Helpful hints for tax season

The deadline for individuals to file their income tax is May 1. As a student, here are some resources to help you prepare your 2022 income tax return.

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Georgian Tax Clinic

The Georgian Tax Clinic, hosted by accounting students, is back! The clinic will run from Feb. 15 to April 12. The clinic will be open for basic questions starting Feb. 15; however, tax filing won’t begin until Feb. 22.

Please note that the clinic will be closed during Study Week (Feb. 27 to March 3).

Here’s what you need to know:

  • All services are FREE
  • In-person hours are Wednesdays, 9 to 11 a.m. and 2 to 5 p.m. in room B225, Barrie Campus
  • Due to limited capacity, please book an appointment. Walk-ins are welcome, but there is no guarantee that documents will be filed immediately.
  • Remember to bring your documents with you. Review this checklist to see what you need.
  • The clinic can help with simple tax situations only as required by the CRA. No business, rental, or investment income, etc.

Have any questions? Email

T2202 Tuition and Enrolment Certificate (formerly known as the T2202A)

Students who paid more than $100 in tuition fees for a qualifying educational program in 2022 will receive a Tuition and Enrolment Certificate (T2202). As of Feb. 28, you can retrieve your T2202 form from Banner.

If you need to update your social insurance number (SIN) in order to get your T2202 form, you can update it in Banner. Once your SIN has been updated, your tax receipt will be issued to your Banner account on the following Monday.

Please note, if you’re a former student and can no longer access Banner, or there is no receipt loaded in Banner, please email accounting for assistance.

T4A tax form

If you received an award, scholarship or bursary in 2022, you will receive a Pension and Other Income T4A form in the mail.

T4 tax form

If you were employed in 2022, including on paid co-ops, your employer(s) should provide you with a T4 Statement of Remuneration Paid form.

Canada Student Grants

If you received a Canada Student Grant in 2022, please log in to your National Student Loans Service Centre (NSLSC) account for any applicable tax slips.

International students

Are you an international student studying in Canada? You may have to file a Canadian income tax return. You must determine your residency status to know how you will be taxed in Canada.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​ Learn more on MyGCLife.

This information is not intended as taxation advice.

This article was originally published in March 2019. It was updated and re-shared in February 2023.

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