GAINS Benefit Rate Tables

Published: January 2014
Content last reviewed: April 2014

The GAINS Rate Tables provide a ready reference of OAS/GIS/GAINS payments at specified levels of private income, depending on a seniors status e.g. single or couple. The Tables are updated quarterly and posted to the internet the first week of January, April, July and October.

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Benefit Period

  • April 1, 2014 to June 30, 2014

Guaranteed Income Level

  • Single pensioners: $1,382.40 monthly ($16,588.80 annually)
  • Qualified couples, per person: $1,130.43 monthly ($13,565.16 annually)

Summary of Maximum Monthly Benefits

Benefit Programs Single Qualified Couple
per person couple
OAS - Old Age Security 551.54 551.54 1,103.08
GIS - Guaranteed Income Supplement 747.86 495.89 991.78
GAINS - Guaranteed Annual Income System 83.00 83.00 166.00
1,382.40 1,130.43 2,260.86

If you require other information about GAINS, please call the Ministry of Finance at:

  • Toll-free: 1 866 668-8297
  • Teletypewriter (TTY): 1 800 263-7776


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