Line 32300 – Your tuition, education, and textbook amounts
Note: Line 32300 was line 323 before tax year 2019.
The federal education and textbook tax credits were eliminated in 2017. To see if you are eligible to claim a provincial or territorial amount, go to Federal Income Tax and Benefit Guide.
To claim your tuition fees you must have received one of the following forms from your educational institution:
- T2202, Tuition and Enrolment Certificate
- Form TL11A, Tuition and Enrolment Certificate – University Outside Canada
- Form TL11C, Tuition and Enrolment Certificate – Commuter to the United States
- Form TL11D, Tuition Fees Certificate – Educational Institutions Outside Canada for a Deemed Resident of Canada
Contact your educational institution if you have not received one of these forms.
To claim your tuition fees, you may instead receive an official tax receipt from your educational institution to reflect the amount of eligible tuition fees you have paid for a calendar year.
Using the slip and the links below, you can find out what you can claim and how to make your claim.
- Eligible tuition fees
Where to find this amount and what you cannot claim as a tuition fee.
- Education amount
What full-time and part-time students can claim and what they cannot.
- Textbook amount
What full-time and part-time students can claim.
- Recognized educational institutions outside Canada
Where to find a list of educational institutions outside Canada.
- Completing Schedule 11
You must file Schedule 11 with your Income Tax and Benefit Return. Find out how to complete it.
- Transfer or carry forward amount
Learn when, how much, and to whom you can transfer or carry forward tuition, education, and textbook amounts.
If you have eligible tuition fees, and education and textbook amounts from a previous year that were not reported, review How to change your return and obtain a copy of your notice of assessment or reassessment.
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