Federal & Ontario Disability Tax Credit (2017 Income Tax)

The following information is made available by the Burlington Age Friendly Council

You are eligible for the disability only if a qualified medical practitioner certifies on form T2201 that you have a prolonged impairment and that the effects are such that any one of the following applies:

You are markedly restricted in any one of the following:

  • Speaking
  • Hearing
  • Vision
  • Walking
  • Eating
  • Dressing
  • Elimination (bowel or bladder functions) or
  • Performing the mental functions necessary for everyday life.

This is a tax credit (not refundable but a credit) of $1627 for 2017. If the person applying has no taxable income, the credit can be transferred to another relative who provides support.

For more information contact your local MP, local Tax Office or see Canada Revenue Agency Website: www.cra.gc.ca

Burlington Age-Friendly Council
905-632-1975 ext. 3