The Ontario Trillium Benefit combines, into one payment, the
If you are receiving any of the 3 tax credits that have been rolled into the Ontario Trillium Benefit your money will be coming to you - by direct deposit or by mail. The benefit year runs from July of one year to June 30 of the following year and is based on information from your prior year personal income tax return. For example, the July 2013 to June 2014 benefit year is based on your 2012 tax return.
If you qualify for Ontario Trillium Benefit and your benefit is over $360, you will receive monthly payments on the 10th of each month.
If your Ontario Trillium Benefit for is $360 or less, and you file your tax return by April 30th, you should receive the entire amount as a single payment in July.
Starting with the 2014-2015 benefit year, you will have a choice between getting your Ontario Trillium Benefit payments monthly or as a single payment at the end of the benefit year. For example, you can choose to have a single payment in June 2015 instead of monthly payments during the benefit year, which begins July 2014. Find out more: The Ontario Trillium Benefit: More Choice for People.