eligible for the GST/HST credit if you a resident in Canada for income
tax purposes and if at least one of this applies to your situation: You
are 19 years of age or older (before
the month the Agency issues the quartely credit), you have
(or previously had) a spouse or a common-law partner or are (or
previously was) a parent and live (or previously lived) with your
your declaration, the Canada Revenue Agency will use
different criteria to calculate your GST/HST Credit such as:
- The number
of dependent children registered for the Canada Child Tax Benefit or
the GST Credit;
criteria may apply.
that the amounts of the Universal Child Care Benefit and of
registered disability savings plan are not included in the famility
income unless you are required to repay these.
New residents of Canada can
also apply for the GST tax credit any time during the year they become
Canadian residents by completing this GST application form
must advise the Canada Revenue Agency of any changes in regards to the
number of dependent children or your marital status. The amount of your
credit will then be adjusted. Note that credits can be adjusted during
case you don't receive your GST/HST credit within ten (10) business
days of the date of issuance, you should call the Canada Revenu Agency.