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My husband and I are married but no longer live together due to work being an hour away and having no reliable transportation to get there. (I have epilepsy so cannot drive. Therefore I had to rent a room in a house to stay employed) I recently found out I can list myself as involuntary separated on my taxes and the CRA will only look at my income when deciding whether or not if I qualify for certain credits. My husband makes twice the amount I do so I was not entitled to them before. Here's my question :what credits would look at my income only in this case and what credits would look at both. I live in Ontario, Canada
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I am sorry to hear of this difficult situation.

Do you consider that your marriage has ended?

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
No we are very happily married just the unfortunate situation of not being able to live together as I work to far away from home. (I tried using a taxi for awhile and it ended costing me a fortune) We see each other on the weekends.
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