RDSP Barrier #7: Disability Tax Credit Eligibility

The Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP) was launched in December 2008 after a decade of community groups and government working together. The combination of individual/ family and government financial contributions into an RDSP helps people with disabilities to grow,...

2011 Budget Recognizes More Needed for People with Disabilities and Families

A recent Press Release from the Canadian Association for Community Living comments on the new Federal Budget. The Canadian government commits to enhancing support for families and caregivers by improving the RDSP and labour market outcomes. Click here: CACL Press...

RDSP Barrier #8: Contractual Competency – Should someone lose their decision-making rights, just so they can open an RDSP?

The Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP) was launched in December 2008 after a decade of community groups and government working together. The combination of individual/ family and government financial contributions helps people with disabilities to grow, manage and control...

RDSP Barrier #9: Re-applying to the disability tax credit once it expires

Rule: The Disability Tax Credit (DTC) eligibility is based on the disability lasting consistently for 1 year or more The DTC is a doorway to the RDSP – people must qualify for the DTC before the can open a...