Common deductions and credits for students
The most common deductions that apply to students are:
- child care expenses
- moving expenses
The most common non-refundable tax credits that apply to students are:
- Canada employment amount
- interest paid on student loans
- tuition, education, and textbook amounts
Some of common refundable tax credits are:
For more information on other types of deductions and credits, see the Federal Income and Benefit Tax Guide.
- Line 21400 – Child care expenses
You may be able to deduct amounts that you have paid for child care.
- Line 21900 – Moving expenses
You may be able to deduct moving expenses if you move to continue your studies or for employment.
- Line 31260 – Canada employment amount
You may be able to claim an amount for work-related expenses.
- Line 31900 – Interest paid on your student loans
You may be able to claim an amount for interest paid on your student loans.
- Line 32300 – Your tuition, education, and textbook amounts
What you need to know before you transfer or claim a credit for your tuition, education, and textbook amounts.
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