Income Tax Act

Version of section 118.62 from 2015-01-02 to 2017-11-20:

Marginal note:Credit for interest on student loan

 For the purpose of computing an individual’s tax payable under this Part for a taxation year, there may be deducted the amount determined by the formula

A × B

where

A
is the appropriate percentage for the year; and
B
is the total of all amounts (other than any amount paid on account of or in satisfaction of a judgement) each of which is an amount of interest paid in the year (or in any of the five preceding taxation years that are after 1997, to the extent that it was not included in computing a deduction under this section for any other taxation year) by the individual or a person related to the individual on a loan made to, or other amount owing by, the individual under the Canada Student Loans Act, the Canada Student Financial Assistance Act, the Apprentice Loans Act or a law of a province governing the granting of financial assistance to students at the post-secondary school level.
  • NOTE: Application provisions are not included in the consolidated text;
  • see relevant amending Acts. 1999, c. 22, s. 38;
  • 2014, c. 39, s. 35.
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