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My Disability Doesn’t Qualify For The Disability Tax Credit |The NBA

Disability Tax Credit Eligibility – What does it take to get approved? “You basically have to be half-dead to qualify!” “I have ­­­­­­­­____ and I’m not eligible, bogus!” “You have to be in a vegetative state to get this!” “My

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Disability Tax Credit Maximum for Children | The NBA

Currently, a disabled adult can claim up to $20,000 for the Disability Tax Credit (DTC), and a disabled child (under 18 years old) can claim up to $50,000 for the DTC based on the province that they are in. Why

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Who can sign my Disability Tax Credit certificate?

The Disability Tax Credit certificate (T2201) is comprised of 2 parts. Part A is what you (and a sponsor) complete. Part B is for your qualified practitioner to complete. This bulk of the form is the most important as you

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Finance Tips: Debt & Being “Judgement Proof”

This week we have a special guest blog from Consolidated Credit. They have a team of amazing counsellors ready to help you manage your finances through your life events and avoiding the burden of debt. —————— Bankruptcy claims are being

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Mental health’ is often confused with ‘mental illness’

In honour of Mental Health Awareness Week, coming up in the first week of May, we’d like to shed some light on the difference between ‘mental health’ and ‘mental illness’. Although the terms are used interchangeably, ‘mental health’ and ‘mental

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How does the Disability Tax Credit help families of children with disabilities?

Finding the proper care and assistance for children living with disabilities can be daunting and special day cares, schools, or treatments can become costly – resulting in mounting debt or concern for finances. Consider that some children with disabilities may

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Little to no income? 4 Reasons why you should still file your taxes

When you file your annual tax return, you’re not only reporting your earnings and how much income tax you owe to the Government – the Government uses your tax return to assess what may be owed to you. This includes

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Community Highlight: My blindness is a gift – Shawn Marsolais

This article is posted with permission from Shawn Marsolais from Blind Beginnings. Throughout my childhood my family sat down to dinner together every night.  One particular dinner stands out in my memory as the day my life changed.  “You have

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How can the Disability Tax Credit help seniors?

Determining the appropriate care and assistance for our aging parents and loved ones can be daunting and nursing homes, retirement centres and care facilities can quickly result in concern for finances. Consider that some seniors qualify for the Disability Tax

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Your Disability Tax Credit application was declined – What’s next?

You collect your mail and see a letter from the Canada Revenue Agency – at last, it’s been weeks and you’re eagerly waiting for the CRA’s response to your Disability Tax Credit application. Friends and family told you about this

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