Disability benefits

Are long-term disability benefits taxable?

Typically, long-term disability and short-term disability benefits would be taxed every time you file your annual income tax returns. This means that income tax is not deducted when issuing long term disability and short term disability benefits. As of January 2015, Canada Revenue Authority (CRA) requirements state that long-term and …

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Disability benefits for hidradenitis suppurativa

Hidradenitis Suppurativa (HS) is a chronic, debilitating skin condition characterized by sores and lumps that form on the buttocks, armpits and groin. Healthcare professionals are not sure what causes HS. However, research indicates a combination of sweat and keratin that clogs hair follicles. According to the American Academy of Dermatology, …

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