A one-time special payment by early May through the Goods and Services Tax (GSTC) credit for low- and modest-income families.
You are generally eligible for the GST/HST credit if you are considered a Canadian resident for income tax purposes the month before and at the beginning of the month in which the Canada Revenue Agency makes a payment. You also need to meet one of the following criteria:
- You are at least 19 years old
- You have (or had) a spouse or common-law partner
- You are (or were) a parent and live (or lived) with your child
The average additional benefit will be close to $400 for single individuals and close to $600 for couples.
This benefit will be delivered as part of the scheduled CCB payment in May.
HOW TO APPLY
There is no need to apply for this payment. If you are eligible, you will get it automatically.