Child and family benefits

Benefit programs, eligibility, application instructions, and payment dates.


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Benefit payment dates

List of benefit payment dates, including the Canada child benefit and GST/HST credit, and provincial payment dates.

Overview of child and family benefits

Overview of child and family benefits, what to do after applying, and information about payments.

GST/HST credit

Eligibility for the GST/HST sales tax credit, how it is affected by marital status, and information about payments.

Canada child benefit

Overview of the Canada child benefit, how to apply, and how the CRA calculates your payment.

Working income tax benefit

Eligibility for the working income benefit, how to apply, and information about payments.

Provincial and territorial benefits

Select your province or territory to see the programs the Canada Revenue Agency administers on its behalf.

Children's special allowances

Fact sheet on the Children's Special Allowances program, and apply for direct deposit.

Child disability benefit

Eligibility for the Child disability benefit, when it is issued, how to apply, and how the benefit is calculated.

Disability tax credit

Eligibility for the Disability tax credit, how to fill out form T2201, and how to claim the disability amount.

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