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T2202A: Tuition, Education, & Textbook Amounts Certificate

What is a T2202A Form?

T2202A (Tuition, Education, and Textbook Amounts Certificate) is an official statement for income tax purposes. It is issued to all students who paid tuition and fees for qualifying courses that are eligible for claim on the income tax return. The form shows the amount of tuition that can be deducted for income tax purposes as well as the number of months eligible for the education and textbook deduction. T2202A are available by the 3rd week in February for the tuition and eligible fees paid in the preceding calendar year.

green pointer rightTax receipts are issued for the calendar year for the dollar value of tuition for the courses taken between January and December. For instance, if you made a tuition payment instalment in December for next years tuition, the amount would be included in the follow year's T2202A form as it relates to courses that will be taken in that calendar year.

green pointer rightFor more information visit the Canada Revenue Agency website

How do I get my T2202A Certificate?

Your T2202A Tuition, Education, and Textbook Amounts Certificate that you require for your Revenue Canada tax return will not be sent to you in the mail.

Exclamation MarkYou must download your T2202A from AccessCOTR.

To access your T2202A, look in the Students Menu under the Financial Information heading:

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Box 8500, Cranbrook, BC V1C 5L7
Tel. (250) 489-8237
Fax (250) 489-8219
Toll Free: 1-877-489-2687, ext. 3237
Email: reghelp@cotr.bc.ca

Exclamation MarkNo T2202A certificate is produced if total eligible fees are less than $100 for the tax year or if you are under 16 years of age.