Happy 37th Birthday MYC!

Music for Young Children is celebrating our 37th birthday this week! (Along with the composition festival). I still remember the 30th birthday (when a student thought it was my 30th birthday and gave me a beautiful card!); and so much has happened since then.

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Children’s Art Tax Credit

It’s tax time again, and luckily there’s relief for Music for Young Children Parents. The tax credit was introduced a few years ago to help with expenses. If you have not yet received your receipt from me please let me know. Here is an easy to follow site for claiming the Arts credit: http://www.taxtips.ca/filing/childrensartscredit.htm This credit has been reduced to 15% of $250 instead of the previous $500. 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 …

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