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T2202A , Tuition and Education Amounts Certificate FAQs

 

Below are the most frequently asked questions about the Form T2202A, Tuition and Education Amounts Certificate.

Q:  When will I receive my receipt?
A:  Receipts for current students will be available online through the My CGA-BC section of the website on or before February 28, every year. Receipts for withdrawn students will not be available online, they will be mailed on or before Feb 28.

Q:  Can I get my tax receipt for a prior year. How do I get a duplicate copy?
A:  Electronic receipts for year 2011 and 2012 are currently available through our website. If you require a duplicate tax receipt for years prior to 2011, please contact t2202@cga-bc.org. There is a $26.25 administrative fee charged for this service.
 
Q:  Is the CGA Program a qualifying educational program?
A:  Yes.

Q:  How are the number of months calculated?
A:  To be a “qualifying educational program” as defined in CRA subsection 118.6(1), a program must have a duration of more than three weeks and have a minimum of ten hours per week of instruction or work. The months are allocated as follows:

For CGA and Laurentian courses:  
2012/13 Session 2 Dec 3, 2012 - Feb 21, 2013 2 *
2012/13 Session 3 Mar 18, 2013 - May 23, 2013 3
2012/13 Session 4 Jun 10, 2013 - Aug 22, 2013 3
2013/14 Session 1 Sep 2, 2013 - Nov 13, 2013 3
2013/14 Session 2 Dec 9, 2013 - Feb 20, 2014 1 *

*Months are split between calendar years.  

 

For SAIT courses:  
2012/13 Session 2 Dec 4, 2012 - Feb 26, 2013 2 *
2012/13 Session 3 Mar 12, 2013 - May 28, 2013 3
2012/13 Session 4 Jun 11, 2013 – Aug 27, 2013 3
2013/14 Session 1 Sep 04, 2013 – Nov 20, 2013 3
2013/14 Session 2 Dec 04, 2013 - Feb 26, 2014 1 *

*Months are split between calendar years.

Q:  Which courses DO NOT qualify for the education amount?
A:  Public Speaking 001 and 002. Deferred, supplemental and challenge exams also do not qualify.

Q:  How are the Session 2 fees pro-rated?
A:  Courses in Session 2 are pro-rated based on the number of assignments to be submitted in each calendar year.

Q: Do I have to submit my T2202A form with my income tax submission?
A:   Students are not required to submit a printed copy of the T2202A form with their tax return, even if the T2202A credits are transferred to a parent, but should be retained for future reference.

Q:  Can you help me with questions about my tax return?
A:   We cannot provide tax advice, or confirm eligibility if you were/ were not reimbursed by your employer. Questions regarding the use of the T2202A form in the tax preparation process should be directed to the Canada Revenue Agency. Tax guides are available from any CRA office, Canada Post Office or online.

Q: If none of the above answers my question, what should I do?
A:  Send an email to this email address t2202@cga-bc.org. Please allow 3-4 business days for a detailed response.
 

 

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