Income tax credits and deductions

Tax credit for childcare expenses This hyperlink will open in a new window.

This tax credit is one of the tax measures intended for families. It is calculated according to your family income, that is, your income plus that of your spouse (if applicable).

Tax credit for home-support services for seniors  This hyperlink will open in a new window.

If you are 70 or older, the tax system provides for financial assistance in the form of a refundable tax credit for expenses relating to home-support services.

Tax credit for caregivers This hyperlink will open in a new window. 

This tax credit is for various types of caregivers, to assist them in taking care of a relative.

Tax credit for children’s activities This hyperlink will open in a new window.

You can claim a refundable tax credit for the physical activities or artistic, cultural or recreational activities of a child.

Work premium tax credits This hyperlink will open in a new window.

Work premium tax credits are refundable tax credits designed to encourage you to join or stay in the labour market.

Tax shield This hyperlink will open in a new window. 

This refundable tax credit is intended to offset a portion of the decrease in certain tax credits brought about by an increase in your work income.

Refundable tax credit for medical expenses This hyperlink will open in a new window. 

If you receive medical care for which you must cover the costs, it is possible to obtain a tax credit for medical expenses.

A full list of the available tax credits This hyperlink will open in a new window.

Here is a full list of the tax credits that you may be able to claim.

Solidarity tax credit This hyperlink will open in a new window.

The solidarity tax credit is a refundable tax credit that provides assistance to low- and middle-income households.