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Income Tax Receipts : Prospective Students - Program

In Canada, you may be able to reduce income tax payable by claiming tax credits for enrolment in and payment of tuition and academic fees for AU’s credit courses. Each February, the official Tuition and Education Tax Credit Certificate (Form T2202A) will be available to all eligible students in printable format through the myAU portal.

To be eligible for the tuition tax credit, the total of such fees paid to an educational institution in Canada for the year must exceed $100. Fees paid to the Students' Union and Alumni Relations are not eligible for inclusion in the tuition tax credit.

Tuition fees paid for courses that extend beyond the calendar year end will be prorated on the T2202A according to the period of course delivery pertaining to each calendar year. For example, if a course has an October 1 start date and a March 31 contract end date, only 50 per cent of the tuition fee representing the October through December period will be reflected in the current year tax credit certificate. The remaining 50 per cent, representing January through March, will be reflected on the following year's T2202A.

Updated September 22 2016 by Student & Academic Services

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