Interest expense

You can deduct interest you paid on money you borrowed to buy a motor vehicle, passenger vehicle, or zero-emission passenger vehicle that you use to earn employment income. Include the interest you paid when you calculate your allowable motor vehicle expenses.

If you use a passenger vehicle or a zero-emission passenger vehicle to earn employment income, there is a limit on the amount of interest you can deduct.  

To determine the available interest expense you can deduct for your passenger vehicle, take the lower of the following amounts:

Completing your tax return

Enter your available interest expense amount on line 10 of Form T777, Statement of Employment Expenses, and attach it to your paper return.

Enter on line 22900, the allowable amount of your employment expenses from the total expenses line of Form T777.

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