Income tax credits and deduction

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.

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, you may be eligible for financial assistance in the form of a refundable tax credit for expenses incurred for home-support services.

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

This tax credit helps support caregivers providing care to a loved one.

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

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

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

The 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 help offset the decrease in certain tax credits brought about by an increase in your work income.

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

If you have to cover the costs of your medical care, you may be able to claim a tax credit.

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.

Deduction and tax credits for disabled individuals

If you or someone close to you has a disability or impairment, you may be able to claim tax credits or deduct expenses for disability supports that allow you to work, carry on a business or attend an educational institution.