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Medications Crossing the Border

Posted date : Nov 13, 2017

Dear Bird Talk, I thought that you would be interested in printing the enclosed information and, by finding out whether other seniors have experienced similar problems, take steps to enlist another voice on our side. Possibly Hon. Tony Clement, minister of health. Predictably, there has been no reply from the Foreign Affairs Department. Yours Truly, […]

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Travel insurance and income tax

Posted date : Nov 7, 2017

My wife and I have travelled to Hilton Head, S.C. for the past two winters for three months each time. My question is, can we claim our travel insurance on our taxes? Murray Antram Mississauga, ON Response: Ed.: Yes! The Canadian Snowbird Association was instrumental in having travel medical insurance premiums deductible for tax purposes, […]

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GHIP Coverage

Posted date : Nov 6, 2017

Dear Bird Talk, We are not snowbirds yet, but decided to become CSA members to learn more about becoming snowbirds in the future. Your publications are outstanding and, after reading some Bird Talk questions and feedback, I have a question concerning OHIP. If we sell our house in Ontario, store our belongings in Ontario, travel […]

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Claim your insurance premium on your income tax

Posted date : Nov 4, 2017

Dear Bird Talk, Reading your article on Jim Flaherty makes me ask you, “Can we claim our premium for travel insurance policy on our income tax? I have paid premiums for three years now and didn’t realize that we could claim them. Also, can I claim out-of-pocket medical expenses for dentist bills which we incurred […]

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Issue 83

Posted date : Oct 18, 2017

Our congratulations to the Canadian Snowbird Association, again! One of the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA ) offices decided that if any part of a travel insurance policy contained benefits that were not of a medical nature, then a tax deduction would be denied for the entire policy premium. We had numerous phone calls and e-mails […]

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