Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists

Completing a Disability Tax Credit Form

Can you reduce your income tax?

The Disability Tax Credit, also known as the disability amount, is a non-refundable credit that reduces the amount of income tax a person must pay. In 2015, the maximum disability tax credit an eligible person could receive was $7,899. You can transfer all or part of the amount to your spouse or common-law partner, or to another supporting person.

Steps

  1. Determine if you are eligible for the disability tax credit certificate by completing this online questionnaire.
  2. If you are eligible, apply for the Disability Tax Credit by completing Form T2201.
  3. Ask a medical practitioner to complete and certify Part B of Form T2201. Occupational therapists are among the health professionals who can certify walking, feeding, dressing, and cumulative effect of significant restrictions. Click here to Find an OT in your area!
  4. Send your completed Form T2201 to the Canada Revenue Agency (see page 14 of this guide for the mailing address in your region).

For additional information, visit the Canada Revenue Agency website or call 1-800-959-8281.

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