Did you know, as a senior 65 years or older in Ontario, you could qualify for a tax credit to help with the cost of making your home safer and more accessible? The Healthy Homes Renovation Tax Credit can help with the costs of improving accessibility and safety in your home, such as the addition of an automatic garage door opener. This Tax Credit is a permanent, refundable personal income tax credit for seniors and family members who live with them.
For more information on eligibility and how to claim the Healthy Homes Renovation Tax Credit, call: 1-866-ONT-TAXS (668-8297) 1-800-263-7776 for teletypewriter. It is important to note that not all renovation work qualifies for this tax credit. Before you begin any improvements, it is recommended that you check to see that the work qualifies so you can claim the expense.