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 Income tax package.
The official tax receipt or form you received from your educational institution will indicate the amount of eligible tuition fees that you paid for that 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 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.
Supporting documents – If you are filing electronically, keep all of your documents in case the CRA asks to see them later. If you are filing a paper return, attach your filled out Schedule 11, but do not send your other documents. Keep all your official receipts issued by an educational institution and any other forms in case the CRA asks to see them later.
For more information, please consult E-services for individuals.
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