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Would dementia be considered a mental impairment when completing this return?

 
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Would dementia be considered a mental impairment when completing this return?

Any valid impairment would need to be supported by a Doctor's recommendation.

This link will help: http://alzheimersocietyblog.ca/2013/04/tax-tips/


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Would dementia be considered a mental impairment when completing this return?

Which credits are you claiming?
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Would dementia be considered a mental impairment when completing this return?

I would think so, as long as a Dr. has verified this condition.
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Would dementia be considered a mental impairment when completing this return?

Any valid impairment would need to be supported by a Doctor's recommendation.

This link will help: http://alzheimersocietyblog.ca/2013/04/tax-tips/


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Would dementia be considered a mental impairment when completing this return?

Yes, dementia would be a qualifying disability for applying for the disability tax credit.  Form T2201 must be filled in by a medical professional and filed in hard copy in the first year of making a claim for this disability.  The form can be found here: http://www.cra-arc.gc.ca/E/pbg/tf/t2201/