GST/HST Cheque Dates 2013 | GST Payment Schedule

The GST/HST Tax credit is a tax-free quarterly payment that helps individuals and families with low and modest incomes offset all or part of the GST or HST that they pay.

GST/HST Payment Dates 2013: (if you qualify based on the information on your 2012 income tax return.)

  • January 5, 2013
  • April 5, 2013
  • July 5, 2013
  • October 5, 2013

Please note that GST/HST Cheque Dates are generally issued on the 5th day of each quarter.

To be eligible for GST/HST Payment benefits:

  • GST/HST payments are calculated based on the recipient’s net income added to the net income of his or her spouse or common-law partner, if applicable, minus any amount the recipient, his or her spouse or common-law partner reported for the Universal Child Care Benefit on your tax return.
  • The applicant must be 19 years of age or older, have (or previously had) a spouse or common-law partner, or be (or previously was) a parent and live (or previously lived) with their child.
  • To apply for the GST Tax credit, you must file a personal income tax return. Simply tick the GST/HST credit check box on the first page of your return. If you have a spouse, your tax return must provide information on your spouse’s social insurance number, first name, and net income amount (even if it is zero).