What is Motor Vehicle Accident
A motor vehicle accident, also referred to as a “traffic collision” or a “car accident” occurs when a motor vehicle strikes or collides with another vehicle, an animal, an object, or a person. Some accidents result only in property damage, but others result in severe injuries or even death. Common causes or motor vehicle accidents include speeding, using a device, fatigue and poor weather conditions.
Symptoms of Motor Vehicle Accident
Symptoms or signs of being in a motor vehicle accident include headaches, neck shoulder pain or stiffness, back pain, abdominal pain or swelling, whiplash, numbness, changes in personality or physical function, PTSD, inability to concentrate, blurred vision, nausea, abnormal sleep patterns, and lack of energy.
Available Treatments for Motor Vehicle Accident
Treatments for motor vehicle accident include physiotherapy treatments. These treatments include mobility, stability, and strength exercise to help regain strength in muscles and the body. Other treatments include acupuncture and manual therapy to improved function and eliminate pain symptoms.
Eligibility Criteria for Disability Tax Credit for Motor Vehicle Accident
To be eligible for this tax credit, a person must be impaired for over the period of one full year. They can also be eligible if they have difficulty in one of the following daily life activities, such as walking. For a walking impairment, the patient must be unable to walk 100m (a city block) or it must take them an inordinate amount of time (3 times longer than normal) to do so due to shortness of breath.
How To Apply for Disability Tax Credit for Motor Vehicle Accident
To apply for this tax credit Form 2201 entitled “Disability Tax Credit Certificate” it must be completed by a registered medical practitioner. This tax credit is only available to those who have taxes payable. This form must be completed by a registered medical practitioner. Qualified registered medical practitioners include a medical doctor, physiotherapist, optometrist, psychologist, occupational therapist, speech-language pathologist, and audiologist.
How DCC Can Help Claim Tax Credit
Disability Tax Credit Consultants at DCC can help to claim this tax credit and collect up to $40,000 in disability tax credits.