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The Canada Revenue Agency’s idea of your marital status might differ from how you see it. When entering your marital status in TurboTax, make sure your entry matches CRA’s definition. This is how CRA understands the various marital statuses: Married:... read more
The Disability Tax Credit (DTC) is a non-refundable credit designed to help people with disabilities (or their caretakers), cope with disability-related expenses by reducing the amount of income tax they are required to pay. In order to qualify for t... read more
As of July 1, 2016, the Canada child tax benefit (CCTB) has been replaced by the Canada child benefit (CCB) (click here: link). However, you can still apply for the CCTB for previous years. The CCTB was a tax-free monthly payment. It was established ... read more
The Canada Revenue Agency’s idea of your marital status might differ from how you see it. When entering your marital status in TurboTax, make sure your entry matches CRA’s definition. This is how CRA understands the various marital statuses: Married:... read more
The Disability Tax Credit (DTC) is a non-refundable credit designed to help people with disabilities (or their caretakers), cope with disability-related expenses by reducing the amount of income tax they are required to pay. In order to qualify for t... read more
Splitting of the Canada Caregiver Credit (called the Family Caregiver Amount for tax years 2016 and earlier) is only available in CD/download editions of TurboTax. Note: You can split the amount you're claiming for other inform dependants age 18 or o... read more
The spouse or common-law partner amount is a non-refundable tax credit meant to help families living in the same dwelling where one spouse is financially responsible for the other spouse. You can claim this amount if you supported your spouse or comm... read more
Yes, under certain conditions, the Disability Tax Credit (DTC) is transferable from a dependant. If you have a dependant person (other than your spouse or common-law partner) who has been approved by the CRA to claim the DTC—but does not need the DTC... read more
If you (or your spouse or common-law partner) paid others to take care of your children so that you can work, run a business, or attend school, you might be able to deduct the child care expenses to reduce your taxable income. This is called the chil... read more
Tax year 2016 was the last year to claim this tax credit at the federal level. Tax year 2017 was the last year to claim this tax credit at the provincial level for British Columbia. Manitoba, Québec and Yukon have maintained their equivalent credit f... read more