Tax Deduction Information
By Patricia Phelan
UPdate  Spring 1999

     People with environmental illnesses are entitled to some tax deductions for medical expenses, disabilities and health care.

     Search out the web site of Revenue Canada for information and application forms:
         IT519R2 Medical Expense and Disability Tax Credits and Attendant Care Expense Deduction, at T4044
         Employment Expenses 1998 at
         T4002 Business and Professional Income 1998 at
         Disability Tax Credit Certificate (T2201) at
They can also be ordered by accessing new “Forms Ordering Service” at

     This information was obtained by The Environmental Illness Society of Canada for people with Environmental Illness, multiple Chemical Sensitivity, Environmental Hypersensitivity, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia.