Ontario. Ministry of Finance

Site: Oshawa

Service: Guaranteed Annual Income System and Ontario Child Care Supplement

Record #: IMP0023
Last Full Update: 07 Apr 2022

Contact Information

Office Phone 1-866-668-8297, Toll free (1-866-ONT-TAXS)
TTY Phone 1-800-263-7776
Fax 1-866-888-3850, Toll free
E-Mail financecommunications.fin@ontario.ca
Website www.fin.gov.on.ca/en/credit/index.html
Social Media Twitter: https://twitter.com/ONfinance/

Description and Service Details

Description (Service) Provincial tax credits and benefits:

Guaranteed Annual Income System (GAINS):
  • monthly payments to qualifying pensioners on top of the federal Old Age Security (OAS) pension and the Guaranteed Income Supplement (GIS) payments
Hours Not specified
Areas Served Ontario
Eligibility
  • Ontario resident
  • live in Ontario for the past 12 months, or for a total of 20 years since turning 18
  • must be 65 or older
  • receive federal OAS and GIS
  • have 10 or more years of Canadian residency
  • have an annual private income of up to $1,992 if you are a single senior or up to $3,984 if you are a senior couple
Application Call or visit the website for general information. For specific information about a payment, contact the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) toll free at 1-800-387-1193 (TTY 1-800-665-0354)
Languages English; French
Fees None

Site Information

Located In Community Oshawa
Address & Map
Ministry of Finance
33 King St W
Oshawa, ON
Canada L1H 8H5
Physical Access Not Applicable - Not open to the public

Categories and Classification

HCSD Main Heading Income Programs
HCSD Sub Heading Social Assistance
Service Categories Provincial/Territorial Social Assistance Programs Applications ~ Older Adults ; Provincial/Territorial Tax Information ~ Older Adults

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