Child Disability Tax Credit

Child Disability Tax Credit The Disability Tax Credit (DTC) is a vital financial program provided by the Canadian government to individuals with medical conditions. Its primary goal is to alleviate…

Who Can Sign a Disability Tax Credit Application?

Who Can Sign a Disability Tax Credit Application? Over the years the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) has expanded the list of qualified practitioners who can complete the Disability Tax Credit application. The most notable are specialists being able to complete sections related to their respective fields and nurse practitioners having the same signing power as medical doctors. This is especially helpful considering how difficult it can be to get a doctor in many areas across Canada and in some cases many only have access to a nurse practitioner.


Disability Tax Credit Calculator

Disability Tax Credit CalculatorCalculate how much you might be able to receive by getting approved for the disability tax credit. The disability tax calculator considers factors such as when your condition first began and the province you reside in. The disability tax credit calculator does not take into account your taxable income and other credits you may be claiming. The amounts provided are just an approximate estimate of what you may be eligible to receive.


The Child Disability Benefit (CDB)

  • Post category:Caregivers
  • Post last modified:December 21, 2023

Child Disability Benefit in CanadaThe Child Disability Benefit (CDB) is a tax-free benefit in Canada designed to provide additional financial assistance to families caring for a child who has a medical condition that qualifies for the disability tax credit. This benefit is administered by the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) and is intended to help offset some of the extra costs associated with caring for a child with a disability / medical condition.

Key features of the Child Disability Benefit include:


DTC Mental Functions Necessary

Mental Functions Necessary for Everyday Life (DTC)

Mental Functions Necessary for Everyday Life Disability Tax Credit (DTC). In 2022, the Federal government introduced revisions to the Disability Tax Credit, primarily targeting the ‘Mental Functions Necessary for Everyday Life’ section of the form. The most significant change was the broadening of eligibility criteria to include additional sections, including attention, concentration, perception of reality, regulation of behavior and emotions, as well as verbal and non-verbal communication. Previously, the ‘Mental Functions’ section consisted of three general categories, which have now been further subdivided, a recommendation that experts have long advocated.


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