If you would like to learn about the RDSP on your own, we have several resources to help you. Click on the links below to access the resources.

RDSP Resources

RDSP Step by Step Guide: To Becoming Eligible, Opening and Managing Your RDSP

Click here to download the Step by Step Guide

 

A Guide to the Disability Tax Credit (DTC) & the RDSP for People Over the Age of 50

Download the guide

 

How Can my RDSP Help me When I Turn 60?

Click here to download the online version
Click here to download the print version

 

A Guide to the DTC and RDSP for Newcomers with Disability

English version
French version

 

RDSP Helpsheet from Disability Alliance BC

Click here for the helpsheet

 

Where Should You Open Your RDSP? Questions to Ask a Financial Institution

Click here to download

 

A Guide to Access RDSP Services

Click here to download

 

RDSP Calculator

RDSP Tutorial

RDSP Webinars

 

DTC Resources

Disability Tax Credit Guides for Healthcare Professionals

 

Disability Tax Credit Help sheet from DABC

 

Step-by-step instructions for filling out Form T2201

 

Disability Tax Credit Tool

This app is a self-help tool designed to give your healthcare provider the information they need to fill out the DTC Certificate application form.

 

RC 4065 Medical Expenses, information about medical expenses you can claim 

 

RC 4064 Disability-Related Information, tax measures for persons with disabilities

 

Disability Tax Fairness, Report of the technical advisory committee on tax measures for persons with disability

 

A Guide to Understanding and Claiming the Disability Tax Credit (Ontario Federation for Cerebral Palsy, 2011

https://www.ofcp.ca/pdf/DTC-Article-from-OFCP-Mar-2011.pdf

 

Disability Tax Credit: A Do-It-Yourself Guide (Ontario Community Advocacy and Legal Centre)

http://yourlegalrights.on.ca/resource/disability-tax-credit-do-it-yourself-guide

 

Other Resources

BC Disability Benefit Wayfinder Tool:

Use this resource to help guide you through the DTC, RDSP, Persons With Disability (PWD) designation, and the Canada Pension Plan Disability (CPP-D) benefit. 

National Benefit Wayfinder Tool:

This Canada-wide tool is available to help you find government benefits applicable to you and is not disability-focused. 

BC Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning (Disability Specific) – Online workshop

Future Planning Tool

A free online tool to help you or anyone with a disability build a plan to help you secure the future. Topics include financial planning, housing, relationships, contribution, personal support networks, legal decision-making, provincial benefits and more. Currently serves BC and Ontario. futureplanningtool.ca

Free 45-60 minute online financial literacy workshop through Momentum

 

Safe and Secure – 7 Steps on the Path to a Good Life for People with Disabilities

www.planinstitute.ca 

www.disabilityalliancebc.org 

www.bcands.bc.ca

If you need assistance or have questions that you can find through these resources, contact our Access RDSP support team and we'll be happy to help you.