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AGM - Annual General Meeting June 23 2015
Research Project - Queen’s University
You are invited to participate in a research project being conduct by a research team from the School of Kinesiology and Health Studies at Queen’s University. The aim of the study is to examine adults with physical disabilities’ perceptions of adults with physical disabilities.
If you are an adult (over 18 years old) with a physical disability, who reads and understands English, and has access to a computer with audiovisual capabilities and internet access, please consider participating.
The study will include:
• A 15-minute online questionnaire
• As a thank you for your participation, you will receive a $5 online gift card to your choice of either Starbucks or Amazon.
If you are interested in participating, please go to this link
to access the online questionnaire:
Disability Tax Credit Consultations
As you may be aware, the Disability Tax Credit Promoter’s Restriction Act (DTCPRA), which received Royal Assent on May 29, 2014, proposes to limit the fees that a promoter may charge to complete a Disability Tax Credit (DTC) request.
Starting this month, the CRA will begin in-person and online consultations seeking the views of Canadians with disabilities and their supporting persons, promoters, tax professionals, qualified practitioners and members from the general public.
This feedback will help the CRA establish regulations setting the maximum fees allowable under the Act, as well as to identify individuals who may be exempt from the Act’s reporting requirements. The CRA is also looking for suggestions on how to simplify the DTC process and clarify the steps Canadians need to take to apply for the credit.
Your participation and feedback are important to the CRA and will be essential in helping protect people with disabilities from paying excessive fees for assistance with a DTC request as well as improve the DTC process.
Find out more information and how to participate here:
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