Canada Revenue Agency

Canada Revenue Agency

March 25, 2008 10:26 ET

Canada Revenue Agency/Tax Tip: Tax Perks for Students!

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - March 25, 2008) -

Did you know...

That as a student, you may be able to claim a tax credit for the tuition fees you paid for post-secondary level courses you attended during the year? You may also be able to claim an education amount of $400 as a full-time student and $120 as a part-time student for each whole or part month you were enrolled in a qualifying program. In addition, you may be able to claim the non-refundable textbook credit to help with the cost of your textbooks.

You may also be eligible to claim moving expenses, child care expenses, and a tax credit for interest paid on your student loans, as well as the non-refundable tax credit for public transit passes.

For more information on topics for students, visit www.cra.gc.ca/students.

Contact Information

  • Canada Revenue Agency
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    613-941-6269