Ontario Tax Credits and Benefits for People

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Ontario Tax Credits and Benefits for People

Benefit and tax credit programs for children, people with a disability, seniors, students and women.

Ontario Sales Tax Credit

If you are 19+ years old, you could get up to $278 back in sales taxes you’ve paid. Families can get up to $278 for each family member.

Ontario Trillium Benefit

The Ontario Trillium Benefit combines the payments of three tax credits into one monthly payment so you get your benefits when you need them.

Children

Assistance for Children with Severe Disabilities Dental Care for Children

Dental care services such as oral exams, x-rays, fillings and extractions may be provided for free to your severely disabled child under the age of 18.

Child Care Fee Subsidy

Get help to pay for the care of your child under 12 years old.

CINOT: Children in Need of Treatment

Basic dental care and out-of-hospital anesthetic coverage for low-income children 17 years old and under who have urgent dental conditions.

Children’s Activity Tax Credit

You could get money back for activities like soccer, painting classes and music lessons for your child.

Healthy Smiles Ontario

Children 17 years old and under, who are members of a household with an annual income of $20,000 or less, may get regular dental services for free.

Ontario Child Benefit

Your family could get up to $91.66 per child, per month or $1,100 per year for children under 18 years old.

Ontario Child Care Supplement for Working Families

A single parent could get up to $210 for each child under 7 years old, born prior to July 1, 2009.

Ontario Disability Support Program Dental Care for Children

Dental care services such as oral exams, x-rays, fillings and extractions may be provided for free to children of ODSP recipients.

Ontario Works Dental Care for Children

If you receive Ontario Works, your children under 18 years old may be eligible for dental care services such as oral exams, x-rays, fillings and extractions.

Temporary Care Assistance

If you are looking after a child in financial need and you are not the child’s legal caregiver, you may be able to get money on behalf of the child.

People with a disability

Assistance for Children with Severe Disabilities

If you are a parent caring for a child under 18 years old with a severe disability, you may be able to receive some financial help.

Healthy Homes Renovation Tax Credit

If you are 65+ years old, you could get up to $1,500 to help with the cost of making your home safer and more accessible.

Home and Vehicle Modification Program

You could get money to help with the cost of making your home and vehicle more accessible if you or your child has a disability that restricts mobility.

ODSP: Ontario Disability Support Program

Income and employment support to help people with disabilities and their families to live as independently as possible in their communities.

Ontario Disability Support Program Dental Care

Dental care services such as oral exams, x-rays, fillings and extractions may be provided for free to ODSP recipients and their family.

Ontario Drug Benefit Program

Find out if the cost of your prescription drugs are covered by the province.

Trillium Drug Program

If you have high prescription drug costs and a low household income, you may be able to pay $2 or less for every prescription.

Seniors

Healthy Homes Renovation Tax Credit

If you are 65+ years old, you could get up to $1,500 to help with the cost of making your home safer and more accessible.

Home and Vehicle Modification Program

You could get money to help with the cost of making your home and vehicle more accessible if you or your child has a disability that restricts mobility.

ODB: Ontario Drug Benefit Program

Find out if the cost of your prescription drugs are covered by the province.

GAINS: Ontario Guaranteed Annual Income System

If you are 65+ years old and receive a pension, you could get up to $83 per month to ensure your income stays above a certain amount.

Ontario Senior Homeowners’ Property Tax Grant

If you are 64+ years old and own a home, you could get up to $500 to help with the cost of property taxes.

Reduced Co-payment for Lower Income Seniors

Depending on your annual income, you may be able to have the ODB $100 annual deductible waived and have your co-payment reduced to $2 per prescription.

Strong Communities Rent Supplement Program

Low to moderate income households, including those requiring support services, can apply for a rent-geared-to-income subsidy to help make housing affordable.

Trillium Drug Program

If you have high prescription drug costs and a low household income, you may be able to pay $2 or less for every prescription.

Students

30% Off Ontario Tuition

Find out if you’re eligible for 30% off your Ontario tuition.

OSAP: Ontario Student Assistance Program

How to apply for money that can help you pay for a college or university education.

Training for low-income women in communities where skilled trades and IT workers are in demand.

Source: http://www.ontario.ca/taxes-and-benefits/tax-credits-and-benefits-people

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