The Disability Tax Credit will very likely be available to a person who has suffered Crohn’s Disease or Colitis. Certain conditions need to be met, such as the disease needs to have lasted for over 12 months. The easiest way to ascertain eligibility would be to talk to an expert at Disability Credit Consultants: 1-855-752-0288.
Crohn’s Disease or Irritable Immune Disorder causes inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract. It leads to the erosion of the intestinal lining, causing it to bleed. Symptoms include blood loss, fever, pain, and fatigue. The disease is classified as an autoimmune disease and researchers have not been able to identify a cause.
There is no cure for Crohn’s Disease, although a number of medications and treatments are able to control the disease and minimize symptoms. The disease is very similar to ulcerative colitis.
Crohn’s Disease can significantly impact the daily life of someone with the condition. During times of flare up the individual suffers from pain, bleeding, nausea and fatigue. Even while the disease is in remission, sufferers often worry about flare ups and become dependent on steroids.
The Disability Tax Credit is available to those with Crohn’s Disease
There is no question that Crohn’s Disease is seriously disabling disease and those with this medical condition are likely eligible for the Disability Tax Credit. The process of assessing the medical condition and having it qualify as a disability as defined by the Canadian Revenue Agency requires that it meet certain criteria. These include:
- It must impede the person from carrying out activities of daily living and impact their ability to live independently
- The condition must be present for 12 months or require 12 months for treatment
If you or a family member that you are supporting has Crohn’s Disease you have likely had to deal with significant physical hardship or disability. As well, the disability may have compromised your ability to work or earn a living in some way.
Having dealt with this condition on behalf of other clients, Disability Credit Consultants will be an efficient and effective representative on your behalf. You can be assured that Disability Credit Consultants maintains the utmost professionalism and safeguards the privacy of its applicants at all times. They can also advise your family if you qualify for other government disability programs and help in registering programs such as the RDSP or Registered Disability Savings Plan for their applicants.
Call Disability Credit Consultants at 1-855-752-0288 to find out more.