DISABILITY TAX CREDITS

DISABILITY TAX CREDITS

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Disability Tax Credit

70% of Canadians are not aware they are eligible for disability tax benefits.

The Disability Tax Credit is one of several credits that are offered by Canada Revenue Agency. Yet, many Canadian’s are not aware of the disability tax credit and the benefits it provides. The overall process is fairly simple and once completed, individuals can receive thousands of dollars in returns from Canada Revenue Agency to offset their medical costs.

If you or a loved one suffers from any mental or physical condition that slows you down during your day-to-day activities in comparison to the average individual, then you likely qualify.

What is the Disability Tax Credit?

The Disability Tax Credit (also referred to the disability amount or DTC) is a tax credit that a person, with a qualifying disability, can claim to reduce the amount of income tax one has to pay in a year.

How Does it Work?

Your doctor is required to fill out the Disability Tax Credit form that you pick up from our office or request us to send to you. Based on the information provided on the form by your doctor, we process the application with CRA and make necessary adjustments to your tax returns from previous years. Depending on your case, you can carryback this credit up to 10 years.

 You Are Likely Eligible!

The name, Disability Tax Credit, portrays an image where one might expect to be completely immobile in order to qualify for such a credit. Due to this most individuals don’t consider looking at the disability tax credit. 

Many people are not aware of this tax credit and don’t realize that they are losing out on a lot of money. See if you qualify by submitting your information.

Did you get hurt in an accident recently?

Do you or someone you know have any of these conditions?

  • ADD
  • Addiction
  • Alzheimer’s
  • Anxiety
  • Bi-polar
  • Depression
  • Difficulty in Walking
  • Eating Disorders
  • Diabetes
  • Heart Disease
  • Cancer
  • IBS
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Mental Illness
  • OCD
  • Physical Disabilities
  • PTS Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Hearing or Speech Disability
  • Arthritis
  • Kidney Dialysis
  • Parkinson’s

We can help you get a tax benefit of up to $40,000 under the Canada Revenue Agency’s Disability Tax Credit Program

The Disability Tax Credit is one of several credits that are offered by Canada Revenue Agency. Yet, many Canadian’s are not aware of the disability tax credit and the benefits it provides. The overall process is fairly simple and once completed, individuals can receive thousands of dollars in returns from Canada Revenue Agency to offset their medical costs.

 

What Are the Requirements?

Simply by submitting your information on this page, you will begin this easy process!

Once your information is received, you will be taken through all the criteria that will confirm if you are an appropriate candidate. After you finish a simple questionnaire, our experts will handle your Disability Tax Credit application to get you back the money you deserve.

 

Which expenses can I claim for the Disability Tax Credit?

The overall process is fairly simple and once completed, individuals can receive thousands of dollars in returns from Canada Revenue Agency. 

In addition, if you have a child with a physical or mental impairment, you can claim the related costs. Those under the age of 18 who qualify for the credit also qualify for the Child Disability Benefit.

Essentially, if you feel physically or mentally restricted from day-to-day activities, you may qualify for the Disability Tax Credit. Finally, you will be able to start claiming those expenses and getting hundreds, even thousands of dollars back on your tax return!

Speech Impairment

Are you restricted when you speak? Does it take you an inordinate amount of time to speak?

If it is taking you an inordinate amount of time to speak as to be understood by another person, in a quiet setting, even with the appropriate therapy, medication, and devices, then you may qualify for the credit.

Speech impairment disorders include, but are not limited to:

  • lisps
  • stutters
  • dysarthria
  • aphasia
  • speech impediments

If, for a long period of time, you have had problems speaking due to an impairment or disorder of any kind, you can claim the related expenses and get a huge refund from the government!

If your speaking is restricting you and causing you an inordinate amount of time to speak, contact us to find out how you can start getting the money you deserve.

What Kinds of Costs Can I Deduct?

Speech impairments can present an ongoing struggle that is often only alleviated by regular therapy. If everyday tasks in your life are made more difficult due to your speech impairment, and you are forced to spend your hard-earned money on services and products, you deserve to pay less in taxes, or even get a refund from the government.

The cost of any therapy you receive as treatment for your impairment can be claimed within the Disability Tax Credit system. This includes occupational therapists and speech and language pathologists.

If you have purchased any other equipment or services that alleviate the problems that your speech impairment causes, you can claim these as well!
These may include:

  • Altered auditory feedback devices
  • Bliss symbol boards
  • Electronic speech synthesizers
  • Laryngeal speaking aids

How Do I Get My Refund?

