you received a disability pension, child assistance payments, Canada child tax credits or an unreduced income replacement indemnity are not counted in you contribution period.
  • Consult you Statement of Participation in the Québec Pension Plan to find out the amount of the employment earnings recorded under your name as well as other important information.
  • You stop contributing to the Plan when you retire and are no longer economically active.
  • If you receive a disability pension, you no longer contribute to the Plan.
  • In order for remain entitled to disability benefits in 2018, the total of an intermediate or family-type resource's net remuneration (after deducting expenses for an assistant or replacement) and any other employment earnings must not exceed $3000 over a period of three consecutive months.

    Contact us as soon as your net remuneration or any other employment earnings exceed $1000 per month. We will be able to verify whether your work is regular and gainful within the meaning of the Act, which could help you avoid having to repay amounts to which you are not entitled.

To find out more

  • Consult our section Planning your retirement, where you will find helpful advice to get you started on your retirement plans.
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