Blog posts tagged in Disability tax credits
In another twist in the ongoing disability tax credit scenario, Diabetes research and advocacy groups claim to have obtained an internal CRA memo essentially ordering CRA agents to deny the Disability Tax Credit to diabetics.
According to the Diabetes Canada and Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, they obtained an internal CRA memo dated May 2, 2017 that says, “Unless there are exceptional circumstances, adults with diabetes can generally manage their daily insulin therapy without taking 14 hours per week.”
With this statement, Diabetes Canada says CRA will most likely deny the disability tax credit to most adults with Type 1 diabetes even...
It has been reported that some sufferers of mental health disabilities such as autism, bipolar disorder and schizophrenia have been denied access to the disability tax credit by the CRA after having received the tax credit for years.
According to the Financial Post article, “Ottawa accused of new tax grab after disability tax credit clawback hits those with mental illness,” by Jesse Snyder, several accountants, mental health associations and other advocacy groups have reported of restricted access to the Disability Tax Credit for mentally disabled people mainly because of a change in the language used to determine whether they are “adequately...
Are you qualified for a disability tax credit? Calgary tax accounts can help you determine what you can claim for your disability.