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Ontario Disability Tax Credit information and eligibility

Ontario Disability Tax Credit information and eligibility

  There are many people in Ontario who are living with disabilities but not claiming the tax credit they deserve. Most people think that living with a disability only makes certain tasks difficult. It’s so much more than this. It’s also about the fact that disabled persons struggle to earn a reasonable wage and are…

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Nova Scotia Disability Tax Credit

Nova Scotia Disability Tax Credit

  Living with a disability is not only emotionally and mentally draining, but it can also have a serious effect on your budget. Many disabilities involve the need for specialized equipment, medication, and sometimes special care too. The worst part of it is that when you need money the most, you might not be able…

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New Brunswick Disability Tax Credit

New Brunswick Disability Tax Credit

If you or a loved one suffers from a disability, you could be eligible for a tax disability credit. The fact of the matter is that disabilities often result in added medical expenses as well as a loss of income – partial or complete. Whether you are able to work just a few hours a…

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Manitoba Disability Tax Credit

Manitoba Disability Tax Credit

  Living with a disability might not sound like such a big deal until you’re the one who is directly or indirectly affected. If you are disabled or if you are caring for somebody with a disability, it can have a massive impact on your life. Not only will your entire day to day routine…

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Everything you need to know about the Canada pension plan

Everything you need to know about the Canada pension plan

  When contributing to the Canada pension plan, we do so with the understanding that this will ensure our financial security when we retire. While the concept is fairly simple, there are still a lot of things most people don’t know about this plan. A proper understanding ensures that you get the most out of…

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British Columbia Disability Tax Credit

British Columbia Disability Tax Credit

  In British Columbia, there are several tax benefit programs available to help people with disabilities. A tax disability credit can make all the difference when it comes to covering your monthly expenses. In so many cases, people suffer from temporary or permanent disabilities which impact their ability to earn a steady wage. They might…

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Alberta Disability Tax Credit

Alberta Disability Tax Credit

  Disability tax credits apply to adults and children. Of course, when a minor is involved, the parent will need to submit the application. Unfortunately, the number of applicants in Alberta is notably low. So many more people could benefit from some extra financial breathing room. In 2014, less than 40% of eligible people in…

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Everything you need to know about the Disability Tax Credit (DTC)

Everything you need to know about the Disability Tax Credit (DTC)

More often than not, Canadians with disabilities and their families need a little help from the government. This is where the Disability Tax Credit (DTC) comes in handy. Established in 1988, this non-refundable tax credit was implemented to help relieve the financial burdens that come with living with a disability. The process received criticism initially…

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How do I know if I qualify to receive the Disability Tax Credit (DTC)?

How do I know if I qualify to receive the Disability Tax Credit (DTC)?

One of the most common questions when it comes to Canada’s Disability Credit is whether or not you qualify. The good news is that there are a number of medical conditions that will make you eligible but every applicant also needs to fulfill specific criteria. Even if you are applying as a caregiver (partner, spouse,…

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Top 6 mobile apps for anyone living with a disability

Top 6 mobile apps for anyone living with a disability

We live in a world where technology is a way of life, and as such, creative minds around the world are constantly developing gadgets, apps and devices meant to improve our lives. Each new technology is designed to make life easier and, fortunately, we even have apps that are designed for those with specific disabilities….

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