2009 Low Income cut-off for Canada Sponsorship of parent

The Low Income Cut-Off higher again:

Sponsorship of parents, grandparents, adopted children and other relatives — The sponsor’s guide (IMM 5196)
Tables and charts

1: Federal Government:

Low Income Cut-off (LICO)

Effective until December 31, 2009

Size of Family Unit Minimum necessary income
1 person (the sponsor) $21,666
2 persons $26,972
3 persons $33,159
4 persons $40,259
5 persons $45,662
6 persons $51,498
7 persons $57,336
More than 7 persons, for each additional person, add $5,838

2: Quebec Province:

Table 1 – Basic Income Required by Sponsor to Meet Basic Needs of Own Family

Total Number of Family Members Basic Annual Income Required
1 C$20,584
2 C$27,787
3 C$34,306
4 C$39,455
5 C$43,913
The gross annual income is increased by C$4,457 for each additional dependant.

Table 2 – Additional Income Required by Sponsor to Meet Basic Needs of Sponsored Person and His/Her Family Members

Persons 18 and over Persons under 18 Gross Annual Income
Required by Sponsor
0 1 C$7,126
0 2 C$11,292
The gross annual income required is increased by C$3,765 for each additional person under 18.
1 0 C$15,057
1 1 C$20,230
1 2 C$22,842
The gross annual income required is increased by C$2,610 for each additional person under 18.
2 0 C$22,079
2 1 C$24,734
2 2 C$26,700
The gross annual income required is increased by C$1,960 for each additional person under 18 and by C$7,020 for each additional person 18 or over.

(From cic.gc.ca)