Who is eligible for this education tax refund?
- If you care for a child that attends either primary or secondary school.
- If you receive FTB (family tax benefit) part A.
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What can you claim on the education tax refund?
- laptop computers and home computers
- computer-related equipment such as printers, USB flash drives, as well as disability aids to assist in the use of computer equipment for students with special needs
- computer repairs
- home internet connections
- computer software for educational use
- school textbooks and other printed learning material, including prescribed textbooks, associated learning materials, study guides and stationery, and
- prescribed trade tools for secondary school trade courses.
More information below..
School uniforms are not included.
Examples of what you can buy to get up to 50% back on the education tax refund:
- You can buy your child a laptop or a desktop computer.
- You can buy a printer, usb stick, printer paper, printer ink.
- Prescribe school books.
- Educational software.
What can you claim for a primary school student?
You can claim up to $375 for a primary school student.
What can you claim for a secondary school student?
You can claim up to $750 for a secondary school student…Therefore in order to claim up to $750 you will need at least $1500 worth of buying receipts.
Make sure you keep all of your educational reciepts. Even if you replace a pencil case, rubbers, books, keep them all…
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