topic I have a disabled brother who is disabled. I recently bought an escooter for him to use for exercise to help with his mobility. Can I declare this as an expense? in Credits and deductions https://turbotax.community.intuit.ca/community/credits-deductions/discussion/i-have-a-disabled-brother-who-is-disabled-i-recently-bought-an-escooter-for-him-to-use-for-exercise/01/919547#M2527 <P>My brother uses the pedals of the escooter to pedal around and it helps him a great deal as he feels he is accomplishing something with the scooter and it helps motivate him.&nbsp; If the escooter was roughly $1,500 can I declare it as a medical expense for him to help him with his disability?&nbsp; He is already registered as a disabled person and I declare him as my dependant as well.</P> Wed, 30 Oct 2019 20:10:13 GMT jeremiahjones 2019-10-30T20:10:13Z I have a disabled brother who is disabled. I recently bought an escooter for him to use for exercise to help with his mobility. Can I declare this as an expense? https://turbotax.community.intuit.ca/community/credits-deductions/discussion/i-have-a-disabled-brother-who-is-disabled-i-recently-bought-an-escooter-for-him-to-use-for-exercise/01/919547#M2527 <P>My brother uses the pedals of the escooter to pedal around and it helps him a great deal as he feels he is accomplishing something with the scooter and it helps motivate him.&nbsp; If the escooter was roughly $1,500 can I declare it as a medical expense for him to help him with his disability?&nbsp; He is already registered as a disabled person and I declare him as my dependant as well.</P> Wed, 30 Oct 2019 20:10:13 GMT https://turbotax.community.intuit.ca/community/credits-deductions/discussion/i-have-a-disabled-brother-who-is-disabled-i-recently-bought-an-escooter-for-him-to-use-for-exercise/01/919547#M2527 jeremiahjones 2019-10-30T20:10:13Z In addition to allowing a wheelchair as a medical expense... https://turbotax.community.intuit.ca/community/credits-deductions/discussion/in-addition-to-allowing-a-wheelchair-as-a-medical-expense/01/919548#M2528 <P>In addition to allowing a wheelchair as a medical expense, the Tax Act also permits the cost of a “device that is exclusively designed to assist an individual in walking where the individual has a mobility impairment” as well as “power-operated … transportation equipment designed exclusively for use by, or for, a disabled individual to allow the individual access to different areas of a building” to be claimed as valid medical expenses.&nbsp; Whether your brother's situation would apply here is a matter of opinion, however, you can also try to support this claim by getting a letter from his medical practitioner indicating that this device is being used by your brother for medical reasons.<BR /></P> Wed, 30 Oct 2019 20:10:14 GMT https://turbotax.community.intuit.ca/community/credits-deductions/discussion/in-addition-to-allowing-a-wheelchair-as-a-medical-expense/01/919548#M2528 TurbotaxRobert 2019-10-30T20:10:14Z
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<P>In addition to allowing a wheelchair as a medical expense, the Tax Act also permits the cost of a “device that is exclusively designed to assist an individual in walking where the individual has a mobility impairment” as well as “power-operated … transportation equipment designed exclusively for use by, or for, a disabled individual to allow the individual access to different areas of a building” to be claimed as valid medical expenses.&nbsp; Whether your brother's situation would apply here is a matter of opinion, however, you can also try to support this claim by getting a letter from his medical practitioner indicating that this device is being used by your brother for medical reasons.<BR /></P>
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