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Income Tax Info for Canadian Forces Pensioners

Public Service Health Care Plan (PSHCP) & Pensioners’ Dental Services Plan (PDSP) Premiums

CF Pensioners receive a T4 from Specialized Services Division (Cdn Forces Pension Forces Cdn) however the T4 DOES NOT include the premiums paid to the Public Service Health Care Plan (PSHCP) & Pensioners’ Dental Services Plan (PDSP).

PSHCP premium payments ARE CLAIMABLE as medical expenses along with any other expenses you may have, such as your out-of-pocket costs for Prescriptions, dental care, eye glasses, other claimable aids or devices, etc. For a complete list search “Medical Expenses” on the CRA website.

To learn how much you can claim, and to obtain a copy of the letters you can use to make a claim, call:

  • PSHCP, for health care plan premium details, call 1-800-267-6542; or,
  • PDSP/Dental, for dental plan premium details, call 1-800-267-0350
  • Ask the person answering to place your name in a database and send you a letter to use with your tax returns.
  • You can request it be prior years’ information, if you’ve paid for years but have not claimed in the past
  • Ask them to ensure that in future years you automatically receive the letter without having to call again.
  • We have been told that once the call is connected, it takes about four minutes.
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