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How can I claim student residence expenses?

 
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How can I claim student residence expenses?

If you live in Ontario, you can claim the student residence portion of the “Ontario Trillium Benefit”.

In TurboTax Online 2017:

- Select “Provincial Tax Credit Profile” under the “Provincial” tab.

- Click “Continue”, and answer “Yes” to the question “Did any of these apply to you and you want to apply for the 2018 OEPTC?”.

- Click “Continue” and enter the required information on the “Payments Related to your Principal Residence” page.

- Click “Continue” and say “Yes” to the question “Did you live in a designated university, college, or private school residence during 2017?”.

- Click “Continue” to save your information.

 

In TurboTax Online 2018:

- Select Provincial> Provincial Tax Credit Profile from the left side menu.

- Check off anything you need on the “Your Provincial Profile for 2018” and click “Continue”.

- On the “You may qualify for the 2019 Ontario Trillium Benefit” page, answer “Yes” to the question “Did any of these apply to you and you want to apply for the 2018 OEPTC?”.

- Click “Continue” and enter the required information on the “Payments Related to your Principal Residence” page.

- Click “Continue” and say “Yes” to the question “Did you live in a designated university, college, or private school residence during 2018?”.

- Click “Continue” to save your information.