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Gluten Free Deductions on Income Tax for Individuals with Celiac Disease

Did you know that if you suffer from Celiac Disease, you are now eligible to claim part of your gluten free purchases, in your grocery budget, as part of a medical expense for income tax deductions?

New in 2013, the Canadian Federal Government is allowing medical or food expense deductions for any gluten free products purchased by individuals who are diagnosed with Celiac – wow – a nice step in the right direction. Check out this link to the Canada Revenue Agency for details on eligibility and remember to keep all receipts for gluten free food purchased throughout the year.