Date: November 21, 2018
Hosted by: British Columbia & Yukon Division of the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada
Presented by: Sharareh (Shar) Saremi, Advocate at Disability Alliance BC & Nyssa Lessingham, Coordinator, Volunteer Legal Advocacy Program (VLAP), MS Society BC & Yukon Division
The disability tax credit (DTC) is a non-refundable tax credit that helps person with disabilities to reduce the amount of income tax they may have to pay. Some people living with MS may qualify for the DTC. This webinar helps participants to understand how the DTC may benefit them, who may be eligible, and how to apply to Canada Revenue Agency with the support of a medical practitioner. Speakers from the MS Society BCY Volunteer Legal Advocacy Program (VLAP) and from the Disability Alliance of BC (DABC) provide this overview, as well as information on how you can access the assistance of an advocate if you are apply for the DTC.
This session was hosted by the British Columbia & Yukon Division of the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada. It was offered free of charge and was funded in part by the Law Foundation of British Columbia.