GST/HST credit - Overview
New proposed Grocery Rebate
In Budget 2023, the government proposed a one-time Grocery Rebate to provide financial support to eligible individuals and families. The rebate is scheduled to be issued July 5, 2023 along with the next regular quarterly GST/HST credit payment.
More information will follow in the coming weeks.
British Columbia, Alberta, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia
Due to the ongoing fires, impacted residents of Western Canada, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia may experience a delay in the mail delivery of their CRA benefit and credit cheques. If you are affected, visit Canada Post for updates on your mail delivery. Use My Account to register for direct deposit and avoid interruptions to the tax refund or benefit payments.
The CRA has resumed its work to address taxpayer debt. Tax refunds, benefit and credit payments may be applied to pay outstanding balances. You can check the status of your benefits by logging into your CRA My Account. Contact the CRA if debt repayment causes you financial hardship. Call 1-888-863-8662 for benefit debt or, 1-888-863-8657 for tax return debt. Learn more at Canada.ca/balance-owing.
The goods and services tax/harmonized sales tax (GST/HST) credit is a tax-free quarterly payment that helps individuals and families with low and modest incomes offset the GST or HST that they pay. It may also include payments from provincial and territorial programs. You are automatically considered for the GST/HST credit when you file your taxes.
- One-time additional GST credit payment New
- Benefit payment dates
- GST/HST credit guide
- Child and family benefits calculator
- MyBenefits CRA - mobile app
- Validating your eligibility for benefits and credits
- Direct deposit
- Benefit and credit payment dates reminders
- CRA uncashed cheques
- Getting benefits and credits when in an abusive or violent situation
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