These are the most common types of credits that may be claimed by seniors:
- Age amount
- Pension income amount
- Disability amount (for self)
- Amounts transferred from your spouse or common-law partner
- Medical expenses
Which medical expenses are eligible?
The cost of any of the following items can be claimed at line 330 or used in the calculation for a claim at line 331. When you click on any of the medical expenses below, a brief description of the expense is given along with any certification needed, including an approved Form T2201, Disability Tax Credit Certificate. This list is not exhaustive.
You can claim on line 330 the total eligible medical expenses you or your spouse or common-law partner paid for:
•your spouse or common-law partner; and
•your or your spouse's or common-law partner's children born in 1996 or later.
Medical expenses for other dependents must be claimed on line 331.
For a more detailed list and additional information of allowable medical expenses, see Income Tax Folio S1-F1-C1, Medical Expense Tax Credit. To verify if a specific profession is recognized, see Authorized medical practitioners by province or territory for the purposes of claiming medical expenses.
List of eligible medical expenses