British Columbia Children’s Fitness Equipment Credit

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What is this?

The British Columbia Children’s Fitness Equipment Credit is a new, non-refundable tax credit introduced in 2015. The credit amount is equal to 50% of the federal child fitness credit.


Am I eligible?

This tax credit will automatically be paid to you if you meet all of the following eligibility criteria:


Where do I claim this?

Follow these steps in H&R Block’s tax software to file your 2015 taxes:

Note: H&R Block’s tax software will automatically apply the British Columbia Children’s Fitness Equipment tax credit to your return provided you also claimed the federal Children’s Fitness tax credit.

Before you begin, ensure that you told us that you lived in British Columbia on December 31st of the 2015 tax year, in H&R Block’s tax software. To do this:

  1. Click the HOME tab.
  2. Click the ABOUT YOU icon, and click the Your residence link. You will find yourself here:

Once you have confirmed your residence location, click this link to learn how to claim the federal Children’s Fitness amount.


Where can I learn more?