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If my husband was off work in 2018 due to a back injury, can we claim disability? He is collect sick EI benefits while off

 
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If my husband was off work in 2018 due to a back injury, can we claim disability? He is collect sick EI benefits while off

If you are referring to the Disability Tax Credit (DTC), the answer is "no". The DTC is for individuals who have an impairment in physical or mental functions that is severe and prolonged. 

If you are off work for a short period of time and collecting EI Sickness Benefits you should also know that these benefits are a taxable income to you. 

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