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Age Tax Credit

The Age Tax Credit reduces eligible applicants' personal income taxes by:

  • $1000 for 2014 and subsequent years

To receive the credit for the 2014 tax year, you must meet the following requirements:

  • you must be a resident of Nova Scotia on December 31, 2014;
  • you must attain the age of sixty-five years on or before December 31st of the taxation year; and
  • your taxable income from line 260 of your return must be less than $24,000.

How to Apply
Eligible individuals can claim the tax credit on line 79 of the NS 428 Form.

Equity Tax Credit

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The CRA can answer your personal income tax questions for both federal and provincial income tax systems.