New Brunswick Tuition Rebate

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Important: As of January 1, 2016 the New Brunswick Tuition Rebate will be eliminated. This cannot be claimed in H&R Block’s online tax software.


What is this?

The New Brunswick Tuition Rebate is a rebate of paid provincial income taxes, equal to 50% of the tuition amount you have paid since 2005. Your tuition amounts must have been paid to an eligible post-secondary institution. The rebate amounts are as follows:

  • Maximum yearly rebate: $4,000
  • Maximum lifetime rebate: $20,000

Note: You have until December 31st, 2015 for the 2014 taxation year, 2014 to apply for this credit. Applications will no longer be accepted after December 31st, 2015.


Am I eligible?

You are eligible to claim the New Brunswick Tuition Rebate if you:

  • Graduated from an eligible post-secondary institution from anywhere in the world
  • Paid tuition on, or after, January 1st 2005
  • Are a resident of New Brunswick
  • File a New Brunswick personal income tax return
  • Have New Brunswick provincial income taxes payable


Where can I learn more?