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I am 67, working full time my husband stay in nursing home full time infirmed, what can I claim for my income tax 2017

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I am 67, working full time my husband stay in nursing home full time infirmed, what can I claim for my income tax 2017

There are a few options that may be available to you:

1. Attendant care expenses from a nursing home are eligible medical expenses. You are allowed to claim both your and your husband's medical expenses on your return.

2. The Canada Caregiver Amount. This income-tested benefit is available for family members who support infirm relatives. 

3. Disability amount transfer. If your husband has a valid disability tax certificate on file with CRA and does not use all of the disability credit to lower his own income, the remainder can be transferred to you.

Here's a link from CRA for more information: https://www.canada.ca/en/revenue-agency/services/tax/individuals/segments/tax-credits-deductions-per...

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