The third and final payment of the provincial sales tax transition benefit will be made by the Ontario government on June 10, 2011. In order to qualify for the June 2011 benefit, recipients must meet the following criteria:
- be a resident of Ontario on May 31, 2011
- have been a resident of Canada on December 31, 2010
- file a 2010 income tax return by April 30, 2012
- be 18 or older, or have a spouse or common-law partner, or live with a dependent child on May 31, 2011
The benefit amount is $100 per individual for individuals whose income is less than $80,000 and $335 per family (including single parents) whose total income is less than $160,000.
Details of the benefit are outlined on the Ontario government Web site at http://www.rev.gov.on.ca/en/credit/sttb/index.html.