The HST credit is a tax-free payment for individuals and families in Ontario who have low or modest incomes.
You pay Harmonized Sales Tax (HST) on most goods and services in Ontario. The HST credit repays some of this sales tax to individuals and families in Ontario who have low or modest incomes. It is administered by the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA).
To receive the GST credit you have to be a resident of Canada for tax purposes, and at least 1 of the following applies, you:
View the full list of eligibility requirements.
You apply for the credit when you file your income tax return.