Can I declare a fee that I paid for filing a T6 form complaint - at the Landlord and Tenant Board - as a legal expense deduction

I filed a complaint against my landlord at the Landlord and Tenant Board. In order for me to file the complaint I had to pay a $45 for processing the form. Since this board is a governmental service and my payment is made to legally complain about my landlord, can I claim this amount as legal expense and therefore seek some tax break?


Please review these publications from the CRA to deem whether your legal expenses can be claimed in this area.

Because you may have suffered a loss from another taxpayer's "wrongdoing", your legal expenses will likely be considered as deductible if they fall within the CRA's parameters. There are likely limits to how much you can claim. 

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