|Record #: OAK4705||Last Full Update: 10 Dec 2014|
|Agency and Service Names|
|Alternate Name||CRA ; DTC|
|Toll Free Phone||General enquiries 1-800-959-8281;
Automated TIPS (tax info phone service) line 1-800-267-6999
|Social Media||RSS, Twitter, YouTube|
|Parent Agency Name||Canada. Canada Revenue Agency|
|Legal Status||(40) Federal Government|
|Description (Service)||The disability amount is a non-refundable tax credit that a person with severe and prolonged impairment in physical or mental functions can claim to reduce the amount of income tax he or she has to pay in a year. If you are eligible for the Disability Tax Credit (DTC), you may be able to claim the disability amount on your income tax and benefit return.
If you receive Canada Pension Plan or Quebec Pension Plan disability benefits, workers' compensation benefits, or other types of disability or insurance benefits, it does not necessarily mean you are eligible for the DTC. These programs have other purposes and different criteria, such as an individual's inability to work.
|Hours||Automated service is available Mon-Sun 24 hours
Telephone agents are available Monday to Friday (except holidays) from 9 am to 5 pm (local time)
|Eligibility||To find out if you are eligible visit Are you eligible for the disability tax credit (DTC)?
|Application||Visit the step by step instructions to see how to apply for the DTC.
|Languages||English ; French|
|Located In Community||Prince Edward Island|
|Mailing Address||c/o Canada Revenue Agency
Summerside Tax Centre
275 Pope Rd
Summerside, PE C1N 6A2
|Accessibility||Not Applicable - mailing address|
|Additional Service Sites|
|Taxonomy and Classification|
|Service Categories||Disability Tax Credit Information|