You can take advantage from various tax benefits.
Did you know that as a caregiver of a senior, various federal and provincial tax benefits could be available to you? The same goes for your loved one. Are you familiar with them?
If you support a person with a physical or mental impairment, you may be able to claim one or more of the following amounts:
This caregiver tax credit (refundable) is divided into three components:
Seniors and their spouses are also entitled to a number of tax benefits, including:
As you know, taxation is a complex subject. When in doubt, it’s best to enlist the help of an accountant or tax specialist to complete your return, or talk to a Caregiver counselor:
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