If a child qualifies for the disability amount does the child automatically qualify for the family caregiver amount?

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Hello Scourtney,

I found the following from the CRA website:

"You may also be able to claim the CCC for one or more of the following individuals if they depend on you for support because of a physical or mental impairment:

  • your or your spouse's or common-law partner's child or grandchild
  • your or your spouse's or common-law partner's parent, grandparent, brother, sister, uncle, aunt, niece, or nephew (if resident in Canada at any time in the year)

An individual is considered to depend on you for support if they rely on you to regularly and consistently provide them with some or all of the basic necessities of life, such as food, shelter and clothing."

You can find this information and more pertaining to the Canada Caregiver Credit at the following link to the CRA website.
https://www.canada.ca/en/revenue-agency/services/tax/individuals/topics/about-your-tax-return/tax-re...

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