Line 31600 – Disability amount for self

Claiming the disability tax credit

If you are approved for the disability tax credit (DTC), you may be able to claim the disability amount of $9,428 on line 31600 of your 2023 tax return (in Step 5 of your T1).

Tax tip: If you or anyone else paid for attendant care or for care in a facility, special rules may apply.

For details: Attendant care and care in a facility

Supplement for children with disabilities

If you were 17 years or younger at the end of 2023 and qualify for the disability amount, you may claim up to an additional $5,500.

This supplement may be reduced if one of the following applies:

Fill out the chart for line 31600 on the Federal Worksheet in your income tax package to calculate your claim.

Doing taxes for someone who died

There may be special considerations when claiming amounts on line 31600 for someone who died.

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