TAX BREAK: Breaking down the disability tax credit

You can claim a disability tax credit (DTC) of $8,113 for 2017 if you have a severe and prolonged mental or physical impairment. You can claim another $4,773 if you are under age 18 in the year. Severe and prolonged have specific meanings. Impairment is prolonged when it lasts, or is reasonably expected to last,...