The 2022 tax season has begun! We always accept returns from prior years.
The GST/HST credit is a tax-free payment paid quarterly to help low- and modest-income individuals and families recover the GST or HST they pay.
Generally, you will be eligible for the GST/HST credit if, in the preceding month or at the beginning of the month in which the Canada Revenue Agency makes a payment, you are a resident of Canada for income tax purposes. the income and you meet one of the following conditions:
Parents who have joint custody may be entitled to half the GST/HST credit for that child.
To receive the GST/HST credit, all you have to do is file your tax return each year, even if you have no income.
Amount you can expect to receive
The GST/HST credit amount is calculated based on:
Factors that affect your payout amount
The Canada Revenue Agency may recalculate the amount of your GST/HST credit payment in the following situations:
The Canada Revenue Agency usually sends GST/HST credit payments on the fifth day of July, October, January and April.
If you do not receive your GST/HST credit payment on the due date, wait 10 business days before contacting the Agency.
For more information on the GST/HST credit, you can follow the following link: