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 $8,662 on line 31600 of your 2021 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 2021 and qualify for the disability amount, you may claim up to an additional $5,053.

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

Complete the chart for line 31600 on the Worksheet for the return in your income tax package to calculate your claim.

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