Disability Tax Credit applications probed

Should you give a portion of disability tax credit owing to you to a company that assists you in completing forms?

Both the National Benefit Authority in Toronto and J & J Canadian Grants in Winnipeg are under investigation, according to reports from CBC

9 Feb 2011:

4 Feb 2011:

11 Jan 2011:

and the Toronto Star

9 Feb 2011:

At issue apparently is whether the claims made were valid - and that is something that will wend it's way through the system.

The other issue to consider is whether it is appropriate that a company charge a percentage of funds received as payment when the information is available free from the government.

Official Disability Tax Credit Application and Information:

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Apr 27, 2013
Make Sure You Know What You Paid For
by: Anonymous

I did some researches about the middlenmen's fee structure for helping their clients to apply for the disability tax credit. From what I found, some of them are not only charging a fixed application fee, but also in percentage of whatever the disabled person received from the CRA.

I recently just blog about this topic as well:

Hope this would be useful to all of you.

Samuel Li

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