Children’s Arts Tax Credit

Good News- Music Lessons are finally recognised (along with the Activity Tax Credit)! =) “The credit will be available for a wide range of activities that contribute to a child’s development and are not eligible for the Children’s Fitness Tax Credit. ” According to the 2011 Budget Website, “Parents will be able to claim the 15-per-cent non-refundable Children’s Arts Tax Credit on up to $500 of qualifying expenses per child incurred in 2011 and future years for a child who is under age 16 at the beginning of the tax year. The age limit will be 18 for children eligible …

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Composition Festival

Composition Festival Page Link This year’s International Composition Festival had over 12,000 entiries. I am please to announce that this year 2 of my MYC students recieved an honourable mention for their compositions: MB2 Isabella Turco for “Caterpillar Butterfly” SB2 Alexander Wagler for “The Sloth” (posted April 21st) ———— (posted Feb 17) Wow! The compositions I am hearing sound great! I like hearing the new techniques we’ve been learning. Before you hand in your photocopied final copy, I would like you to double-check your composition for the following: 1. All mistakes are cleanly erased. 2. Make sure you have a …

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