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The Benefits Finder is a tool that can help you find Benefits and Services that you may be eligible to receive. It is provided by the Canadian government. It does not collect or track your information. The more questions you answer, the more customized and accurate your results will be.
Click here to go to the: Benefits Finder
GSH/HST credit – The goods and services tax/harmonized sales tax (GST/HST) credit is a tax-free quarterly payment that helps individuals and families with low and modest incomes offset the GST or HST that they pay. It may also include payments from provincial and territorial programs. You are automatically considered for the GST/HST credit when you file your taxes. Click here to get more information
Pension income splitting – you may be able to split your eligible pension income with your spouse or common-law partner to reduce any income tax you owe. Click here to get more information
PLEASE NOTE THAT SOME OF THESE BENEFITS ARE ALSO AVILABLE TO OTHER AGE GROUPS.
Disability tax credit (DTC): eligible individuals with a disability or their supporting family member may claim $8,870 per year as a non-refundable tax credit. Go to canada.ca/disability-tax-credit.
Age amount Tax credit: Claim non-refundable tax credit up to $7,898 per year if you are 65 and older. Click here to get more information
Canada caregiver credit – non-refundable tax credit that may be available to you if you provide support to a spouse, a common-law partner, or certain other individuals with a mental or physical impairment. Click here to get more information
Ontario guide to programs and services for seniors
Ontario government publishes an online guide (also as PDF leaflet) which is your resource for programs and services available to Ontario’s seniors that can help them stay safe and healthy, active and engaged. It helps seniors, their caregivers and the organizations that support them.
Click here to go to the: Ontario Seniors Guide
City Of Toronto Services and Benefit finder
The City of Toronto Benefit Finder is a tool that can help you find Benefits and Services that you may be eligible to receive if you live in City of Toronto. It can help you with:
Child Care, Employment Support, Housing Support and Money to help pay for the costs of daily living.
Click here to go to the: Service & Benefit Finder Tool
Revenu Quebec guide to tax benefits for seniors
Revenu Quebec website contains links to resources about tax return, tax credits and deductions for Quebec seniors. Follow the link below to the topics that may be relevant to seniors:
Click here to go to the: Quebec Seniors links
Quebec government programs and Services for seniors
The Quebec government publishes a guide that contains information on the different government programs and services for seniors. It is also available as a PDF document.
It covers health and social services, housing, tax credits. transportation and more.
Click here to go to the: Quebec Programs and Services for Seniors