Confirmed! CRA Credit Dates 2024 – Check OAS, CPP, CCB, CWB, CDB, EI, and GIS Payment Dates

By Ehsteem Arif

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The Community Reinvestment Act (CRA), enacted in 1977, aims to encourage banks to assist low and moderate-income communities. This article covers CRA credits, eligibility, and the payment dates for OAS, CPP, CCB, CWB, EI, GIS, and CDB.

CRA Credit

The CRA administers various tax and credit programs to help Canadian residents facing economic hardships. With a focus on client service, integrity, and security, CRA ensures that financial support reaches those in need. Recently, the Canadian government introduced a $300 Federal payment program to provide additional support to residents struggling to make ends meet.

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Dates

Payment dates for CRA credits in 2024 are based on the cost of living and Canada’s financial condition. While some delays may occur due to recent wildfires in Canada’s northwest territories, here are the anticipated dates:

  • Canada Child Benefit Payment (CCB): June 20, 2024
  • GST/HST Credit: June 10, 2024
  • CCR and ACWB Credit: Mid-July 2024
  • ACFB Credit: August 27, 2024

It’s important to note that these dates may change. For the latest updates, check the official CRA website.

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Benefits

Old Age Security (OAS) payments are for senior citizens over 65. In 2024, the CRA will make a $956 payment on April 26.

CPP

The Canada Pension Plan (CPP) supports individuals with their basic expenses. A $1550 payment will be made on June 26, 2024.

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CWB

The Canada Workers Benefit (CWB) provides:

  • Individuals: $1428
  • Families: $2461
  • Disabled individuals: $737

Payments will be made on July 12, 2024.

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CDB

The Canada Disability Benefit (CDB) provides $650 to eligible individuals between July 1, 2023, and June 30, 2024.

EI

Employment Insurance (EI) benefits include a maximum amount of $63,200 as of January 1, 2024, with the weekly rate increased from $638 to $650.

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GIS

Guaranteed Income Supplement (GIS) payments are made quarterly (January, April, July, and October). The maximum monthly amount for single, divorced, or widowed individuals is up to $1,065.47.

Claiming CRA Credits

To claim CRA credits, follow these steps:

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  1. Eligibility: Ensure you meet the required eligibility criteria for the specific program.
  2. Application: Visit the official CRA web portal and fill out the application form with all necessary details and documents.
  3. Approval: Once your application is approved, CRA officials will contact you.
  4. Payment: After document verification and formalities, the credit will be transferred to your bank account.

For detailed information on eligibility and application forms, visit the CRA website or contact CRA officials for assistance.

More Info

In addition to the benefits mentioned, CRA provides Carbon Tax Credits (CCR) to help reduce carbon taxes. These credits are distributed quarterly in July, October, January, and April. To receive these credits, you must meet CCR eligibility norms.

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CRA credits aim to support disabled persons and those unable to earn enough for their livelihood. For the latest updates and detailed information, regularly check the official CRA website.

CRA credits play a crucial role in supporting Canadians in need. Staying informed about payment dates and eligibility criteria can help you make the most of these benefits.

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FAQs

When is the next CPP payment date in 2024?

June 26, 2024.

How much is the GIS payment for single individuals?

Up to $1,065.47 monthly.

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What is the EI maximum weekly rate for 2024?

$650.

How do I claim CRA credits?

Visit the CRA web portal and fill out the application.

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When are Carbon Tax Credits paid?

Quarterly: January, April, July, and October.

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Ehsteem Arif

A tax law expert with a knack for breaking down complex regulations into digestible insights. Ehsteem's articles on the tax news blog offer invaluable guidance to readers navigating changes in tax legislation.

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