...you are not required to attach a paper copy of the T2202A form to your tax return? A printed T2202A form is required when transferring amounts to someone else as permitted by Canada Revenue Agency (CRA), and/or if you are being audited by CRA. Your tax information will continue to be available to you for 7 years.
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The University delivers the following tax receipts online:
T2202A Tuition and Education Tax Receipt - This form is used to certify a student's eligibility for tuition and education amounts. Students also use it to show transfers of tuition and education amounts to a designated person.
Public Transit Tax Receipt - Receipt for the transit fee assessed to undergraduate and graduate students.
We will accept requests for a printed copy during regular working hours. Please allow TEN business days to process the request.
If you know someone who is having trouble getting this information on the web, have the person phone:
966-4595 (Student Accounts)
Callers will be asked random questions to verify their identity.
The University cannot provide tax advice. T2202A only reports the tuition paid and the number of months the student is enrolled in a qualifying educational program. It does not provide assurance that the student is eligible for either the tuition credit or the education tax credit. Each student must determine if they are eligible for these tax credits based on their own circumstances. For example, fees that were reimbursed to you or to a parent or spouse on your behalf, or university tuition waivers cannot be claimed unless the reimbursed amount is included in income or qualifies as a scholarship. Only the eligible tuition fees minus the amount received as a tuition reimbursement can be deducted. Reimbursement of tuition may also restrict the student's education tax credit.
To find out more about credits and your eligibility, you should consult a tax professional or the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA). For further details refer to the various resource materials located on CRA's website for students, under the section on common deductions and credits for students: http://www.cra-arc.gc.ca/tx/ndvdls/sgmnts/stdnts/menu-eng.html.
No, not even your parents can obtain confidential information without your written consent. The University gathers and maintains information used for purposes of admission, registration and other fundamental activities related to being a member of the university community and to attending a public post-secondary institution in the Province of Saskatchewan. The policy regarding the release of information about students is intended to protect the individual student's right to privacy and the confidentiality of his or her record. Access to confidential information at the University is governed by The Local Authority of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.
Yes, even though the tax form has a notation of "Duplicate", it is still a valid tax receipt that can be used to support your tuition and education tax credit claim. Keep in mind that the tax form does not get submitted with a student's tax return but is required when transferring amounts to someone else as permitted by Canada Revenue Agency (CRA), and/or if you are being audited by CRA.
The student registration system does not always calculate the number of months correctly. University staff manually correct these forms resulting in an "Amended" status. Even though the tax form has a notation of "Amended", it is still a valid tax receipt that can be used to support your tuition and education tax credit claim. If you filed your tax return based on the original T2202A, you will need to file an amended tax return.
There are several reasons why the amounts will not be the same:
No, application fees are not included in the amount showing on your T2202A as they are usually paid before your student number is assigned and your student account established. As application fees are eligible for a tax credit, you will need to hold on to the receipt or proof of payment which was provided when you paid the fee if you wish to claim the fee. As noted above, CRA requests that you do not attach the T2202A or other receipts to your tax return.
In 2006, the Government of Canada introduced a non-refundable tax credit to help cover the cost of public transit passes.The Saskatoon Transit Fee is eligible for the transit pass tax credit and can be claimed in the appropriate calendar year. Your Account Summary by Term can be used to support your public transit pass tax credit. This form will be available online for 7 years in case you are audited by CRA.
The University issues T4A slips to students who received University of Saskatchewan scholarships, bursaries, prizes, grants or fellowships. The slip is mailed to the address on record at the end of February each year so please ensure your address is current to prevent delays in receiving your T4A.
The full amount of scholarships, fellowships or bursaries that are received by you as a student with respect to your enrolment in a program that entitles you to claim the full-time education amount are not taxable and do not have to be reported as income on your tax return. If you only claimed the part-time education tax credit, your scholarship exemption is limited to the sum of the cost of materials related to the program (e.g. books, lab coats, brushes, paints) plus the tuition and other fees paid in respect of the program. If you are not eligible for the education amount, the part of the post-secondary scholarships, fellowships or bursaries that is more than $500 must be reported on your tax return.
Your financial appeal and payments of past-due balances may result in changes to your T2202A from a previous tax year(s). You should contact Student Accounts to obtain your revised T2202A(s). It is your responsibility to notify the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) of any changes to your tax information. For more information, consult your tax advisor or the CRA for details on how to change your return.