Canada CRA Benefit Payment Dates in 2023 (CCB, GST, OTB, & CPP)

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This guide summarizes the payment dates for various benefits issued by the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) and federal/provincial benefits such as the:

  • Canada Pension Plan (CPP)
  • Canada Child Benefit (CCB)
  • GST/HST Credit
  • Ontario Trillium Benefit (OTB)
  • Old Age Security (OAS)
  • Alberta Child and Family Benefit (ACFB)
  • Canada Workers Benefit (CWB)

Read on to learn about the CRA payment dates in 2023.

Canada Pension Payment Dates

The two popular pension payments administered by the federal government are the CPP and OAS.

CPP benefits include a retirement pension, post-retirement benefits, survivor’s pension, children’s benefits, and death benefits.

Old Age Security (OAS) benefits also include the Guaranteed Income Supplement and benefits for an eligible spouse or common-law partner.

CPP Payment Dates for 2023

CPP payments are made on the following dates in 2023:

  • January 27, 2023
  • February 24, 2023
  • March 29, 2023
  • April 26, 2023
  • May 29, 2023
  • June 28, 2023
  • July 27, 2023
  • August 29, 2023
  • September 27, 2023
  • October 27, 2023
  • November 28, 2023
  • December 20, 2023

How Much CPP You Will Receive

The CPP retirement benefit you receive is based on how much you contributed to the plan while working, your average earnings, and when you start to collect CPP.

CPP benefit amounts in 2023 are:

Pension/BenefitThe average monthly amount for new beneficiaries Maximum monthly payments in 2023
Retirement pension (at age 65)$717.15$1,306.57
Post-retirement benefit (at age 65)$9.53$40.25
Disability benefit
Post-retirement disability benefit$524.64$558.74
Survivor’s pension – younger than 65$480.52$707.95
Survivor’s pension- 65 or older$313.59$783.94
Children of disabled CPP contributors$264.53$281.72
Children of deceased CPP contributors$264.53$281.72
Death benefit$2,499.44$2,500.00
Combined benefits
Combined survivor’s and retirement pension (at age 65)$914.53$1,313.13
Combined survivor’s pension and disability benefit$1,158.95$1,542.77

OAS Payment Dates for 2023

OAS pension payments in 2023 occur on the same dates as the CPP:

  • January 27, 2023
  • February 24, 2023
  • March 29, 2023
  • April 26, 2023
  • May 29, 2023
  • June 28, 2023
  • July 27, 2023
  • August 29, 2023
  • September 27, 2023
  • October 27, 2023
  • November 28, 2023
  • December 20, 2023

How Much OAS You Will Receive

OAS amounts depend on how long you have lived in Canada after turning 18.

The maximum monthly payment in 2023 is $698.60 for ages 65 to 74 and $768.46 for seniors aged 75 and over.

Starting at $79,845, OAS payments are clawed back at 15 cents for every $1 above the threshold amount.

Low-income seniors may also qualify for GIS payments of up to $1,026.96 per month if their annual income is $20,832 or less.

Learn more about the OAS.

Canada CRA Benefit Payment Dates in 2022 (CCB, GST, OTB, CPP, & More)

CRA Benefit Payment Dates

Several benefits are issued by the CRA to eligible Canadians on a monthly or quarterly basis.

Some are paid on behalf of provinces, such as Ontario and Alberta, while others apply across the country.

CRA Benefits available in 2023 include:

Canada Child Benefits (CCB): This is a tax-free payment to eligible families who have children under 18 years of age.

GST/HST Credit: The goods and services tax/harmonized sales tax credit is paid every quarter to families and individuals who have a low or modest income.

This tax-free payment is aimed at helping cover the costs of GST or HST paid for goods and services.

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Ontario Trillion Benefit (OTB): Ontarians with low-or moderate-incomes may be eligible for one or more of three credits:

  • Ontario Sales Tax Credit
  • Ontario Energy and Property Tax Credit
  • Northern Ontario Energy Credit

Alberta Child and Family Benefit (ACFB): This is a tax-free benefit paid to eligible families with children under 18 years of age in Alberta.

Canada Workers Benefit (CWB): You can get advance payment for up to half of the CWB tax credit and the remainder after filing your taxes.

Veterans Disability Pension: Eligible veterans receive a monthly tax-free benefit based on their service and the severity of their condition (i.e. disability).

