414 –Tax credit for contributions to authorized Québec political parties

You can claim this tax credit if, in 2016, you made contributions in cash or by cheque

  • to the official representatives of municipal political parties or independent candidates authorized under Québec's Act respecting elections and referendums in municipalities;
  • to the financial representatives of municipal party leadership candidates authorized under Québec's Act respecting elections and referendums in municipalities.

To calculate the amount of your credit, complete Work Chart 414. Contributions made to the representatives mentioned above must be entered on line 1 of the work chart.

The maximum credit is $155.

Special case

Contact us if, in 2016 (but before March 18), you made a contribution in cash or by cheque to a candidate in a campaign that was underway on January 1, 2013, for the leadership of a political party authorized to receive such contributions under the Election Act.

Reimbursable contributions

In calculating the credit, do not include contributions for which you are entitled (or were entitled) to a refund, reimbursement or any other form of assistance.

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