Tax Credit for Caregivers

You can claim a refundable tax credit for caregivers if you are in one of the following situations:

  • You are the caregiver of your elderly spouse who is unable to live alone.
  • You provide housing for an eligible relative.
  • You live with an eligible relative who is unable to live alone.

Basic conditions

To claim the tax credit, you must meet certain conditions, including both of the following:

For more information, see the pages dealing with each of the conditions or consult point 2 in the instructions for line 462 in the guide to the income tax return (TP-1.G-V).

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