can you claim professional insurance

I am a registered social worker and have to pay for professional insurance.  Can I claim that?


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Line 212 - Annual union, professional, or like dues

You can claim the following amounts related to your employment that you paid (or that were paid for you and included in your income) in the year:

  • annual dues for membership in a trade union or an association of public servants;
  • professional board dues required under provincial or territorial law;
  • professional or malpractice liability insurance premiums or professional membership dues required to keep a professional status recognized by law; and
  • parity or advisory committee (or similar body) dues required under provincial or territorial law.

Annual membership dues do not include initiation fees, licences, special assessments, or charges for anything other than the organization's ordinary operating costs. You cannot claim charges for pension plans as membership dues, even if your receipts show them as dues.

The amount shown in box 44 of your T4 slips, or on your receipts, includes any GST/HST you paid.

for more information follow this link from the CRA

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