Tax season 2015: The disability tax credit and the push for fee limits—CBC News

Efforts underway to regulate consultants and improve the application process Mention the term “disability tax credit” to some people, and you’ll get an earful. It’s not worth enough, some say, or applying for it is too complex, or the Canada … Continued

Registered disability savings plans: Why don’t more have them?—CBC News

RDSPs have financial benefits even for those who don’t make contributions In the six years since registered disability savings plans (RDSPs) first appeared, the number of accounts has been steadily growing, reflecting the potential these plans have to make a … Continued

Do you have a Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP)? –Ottawa Community News

The Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP) is a long-term savings plan to help Canadians with disabilities and their families save for the future of the person with the disability. Often these funds are referred to as “Matched Savings Plan” for … Continued

RDSP Named One of Top 10 Social Innovations – Global Shapers Ottawa

The history of social innovation in Canada is full of the stories of rebels, innovators, and risk takers. The organizations, people, and ideas highlighted below have fundamentally transformed the systems we live in and have collectively enriched the lives of … Continued

Desjardins Exempts all Transaction Fees for RDSP Beneficiaries

In January 2015, Desjardins Group will introduce discounts that will help its young members save on service charges and potentially get their monthly transaction plan for free. Also new, members who are beneficiaries of registered disability savings plans will be … Continued

Disability Tax Credit (DTC) Consultation Opportunity with CRA

You have until December 15, 2014 to participate. __ The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) is committed to consulting with Canadians on The Disability Tax Credit Promoters Restrictions Act, and to seek feedback on how to simplify the disability tax credit … Continued

Law Commission of Ontario Releases Final Report on Capacity and Legal Representation for the Federal RDSP

TORONTO, Nov. 27, 2014 /CNW/ – The Law Commission of Ontario (LCO) today releases its final report in its Capacity and Legal Representation for the Federal RDSP project. The Government of Ontario requested that the LCO undertake a review of … Continued

BMO Welcomes Hon. Candice Bergan to Event in Support of the RDSP

TORONTO, ONTARIO, Nov 05, 2014 (Marketwired via COMTEX) — Editors Note: There are two photos associated with this press release. From left to right, Al Etmanski, President and Co-Founder of PLAN; Robert Armstrong, Vice President and Head of Managed Solutions, … Continued

Pre-order your copy of the updated Safe and Secure BC edition now!

Pre-order your copy now! Safe and Secure: Seven Steps on the Path to a Good Life for People with Disabilities will be available as an electronic book in late October and as a printed book this winter. Safe and Secure … Continued