Line 31600 – Disability amount for self

If you are eligible for the disability tax credit, you may be able to claim the disability amount of $8,576 on line 31600 of your tax return (Step 5 – Federal tax).

Tax Tip

If you or anyone else paid for attendant care or for care in an establishment, special rules may apply. For more information, see Attendant care or care in an establishment.

Supplement for persons under 18

If you qualify for the disability amount and were under 18 years of age at the end of the year, you can claim up to an additional $5,003. This supplement may be reduced if, in 2020, one of the following situations applies:

  • someone claimed child care expenses (line 21400) for you on their return or attendant care expenses for you on line 33099 or 33199 of their tax return
  • you claimed attendant care expenses on line 21500 or on line 33099 of your tax return

Complete the chart for line 31600 on the worksheet for the return to calculate your claim.

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