Should a student file a personal income tax return?

A student may be required to file an income tax return.

If they are not required to file, there are many reasons for a student to consider filing a personal income tax return, which include:

  • GST/QST refund which can total almost $400 per year
  • Claiming tuition and education amounts, which can be transferred or carried forward
  • Income tax refunds
  • Property tax refund
  • Create RRSP room
For more information regarding Students and Income Tax Returns, click here.


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