topic Why apply tuition credits to 2018? in Seniors and students https://turbotax.community.intuit.ca/community/seniors-students/discussion/why-apply-tuition-credits-to-2018/01/939238#M7867 <P>I've had unused tuition credits since 2004. Why did the software apply them to this particular year (2018) when I have no working income (disability), a dependant, and medical expenses? I'd like to continue to carry them forward. I don't undersatnd... Also, I used this software last year, but it says there is no info for a year-to-year comparison.</P> Thu, 31 Oct 2019 07:49:02 GMT lhaywood 2019-10-31T07:49:02Z Why apply tuition credits to 2018? https://turbotax.community.intuit.ca/community/seniors-students/discussion/why-apply-tuition-credits-to-2018/01/939238#M7867 <P>I've had unused tuition credits since 2004. Why did the software apply them to this particular year (2018) when I have no working income (disability), a dependant, and medical expenses? I'd like to continue to carry them forward. I don't undersatnd... Also, I used this software last year, but it says there is no info for a year-to-year comparison.</P> Thu, 31 Oct 2019 07:49:02 GMT https://turbotax.community.intuit.ca/community/seniors-students/discussion/why-apply-tuition-credits-to-2018/01/939238#M7867 lhaywood 2019-10-31T07:49:02Z Unfortunately, you cannot choose to carry forward your tu... https://turbotax.community.intuit.ca/community/seniors-students/discussion/unfortunately-you-cannot-choose-to-carry-forward-your-tu/01/939239#M7868 <P>Unfortunately, you cannot&nbsp;<I>choose</I>&nbsp;to carry forward your tuition amounts. You must&nbsp;claim&nbsp;your tuition, education, and textbook amounts in the year they are incurred and you must claim any carry forward amounts in the first year<B> you have tax payable</B>. Although you may have no "working income", your Disability payments are likely taxable and the tuition credits will apply before any medical credits you may have.</P><P>If you have tuition carryforwards on file with CRA, they will be applied to your return automatically, even if you attempt to carry them forward. <I>This means if you were to file your tax return without including the tuition carry forward amounts, CRA would include them for you and make you use them. :(</img></I></P> Thu, 31 Oct 2019 07:49:03 GMT https://turbotax.community.intuit.ca/community/seniors-students/discussion/unfortunately-you-cannot-choose-to-carry-forward-your-tu/01/939239#M7868 TurboTaxKim 2019-10-31T07:49:03Z Thanks for the reply.  I'm still confused.  As I said,  I... https://turbotax.community.intuit.ca/community/seniors-students/discussion/thanks-for-the-reply-i-m-still-confused-as-i-said-i/01/939240#M7869 Thanks for the reply.&nbsp;&nbsp;I'm still confused.&nbsp;&nbsp;As I said,&nbsp;&nbsp;I've had this credit listed as a carry over amount since 2004. Ive had several good years between now and then and even carried a negative balance from an overpayment. Never did the CRA force me to apply this credit. It always showed as available to carry over. Thu, 31 Oct 2019 07:49:05 GMT https://turbotax.community.intuit.ca/community/seniors-students/discussion/thanks-for-the-reply-i-m-still-confused-as-i-said-i/01/939240#M7869 lhaywood 2019-10-31T07:49:05Z Maybe give CRA a call, or log in to your CRA MyAccount to... https://turbotax.community.intuit.ca/community/seniors-students/discussion/maybe-give-cra-a-call-or-log-in-to-your-cra-myaccount-to/01/939241#M7870 <SPAN>Maybe give CRA a call, or log in to your CRA MyAccount to have a look at your CarryForward history. We don't very often see C/Fs carrying forward for that many years, and I would be curious to know "why" they are being applied this year, as well <IMG class="emoji" title=":smile:" alt=":smile:" src="https://djyqr7fxk5rha.cloudfront.net/smile.png" height="20" width="20" align="absmiddle" style="display: inline-block;" /><SPAN style="display: none;">:smile:</SPAN></SPAN> Thu, 31 Oct 2019 07:49:06 GMT https://turbotax.community.intuit.ca/community/seniors-students/discussion/maybe-give-cra-a-call-or-log-in-to-your-cra-myaccount-to/01/939241#M7870 TurboTaxKim 2019-10-31T07:49:06Z
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<P>Unfortunately, you cannot&nbsp;<I>choose</I>&nbsp;to carry forward your tuition amounts. You must&nbsp;claim&nbsp;your tuition, education, and textbook amounts in the year they are incurred and you must claim any carry forward amounts in the first year<B> you have tax payable</B>. Although you may have no "working income", your Disability payments are likely taxable and the tuition credits will apply before any medical credits you may have.</P><P>If you have tuition carryforwards on file with CRA, they will be applied to your return automatically, even if you attempt to carry them forward. <I>This means if you were to file your tax return without including the tuition carry forward amounts, CRA would include them for you and make you use them. :(</img></I></P>
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Thanks for the reply.&nbsp;&nbsp;I'm still confused.&nbsp;&nbsp;As I said,&nbsp;&nbsp;I've had this credit listed as a carry over amount since 2004. Ive had several good years between now and then and even carried a negative balance from an overpayment. Never did the CRA force me to apply this credit. It always showed as available to carry over.
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<SPAN>Maybe give CRA a call, or log in to your CRA MyAccount to have a look at your CarryForward history. We don't very often see C/Fs carrying forward for that many years, and I would be curious to know "why" they are being applied this year, as well <IMG class="emoji" title=":smile:" alt=":smile:" src="https://djyqr7fxk5rha.cloudfront.net/smile.png" height="20" width="20" align="absmiddle" style="display: inline-block;" /><SPAN style="display: none;">:smile:</SPAN></SPAN>
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