Professional Development Allowance

The following procedures apply in order to claim this allowance:

  • Have not made a previous claim in April 1st to February 28th time period.
  • Been a Member during the period when expenditures were incurred.
  • Made a claim for valid expenditures
  • Related to their responsibilities
  • Have not otherwise been reimbursed from any other source nor claimed as an income tax deduction.

Allowable, professional-related expenditures are limited to the following:

  • Membership fees for professional and/or learned societies
  • Subscriptions to professional and/or learned journals
  • Purchase of books, equipment and/or other items related to the Member's research or
  • Registration fees for attendance at scholarly conferences