Newsletter April 2010

April is tax time.  Although this may be late for some of you, I have been asked to republish an article that discusses the caregiver and disability tax credits. I hope that it will be beneficial in terms of tax savings.

Disability Tax Credit (DTC), Caregiver Tax Credit (CTC): Do I Qualify?

As a social worker I have worked with differently-abled individuals of all ages. Growing older with a disability raises questions for parents and adult children alike. For many parents raising a child with special needs, they worry who will look after their adult child when they are no longer capable. As well, many of us are looking after parents or other family members who require caregiving assistance. For both groups, there are questions as to which specialized services are available and concerns about accessing them as well as related costs. I have asked Ken Pope, lawyer and tax expert to provide answers to some commonly asked questions regarding the Disability Tax and the Caregiver Tax credit.  READ MORE

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