The disability tax credit (DTC) is a non-refundable tax credit that helps persons with disabilities or their supporting persons reduce the amount of income tax they may have to pay. An individual may claim the disability amount once they are eligible for the DTC. This amount includes a supplement for persons under 18 years of age at the end of the year.
The purpose of the DTC is to provide for greater tax equity by allowing some relief for disability costs, since these are unavoidable additional expenses that other taxpayers don’t have to face.
Click here for SCPA Resource Guide information about the DTC. For Government link please click below.
The Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP) is a long-term savings plan to help Canadians with disabilities and their families save for the future. If you have an RDSP, you may also be eligible for grants and bonds to help with your long-term savings.
The Parking Program for People with Disabilities issues parking permits for designated parking spots to individuals with specific mobility challenges.
These parking areas may provide extra space for lifts and wheelchairs or other mobility devices and can reduce the distance you have to travel.
IThe Saskatchewan Assured Income for Disability (SAID) is an income support program for people with significant and enduring disabilities.
The Saskatchewan Home Repair Program - Adaptation for Independence provides financial assistance to low-income homeowners or rental property owners to make a home more accessible for a person with a housing related disability.
Home care helps people that need acute, palliative, and supportive care to stay independent at home. It also helps reduce unnecessary hospital admissions and the length of hospital stays.
You or your guardian may be eligible to receive funding based on assessed need – called individualized funding – to arrange and manage your own supportive services for home care.
The Cognitive Disability Strategy (CDS) is meant to:
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