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CRA Webinar Invites for November 2022 – BC/Yukon

The following upcoming live webinars are hosted by the Canada Revenue Agency. Plan Institute is not affiliated with these events. We only share the information so that more people can access the information.   …

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October is RDSP Awareness Month!

In 2014, the government of BC declared October RDSP Awareness Month to help raise awareness about the Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP). The RDSP is the world’s first savings plan specifically designed for people …

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Tips for Making a Will – For Caregivers and People with Disabilities

October 2-8, 2022 is Make a Will week in British Columbia, a week dedicated to encouraging people to create or update their wills. As an organization that works to improve the lives of people …

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Changes to Disability Tax Credit Eligibility Take Effect Today

The eligibility requirements for the Disability Tax Credit (DTC)  under mental functions and life-sustaining therapy were widened in June 2022. As of today, the application forms reflect these changes. Paper application form Digital application …

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Changes to Disability Tax Credit eligibility requirements

On June 23, 2022, the CRA announced changes to the eligibility requirements for the Disability Tax Credit (DTC) making it easier for more people to apply. The areas of expansion include mental functions necessary …

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Access RDSP receives continued funding

We are thrilled to announce that the Access RDSP partnership between BC Aboriginal Network on Disability Society (BCANDS), Disability Alliance BC (DABC) and Plan Institute has received another three years of funding from the provincial government. This means …

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We have to talk to anybody and everybody to get the Canada Disability Benefit

By Rabia Khedr It’s important that we have conversations about disability poverty everywhere we can. I spend a lot of time talking to people. From individuals living the experience to people in positions of …

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CRA Webinar Invites for March 2022

  Upcoming Live Webinars from Canada Revenue Agency *Please note that they will be changing their virtual platform from WebEx to MS Teams effective March 21, 2022. There is no registration required for our …

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Tax Tips & Resources for People with Disabilities

Information provided by Plan Institute and Disability Alliance BC The process of filing a tax return every year can seem confusing, time-consuming, and technical. However, the reality is that filing income taxes can be …

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CRA webinars for caregivers and people with disabilities

Canada Revenue Agency is offering the following live webinars in January and February: Persons with Disabilities Presentation on Wed Jan 26, 2022 from 1:30-2:30pm PST, Thurs Feb 10, 2022 from 6:30-7:30pm PST and Wed …

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