Back to school tips for parents

September 5, 2023

Ottawa, Ontario

Canada Revenue Agency

As the new academic year approaches, helping your child understand taxes can set them up for success. There are many resources to enhance your child’s journey through the tax system, and we are here to help.

Tax literacy is an important life skill

Apply for benefits and credits

Don’t forget to take advantage of the various benefits and credits that could help alleviate the financial strain that may come with education and school supplies.

There are many benefits and credits programs available to help such as the Canada child benefit, the goods and services tax/harmonized sales tax (GST/HST) credit, and the Canada workers benefit.

Education-related credits and deductions


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