Disability Tax Credit for Seniors in Canada
Do you have a medical condition that prevents you from living life to the fullest in your golden age? Are you a caregiver to a senior with a medical condition seeking financial relief on their behalf? If so, you or your dependent may be eligible for the disability tax credit for seniors.
The later years of your life should be spent worry-free. If you are a caregiver to a senior, you’re already taking on a lot of stress. Choosing to work with one of our government refund specialists means minimal effort for you and one less thing to worry about. Our accountants have over 15+ years of experience and are very knowledgeable about eligibility criteria for disability tax credits for seniors in Canada. With our expertise, there is a greater chance that your application will be approved.
In addition, we can also advise you about ways to reduce your tax bill, such as through the Medical Expense Tax Credit (METC), which is a non-refundable credit, but it allows seniors some tax relief.
Caring for a loved one and their medical costs can be expensive, but with one of our case specialists by your side, you have the opportunity to explore additional refunds that you may be eligible for.
Examples of Qualifying Medical Conditions for Seniors
Are you living with any of these medical conditions:
- Osteoarthritis / Rheumatoid Arthritis / Osteoporosis
- Knee / Hip Surgery
- Hearing Loss
- Macular Degeneration
- Crohn’s Disease
- Parkinson’s Disease
- Incontinence (Bladder or Bowel)
- MOTOR FUNCTIONS (I.E., DRESSING, MOVEMENT)
If the effects of your condition interfere with your physical, mental or neurological functions or make it difficult to complete tasks or activities, you may qualify to claim the Disability Tax Credit. Alternatively, if you have less-severe impairments from more than one category (i.e., walking, hearing, speaking, vision), you may meet the eligibility criteria. Contact one of our accountants specializing in the Disability Tax Credit in Canada to see if you may be eligible.