Tax Credit for Respite of Caregivers
You can claim a refundable tax credit for respite of caregivers if you meet the following conditions:
- You were resident in Québec on December 31 of the year covered by the claim.
- You were a caregiver.
- You paid expenses to obtain specialized respite services for the care and supervision of a person with a significant disability.
Specialized respite services are services that consist in replacing a caregiver in order to provide home care to a person with a significant disability.
The person providing the services must hold a recognized diploma.
For more information, see point 21 in the instructions for line 462 in the guide to the income tax return (TP-1.G-V).