Child and family benefits

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

Services and information

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

Eligibility for the Canada child benefit, how to apply, and how the CRA calculates your payment.

CCB young child supplement

Entitlement amounts and payment dates in 2021 for families with children under the age of six.

Canada workers benefit

Eligibility for the 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.

Request a Canada Revenue Agency Outreach information session

Service organizations can request a visit from a CRA Outreach officer to learn more about benefits and credits.

What we are doing


One-time GST/HST credit on April 9

The payment is in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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