Ontario Guaranteed Annual Income System benefit rates

On March 25, 2020, the Ontario government announced a temporary top-up to payments made through the Ontario Guaranteed Annual Income System (GAINS). Beginning in April 2020, monthly GAINS payment amounts will be automatically doubled for a period of six months. This action will provide additional and immediate financial support to low-income Ontario seniors who may need more help to cover essential expenses during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Learn more.

The data is organized by private income levels.

The guaranteed income levels for July 1, 2020 to September 30, 2020 are:

  • $1,612.91 monthly ($19,354.92 annually) for single pensioners
  • $1,248.16 monthly ($14,977.92 annually) per person for qualified couples

About the Ontario Guaranteed Annual Income System


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Covers 2020-07-01 - 2020-09-30

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