I have 23k of unused education credits. I need to claim some portion of it this year in order to reduce my taxes to $0, but online software doesn't allow me do this.

I have 23k of unused education credits. I need to claim some portion of it this year in order to reduce my taxes to $0, but online software doesn't allow me do this. Help!

Also, when I deleted and then added the exact same amount to my medical expenses, the provincial return stopped showing medical credits (before it showed $1.4k). How can this be fixed?

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If you have taxes paid or owing, the software should automatically apply whatever amount is required to reduce your taxes to zero.  You need to delete any entries you made to the form, just answer the questions with regard to tuition and then look at the review to see what, if anything changed.

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