eligible for the GST/HST credit if you
are 19 years of age or older, and if at least one of this applies to
your situation: you are a resident in Canada for income
purposes, 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
Revenue Agency will use different criteria to calculate your GST/HST
- 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.
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 RC-151
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
don't receive your GST/HST credit within ten (10) business days of the
date of issuance, you should call the Canada Revenu Agency.