The professionals at BG Accounting and Business Solutions are fully prepared to get you your refund by:
  • Helping you get the right documentation from your certified medical practitioner
  • Identifying and filing all the appropriate expenses
  • Completing and processing your Disability Tax Credit application, while keeping you updated on its status
  • Providing you with the best possible refund with your tax return


We can offer you all of this at minimal cost so that you can remain stress-free and confident that you are benefitting from all the tax breaks that are available to you.

Remember, you can file your Disability Tax Credit application at any time throughout the year – not just tax season! In addition, we welcome you to come in for a free consultation when it is most convenient for you. Contact us today and start saving on your taxes!

Remember you don’t need a severe speech impairment to be eligible. If you are eligible for the tax credit we will help you claim the money you deserve.

Visual Impairment
If your vision is restricting you from performing your day-to-day activities, you may qualify for the Disability Tax Credit

You don’t have to be blind in order to qualify for the Disability Tax Credit. If you as much as have trouble performing everyday activities because of poor eyesight, you may qualify for this tax credit.

If your eyesight is restricting you in any way, contact us to start the process TODAY!

Do You Have Trouble Seeing Even With Glasses?
If you have tried prescription glasses or contacts, but they are not enough to give you full vision, then you will likely qualify for the Disability tax credit.

Do You Have Trouble Driving, Reading, or Operating Devices?

There are countless expenses related to your vision problems that can be claimed on your taxes, and we are dedicated to identifying them for you!

You deserve a bigger tax return if, for instance, your poor eyesight prevents you from driving and you are forced to take public transit or even change your place of residence. All your moving expenses can be deducted from your Disability Tax Credit.

Reading and operating computers, phones, and televisions are abilities with value that cannot be overestimated, especially in today’s high-tech and online world. When poor vision hinders this ability, every aspect of your life is affected. For this reason, you can claim the cost of any additional service or equipment that you purchase in order to help you perform these activities. This includes but is not limited to the employment of note-takers to assist with reading and writing, or voice-recognition software.

If you have to pay for these services, you deserve to get more money back from the government, and our staff can help you.

Remember you don’t need to have a severe case of blindness to be eligible. If your vision is restricting you from performing your day to day activities, you may qualify for the Disability Tax Credit. Contact us today to see if you qualify, because you could be missing out on thousands of dollars!

BG Accounting and Business Solutions

If you feel you pay too much in taxes in addition to the costs surrounding your visual impairment, you have come to the right place. The professionals at BG Accounting and Business Solutions have the experience and know-how to efficiently and courteously provide you with maximum savings on your tax return. Remember you don’t need a severe visual impairment to apply. If your visual impairment is affecting your day to day activities, then you could qualify.

If you want to file your Disability Tax credit with us, or if you simply want more information about its benefits, contact us for a free consultation today!

Auditory Impairment

Do You Have Hearing Problems and Feel You’re Paying Too Much Tax?

You may think that you have to have a complete hearing loss in order to be considered for the Disability Tax Credit, but it actually applies to much wider range of people. While complete deafness will certainly qualify you for the Disability Tax Credit, you can get the same tax benefits if you simply have an auditory impairment that restricts your everyday activities.

Contact us if your auditory impairment is restricting you from performing your day-to-day activities.

If this has led you to incur various expenses, you can deduct these costs from your taxable income, which means you will owe less to the government or, if you don’t owe anything, you may get a substantial refund!

Will My Auditory Impairment Qualify Me?

  • Real-time captioning
  • Sign-language services
  • Teletypewriters
  • Television closed caption decoders
  • Visual or vibratory signaling device
  • Volume control features
  • and Others

 This tax credit system has been put in place so that you can offset these financial obligations, so if you are not taking advantage of this opportunity, you are paying too much in taxes!

What Can We Do For You?

Our taxation experts are well-versed in the requirements and benefits of the auditory impairment component of the Disability Tax Credit and are dedicated to getting you the best possible results, by:

  • Helping you get the right documentation from your certified medical practitioner
  • Identifying and filling all the appropriate expenses
  • Completing and processing your Disability Tax Credit application, while keeping you updated on its status
  • Providing you with the best possible refund with your tax return


Every day, we help people just like you get more money back from the government than they ever dreamed possible!

