Nova Scotia Age Tax Credit

What’s in this article?


What is this?

The Age Tax Credit is a non-refundable tax credit which reduces the amount of provincial tax payable for low-income seniors. You can claim this credit, worth $1,000, if you meet all of the requirements listed below.


Am I eligible?

You can claim this credit if:

  • You were a resident of Nova Scotia as of December 31st;
  • You were 65 years or older as of December 31st; and
  • Your taxable income for the year was less than $24,000


Where do I claim this?

If you are eligible, H&R Block’s tax software will automatically claim the credit on your tax return.


Where can I learn more?