If a family member has passed away within any of the last 10 years, and had a health condition that qualifies for the Disability Tax Credit, the estate may receive up to $25,000 in lump sum income tax credit.
Currently Canada Revenue Agency allows the Disability Tax Credit to be awarded on behalf of deceased persons.
If your family member has passed away in any of the last 10 years, you may be able to claim the Disability Tax Credit on behalf of their estate. Many surviving spouses and/or other family members could benefit from as much as $25,000 in a lump sum income tax refund, and should be made aware of the how the DTC can be claimed for those that have passed on.
Contact BMD Services to find out how the Disability Tax Credit can be claimed on behalf on deceased family members.