Disability Tax Credit Promoters Restrictions Act

An Act restricting the fees charged by promoters of the disability tax credit and making consequential amendments to the Tax Court of Canada Act

This bill was last introduced in the 41st Parliament, 2nd Session, which ended in August 2015.

This bill was previously introduced in the 41st Parliament, 1st Session.

Sponsor

Cheryl Gallant  Conservative

Introduced as a private member’s bill.

Status

This bill has received Royal Assent and is now law.

Summary

This is from the published bill. The Library of Parliament often publishes better independent summaries.

This enactment restricts the amount of fees that can be charged or accepted by persons who, on behalf of a person with a disability, request a determination of disability tax credit eligibility under the Income Tax Act. It establishes a prohibition against charging or accepting more than an established maximum fee and establishes offences and penalties for failure to comply.

Elsewhere

All sorts of information on this bill is available at LEGISinfo, provided by the Library of Parliament. You can also read the full text of the bill.

Votes

March 6, 2013 Passed That the Bill be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Finance.

Finance Committee, on May 7, 2013

  • Mark Perlman, Acting Chief Financial Officer and Assistant Commissioner, Finance and Administration Branch, Canada Revenue Agency
  • Richard Case, Acting Deputy Assistant Commissioner and Agency Comptroller, Finance and Administration Branch, Canada Revenue Agency
  • Brian McCauley, Assistant Commissioner, Legislative Policy and Regulatory Affairs Branch, Canada Revenue Agency
  • Gail Beck, Member, Board of Directors, Canadian Medical Association
  • Karen Cohen, Chief Executive Officer, Canadian Psychological Association
  • Carmela Hutchison, President, DisAbled Women's Network of Canada
  • Akiva Medjuck, President, National Benefit Authority

Finance Committee, on May 30, 2013

  • Brian McCauley, Assistant Commissioner, Legislative Policy and Regulatory Affairs Branch, Canada Revenue Agency