CCB Payment Dates for 2023

Also known as the child tax benefit payment dates, CCB is issued via direct deposit on:

  • January 20, 2023
  • February 20, 2023
  • March 20, 2023
  • April 20, 2023
  • May 19, 2023
  • June 20, 2023
  • July 20, 2023
  • August 18, 2023
  • September 20, 2023
  • October 20, 2023
  • November 20, 2023
  • December 13, 2023

How Much CCB You Will Receive

The maximum CCB payment per child under age 6 is $619.75 per month or $7,437 per year.

For kids aged 6-17 years old, the monthly CCB amount is $522.91 or $6,275 per year.

How much you receive is based on your family’s net income, how many children you have, and their ages.

GST/HST Payment Dates for 2023

GST payment dates for 2023 occur every quarter on:

  • January 5, 2023
  • April 5, 2023
  • July 5, 2023
  • October 5, 2023

You can learn more about the GST/HST credit.

How Much GST/HST You Will Get

The GST/HST payment amount for the July 2023 to June 2024 period is:

  • $496: Single individuals
  • $650: Married individuals or if you have a partner
  • $171: Per child under age 19

You don’t receive this credit if your income exceeds a threshold.

For example, single individuals with incomes exceeding $52,255 do not get GST/HST credit payments.

Ontario Trillium Dates For 2023

The payment dates for Ontario Trillium benefits (OTB) in 2023 are:

  • January 10, 2023
  • February 10, 2023
  • March 10, 2023
  • April 6, 2023
  • May 10, 2023
  • June 9, 2023
  • July 10, 2023
  • August 10, 2023
  • September 8, 2023
  • October 10, 2023
  • November 10, 2023
  • December 8, 2023

Here’s a breakdown of how the OTB works.

How Much OTB You Will Receive

OTB payments depend on how many of the credits you qualify for and other factors.

The maximums are:

Northern Ontario Energy Credit: Up to a maximum of $172 for singles and $265 for families.

Ontario Energy and Property Tax Credit:

  • Up to $1,194 (ages 18-64)
  • Up to $1,360 (age 65 and over)
  • Up to $265 if you live on a reserve
  • $25 if you live in an eligible residence at a post-secondary school

Ontario Sales Tax Credit: Up to $345 per individual.

Alberta Child and Family Benefit Payment Dates 2023

ACFB payments in 2023 are made on:

  • February 27, 2023
  • May 26, 2023
  • August 25, 2023
  • November 27, 2023

How Much ACFB You Will Get

The maximums are:

  • First child: $110.83/month
  • Second child: $55.41/month
  • Third child: $55.41/month
  • Fourth child: $55.41/month

ACFB payments are clawed back when your family income exceeds $24,467 and stops at an income over $41,000.

There is also a working income component that’s paid to families when they have earned income exceeding $2,760:

  • First child: $56.75/month
  • Second child: $51.66/month
  • Third child: $30.91/month
  • Fourth child: $10.25/month

Here are some more details about this program.

Canada Workers Benefit Payment Date for 2023

CWB payments in 2023 are sent on:

  • October 5, 2022
  • January 5, 2023

How Much CWB You Will Get

The maximum CWB basic amount is:

  • Single individuals: $1,428
  • Families: $2,461

The CWB disability supplement is:

  • Single individuals: $737
  • Families: $737

Learn about the Canada Workers Benefit.

Veteran Disability Pension Dates

In 2023, the Veteran Disability pension is paid on these dates:

  • January 30, 2023
  • February 27, 2023
  • March 30, 2023
  • April 27, 2023
  • May 30, 2023
  • June 29, 2023
  • July 28, 2023
  • August 30, 2023
  • September 28, 2023
  • October 30, 2023
  • November 29, 2023
  • December 21, 2023

Conclusion: CRA Payment Dates

All the benefits mentioned above are paid directly to your bank account if you have set up a direct deposit. If not, a cheque is sent to you by postal mail.


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Enoch Omololu is a personal finance expert. He has a master’s degree in Finance and Investment Management from the University of Aberdeen Business School (Scotland) and has completed several courses and certificates in finance, including the Canadian Securities Course. Enoch is passionate about helping others win with their finances and has written about money matters for over a decade. He has been featured or quoted in The Globe and Mail, CBC News, Yahoo Finance, GO Banking Rates, Financial Post, Bankrate, Forbes, Toronto Star, CTV News, and other personal finance publications. He founded Savvy New Canadians, one of Canada’s top financial education platforms.

1 thought on “Canada CRA Benefit Payment Dates in 2023 (CCB, GST, OTB, & CPP)”

  1. Did you know you had forget to add gst payment dates in your letter. Also no mention of carbon tax benefits or worker benefits. Can you apply them to your letter and send me those benefits. Thanks bro.


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