My husband and I are expecting a cash gift from Canada to the amount of $100,000 within the next two months. The money is a share of a deceased relatives estate (of his) where there was no will. The money is intended to help us buy a home. We are low income earners and are concerned that this money could be regarded as taxable income, and that my husband's child support payments will sky rocket. Will the tax office see the money as income? We will endeavour to get a home loan within the month or two after we get the money in the bank. Any accurate information you can shed is appreciated.