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To help your senior client claim the benefits and credits to which they’re entitled, use this handy list, courtesy of the CRA:

Seniors who owe tax in 2019 may be able to deduct the following:

Clients may also be able to take advantage of pension income splitting, for eligible pension income.


Is pension income splitting available for the year of death?

Can a surviving spouse split her income with her deceased spouse?

Seniors who receive the guaranteed income supplement should file their taxes by April 30 to keep benefits coming, the CRA says in a release.

The agency lists all deductions, credits and expenses online, as well as tax information for those turning 65 or retiring.