I am doing a tax return for a 19 year old who will be 20 in August 2013. The T1 summary does not show a gst credit for him although the gst/hst worksheet shows he is entitled. Why is this not carrying over to show on the T1 Sum.?


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ProFile does not calculate the GST/HST credit correctly for eligible taxpayers who turn 19 between July 1, 2013 to March 31, 2014; this affects both the letter template and the application for the GST/HST credit.

Letter Template
A taxpayer born between July 1, 1993 and June 30, 1994 is eligible for the first GST/HST credit payment on July 1, 2013; the “GST/HST credit” and “Quarterly GST/HST payments” (cells GST[21] and GST[22] respectively) will always calculate to zero, even for the taxpayers during that age span who should receive GST payments.This information is used in ProFile’s letter template.

Override the amount in these cells with the correct payment amount.

Applying for the GST/HST Credit
A taxpayer born between April 1, 1994 to March 31, 1995 is eligible for one or more GST/HST credit payments between July 1, 2013 to April 1, 2014. On the T1 Jacket, the answer to the question “Are you applying for the GST/HST credit?” will be “No” even for the taxpayers during that age span who are eligible to receive GST payments.

Override the answer to this question to “Yes”.

These issues will be corrected in a future release.

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