Your child will not receive payments but you may be entitled to a larger credit. In order for you to receive payments for your son or daughter there are several conditions that must be If your child meets ALL of these conditions you may be entitles to a GST/HST payment.

  • Is dependent on you for support
  • Is under 19 years old
  • Has never had a spouse or common-law partner
  • Has never been a parent of a child they lived with
  • Lives with you

If all of these conditions are met the credit for your child will be included in your credit. In a shared custody situation each parent may get half of the GST/HST credit for the child.