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Disability and Taxation
Considering applying for Canada Pension Disability?
If you no longer feel you can work, but are under age 65, the federal government offers a program called the Canada Pension Plan (CPP) Disability Benefits.
- For more information on the details or how to apply for this program, call Human Resources & Social Development Canada (HRSDC) at 1-800-277 9914 or visit their website
- CPP disability also provides a children’s benefit. If you have a child/children under the age of 18, or between the ages of 18-25, visit http://www1.servicecanada.gc.ca for more information.
- Want to know what you can claim as a deduction or credit on your income tax return? Call 1-800-959-8281 or visit Revenue Canada’s website.
- If you consider yourself to have a severe or prolonged impairment in physical or mental function, you might want to learn more about the Disability Tax Credit (form T2201).
- For a list of eligible medical expenses, review the Medical and Disability Guide RC4064.