Tuition and Education Amount Certificates (T2202A) are available through webService after February 28 for the previous tax year. Forms will not be mailed to students. Please follow these steps to download your T2202A:
NOTE: Once you click continue and print the first time, all subsequent forms you print will be marked as "Duplicate". This is still acceptable for Canadian Revenue Agency (CRA) purposes.
The receipt will print on two pages:
You are not required to attach a paper copy of your T2202A to your tax return. However, when transferring amounts to someone else (as permitted by CRA) or if you are being audited by CRA, this printed form meets all CRA requirements. T2202As will be available on webService for seven years.
Q. Who is eligible to receive a T2202A?
A: To be eligible for a T2202A
T2202As will be issued to students who turn 16 during the tax year.
Q. How are the Tuition Amounts calculated?
A: To be eligible for a tuition tax credit, the sum of your eligible fees paid in the tax year must exceed $100. Not all fees paid are eligible for the tax credit.
Eligible fees include:
Ineligible fees include:
Q. How are Full time months calculated?
A: Full time months are assigned for a program of study that lasts at least three consecutive weeks and requires a minimum of 10 hours of instruction each week.
Q. How are Part time months calculated?
A: Part time months are assigned for a program of study that lasts at least three consecutive weeks and requires a minimum of 12 hours of instruction each month. When a program/ course starts or ends part way through a month, that month may not qualify as a part time month if the minimum of 12 hours is not satisfied.
Q. How do I obtain my user ID and PIN for webService?
Degree program students should contact the Registrar's Office at 403.284.7634 or email email@example.com.
Q. I am a full time Artstream Student - why doesn't my T2202A indicate any qualifying months of study?
A: Both ACAD and Bow Valley College produce separate T2202As for Artstream students. The months of full time study is reported by Bow Valley College.
Q. I am a grant-funded Artstream Student - why doesn't my T2202A indicate any eligible tuition?
A: Tuition fees paid by a federal, provincial or territorial job training program are not considered eligible under CRA regulations.
Q. I understand that I can claim my UPASS fees as a deduction. Is this amount included in my T2202A as an eligible tuition tax credit?
A: In 2006 the Government of Canada introduced a non-refundable tax credit to help cover the cost of public transit passes. The ACADSA UPASS fee is eligible for the transit pass tax credit but is separate from the tuition amounts included on your T2202A Certificate. Please refer to the Students and Income Tax Guide on how to claim your UPASS fees.
You can identify your UPASS fees by reviewing your account summary on ACAD webService. While you do not need to submit a printed fee assessment with your tax return, you should keep a printout of your Fee Assessment which shows your name, student number and the UPASS assessment in case you are required to verify it for the CRA.