Payment dates for the goods and services tax/harmonized sales tax credit, GST/HST, are available from the Canada Revenue Agency, states the Government of Canada. As of 2015, the agency pays the benefit around the fifth day of July, October, January and April.
To help families and individuals who have limited or low incomes, the Canadian government provides the goods and services tax/harmonized sales tax credit every three months. The tax-free payment reduces a portion or all of the goods and services tax or harmonized sales tax that individuals pay. Those who have not received their payments by the fifth of the month need to wait 10 working days before calling the Canadian Revenue Agency, notes the agency.