Supporting Children and Grandchildren and Those with Disabilities: Links and Resources

For those who are paying for the care of children or grandchildren, PostScript finance columnist Mike Berton offers links to government resources that may offer help for now and for future needs. Read Mike’s article “Supporting Children and Grandchildren” in the Summer 2019 issue of PostScript.

 

Medical Expense Tax Credit (METC)
https://www.canada.ca/en/revenue-agency/services/forms-publications/publications/rc4065/medical-expenses-2016.html

Disability Tax Credit (DTC)
https://www.canada.ca/en/revenue-agency/services/tax/individuals/segments/tax-credits-deductions-persons-disabilities/disability-tax-credit.html

The Canada Caregiver Credit (CCC)
https://www.canada.ca/en/revenue-agency/services/tax/individuals/topics/about-your-tax-return/tax-return/completing-a-tax-return/deductions-credits-expenses/canada-caregiver-amount.html#amount_note

Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP)
https://www.canada.ca/en/employment-social-development/programs/disability/savings.html