If you want to file your application for the Disability Tax Credit, file your tax return, or if you just want more information, contact us today to arrange a free consultation when it is most convenient for you!

Mental Disorders
The Disability Tax Credit system is not limited to individuals with severe mental disabilities – you could be missing out on the tax credits available to you!  

The mental disability component of the Disability Tax Credit system is of great assistance to families coping with severe mental illnesses like autism, but it is also available to those suffering from any mental disorder that significantly restricts one’s mental faculties.

If you have a mental disorder that makes it difficult for you to perform day-to-day activities, then you are entitled to claim your expenses as part of the Disability Tax Credit, and save on your taxes!

Contact us to get started on your way to claiming the money you deserve

Does My Mental Disorder Make Me Eligible?

1 in 4 people will develop a mental disorder at some point in their lives. However, this statistic is highly disproportionate to the small number of people who actually file for the Disability Tax Credit on the basis of mental disorder. If you have been suffering from a mental disorder for an extended period of time, and this has led you to incur various costs, you can qualify for this tax credit and start saving money today.

For those with severe mental illnesses, such as autism, Asperger’s, or Down’s Syndrome, you can claim any related cost. The same applies if you have a less severe mental disorder such as:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Personality disorders
  • Eating disorders  

Which Costs Can I Claim?

If you have a long-standing mental disorder, you know that bills can add up extremely fast.
At BG Accounting and Business Solutions, we are committed to putting the highest possible percentage of that money back into your pocket.

Once we take you through the quick and easy process of qualifying for the Disability Tax Credit, you can start deducting costs like:  

  • Wheelchairs
  • Tuition for specialized schools
  • Tutoring services
  • Therapy from a psychologist
  • and Other costs   

How Can I Start Saving on My Taxes?

Our experts have years of experience handling clients with mental disorders hundreds or even thousands back on their tax returns through the Disability Tax Credit system.

It is very rare that our clients are declined for the Disability Tax Credit, so you can remain confident that with us handling your mental disorder tax credit, you can be approved and start saving money on your taxes!

Changing your life is just a click away! Arrange a free consultation with one of our taxation experts, or simply contact us for more information.

 

Walking Impairment
If You Have Decreased Mobility Due to a Walking Impairment, You Can Start Claiming Your Expenses Today!

People who are unable to walk end up spending extra money every day on accessibility services, so the government allows these people to deduct these costs and get a bigger refund at the end of the year. However, most people don’t know that this program is not limited to men and women who are completely unable to walk.
 
If your restricted mobility while walking is slowing you down on a day-to-day basis and taking you an inordinate amount of time walk, you are entitled to receive money back from the government.
 
An inordinate amount of time means that walking takes significantly longer than the average person who does not have the impairment to walk the same distance. 

Are You Markedly Restricted? 

Examples of markedly restrictions in walking:

  • You can walk 100 meters or one city block, but only by taking an inordinate amount of time, stopping because of shortness of breath, or because of pain.
  • You have cases of fatigue, lack of coordination, and problems with balance. 

Do You Find it Difficult to Move Around?
 
If you have a walking impairment, you know that it forces you to put more time and effort in what you do. For this reason, even if you have a mild walking impairment, you may qualify for this credit which may result in paying less taxes and receiving a bigger return.

Remember that you don’t need a severe walking impairment to qualify. It is possible that you can qualify and receive benefits from the walking component of the Disability Tax Credit. So do not hesitate to see if you are eligible, because you may qualify.

What Next?
Feel free to contact us at 905-789-8827 and we can set up an initial free consultation. We have the experience and knowledge to take you through this process. We are dedicated to helping you get all the money you deserve if you are eligible for the tax credit.  

BG Accounting & Business Solutions

BG Accounting & Business Solutions is a full business services organization dedicated to handle bookkeeping  and tax preparation for clients throughout the Brampton, Mississauga and GTA areas.

Contact

Tel:  905 789-8827
Fax: 905 790-8826

info@bgaccountinggroup.com

2120 North Park Drive, Suite 9
Brampton, Ontario, L6S 0C9

BG Accounting & Business Solutions

BG Accounting & Business Solutions is a full business services organization dedicated to handle bookkeeping  and tax preparation for clients throughout the Brampton, Mississauga and GTA areas.

Contact

Tel:  905 789-8827
Fax: 905 790-8826

info@bgaccountinggroup.com

2120 North Park Drive, Suite 9
Brampton, Ontario, L6S 0C9