Canada Revenue Agency's image: tax credit for transit passes

Canada Revenue Agency’s image: tax credit for transit passes

The Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) is informing their customers about federal tax credit for TTC passes and partial closure of Bloor-Danforth Subway happening this weekend in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

  • You can take advantage of the federal tax credit for TTC passes

    • Monthly and weekly transit passes are eligible for a federal income tax credit
      • The non-refundable tax credit applies to the:

        • TTC Monthly Metropass (Adult, Post-Secondary Student and Senior/Student)

        • TTC Weekly Pass (Adult and Senior/Student)

        • GTA (Greater Toronto Area) Weekly Pass

      • Each 2012 Metropass claimed is eligible for a 15-per-cent tax credit on your 2012 tax return

      • The Weekly Pass and the GTA Pass are eligible under specific terms and conditions

    • Your expired Metropass or Weekly Pass is your receipt:
      • To claim the Federal Transit Tax Credit, Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) requires that the claimant sign the Pass in a signature area on the back of all TTC Passes

        • Please note that the CRA signature requirement does not affect the transferability of TTC Passes
      • Customers who subscribe to the Metropass Discount Plan (MDP) will be issued an annual tax receipt by the TTC by the end of February

  • Partial Closure of Bloor-Danforth subway for this weekend track work
    • At Jane Station on Saturday, February 9 and Sunday, February 10, there will be a full replacement of the crossover track, as the stone, steel and track ties have reached the end of their service life

    • Requiring the partial closure of the Bloor-Danforth line from Keele Station to Kipling Station

    • A frequent shuttle bus service will operate between Keele and Kipling stations

      • The shuttle buses will:
        • stop inside Keele, Islington and Kipling stations

        • stop on the street outside High Park, Runnymede, Jane, Old Mill and Royal York stations

    • A Wheel-Trans bus will be stationed at Dundas West Station to assist customers who need to travel to Keele Station or beyond
      • Customers can speak with any uniformed TTC employee for assistance

    • Normal subway service will resume on Monday, February 11 at 6 a.m.

TTC Contact Info

  • Information on fares, routes, schedules and service
    • 416-393-4636 (INFO)

    • Recorded information available 24 hours daily

    • Operator-assisted service is available from 8:00am to 6:00pm daily, except statutory holidays

    • TTY Hearing Impaired Service, 416-481-2523, Daily, 8:00am-6:00pm; except statutory holidays

  • Main Switchboard
    • 416-393-4000

    • Monday to Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm

TTC's image: subway on platform

TTC’s image: subway on platform

NEWS RELEASE

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

TTC to close portion of Bloor-Danforth subway for planned weekend track work

February 6, 2013

The Toronto Transit Commission will be conducting ongoing, planned track work at Jane Station on Saturday, February 9 and Sunday, February 10.

The nature of the work is a full replacement of the crossover track, as the stone, steel and track ties have reached the end of their service life. This work will require the TTC to close the Bloor-Danforth line from Keele Station to Kipling Station.

A frequent shuttle bus service will operate between Keele and Kipling stations. The shuttle buses will stop inside Keele, Islington and Kipling stations, but will stop on the street outside High Park, Runnymede, Jane, Old Mill and Royal York stations.

A Wheel-Trans bus will be stationed at Dundas West Station to assist customers who need to travel to Keele Station or beyond. Customers can speak with any uniformed TTC employee for assistance.

Normal subway service will resume on Monday, February 11 at 6 a.m.

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