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First-time donor's super credit

First time donors may be eligible for an additional non-refundable tax credit of $250.

Children's fitness tax credit

A non-refundable tax credit of up to $150 per child for eligible expenses (maximum $1,000) of enrolling in a prescribed program of physical activity.

Family caregiver tax credit

A non-refundable tax credit of up to $309 for taking care of an eligible dependant.

Children's arts tax credit

Families may be able to claim a non-refundable tax credit of up to $75 per child for eligible expenses (maximum $500) of enrolling in a prescribed program of artistic, cultural, recreational, or developmental activity.

First-time home buyers' tax credit

First-time home buyers can claim a non-refundable tax credit of $750 for the purchase of a qualifying home.

Public transit tax credit

A non-refundable tax credit that helps individuals cover the cost of public transit.

Pension income splitting

Pensioners can split up to 50% of eligible pension income with their spouse or common-law partner and reduce their overall tax paid.

Volunteer firefighter tax credit

If you are a volunteer firefighter, you may be able to claim an amount of $3,000.

Tradesperson's tools deduction

Tradespersons can deduct from their income part of the cost of tools purchased throughout the year.

Family tax cut

The family tax cut is a proposed non-refundable tax credit of up to $2,000 available to eligible couples with children under the age of 18, and is effective starting with the 2014 tax year.

Universal child care benefit

The universal child care benefit currently provides all families with up to $1,200 per year for each child under the age of 6. The Government is proposing to increase and expand the UCCB starting in 2015 to provide up to $1,920 per year for each child under the age of 6, and up to $720 per year for children aged 6 through 17.

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