2018 Tax Credit – Changes for Personal Income Tax
2018 Tax Credit – Children’s Fitness and Arts Amounts
For the 2018 tax season the Children’s Fitness and Arts Tax Credits can no longer be claimed.
2018 Tax Credit – Public Transit
Amounts spent for public transportation will only be deductible up to June 2017. The tax credit will no longer be eligible past July 1, 2017.
Seniors may still claim their public transportation costs in Ontario.
2018 Tax Credit – Education and Textbook Amounts
As of Jan. 1, 2017, you may no longer claim the education or textbook tax credits.
However, if you carried forward credits from a previous tax year, you may claim those credits on your tax return for 2017 or later years.
2018 Tax Credit – Tuition Tax Amounts
The tuition tax credit are now extended to fees paid to a university, college or other post-secondary institution in Canada for occupational skills courses that are not at the post-secondary level.
2018 Tax Credit – Disability Amount
As of March 22, 2017, nurse-practioners will be allowed to certify eligibility for the disability tax credit.