How do you transfer unused credits such as tuition from your son when you do his return first. Does the info not merge into my return automatically?



Here is what you need to do to transfer unused tution tax credits from depenabt son's return to the parent's return:

1.  Prepare the son's return in ProFile if not already done so.
2.  Open the parents (Father & Mother's) coupled return in ProFile as well.
3.  Go to father's return, open the dependant schedule and enter all the dependent son's information in the Parent's return depedent schedule.
4.  With the coupled return and dependant son's return all open in ProFile, do a  "Save As" to display the Save As  dialog, check that three Tabs (Father, Mother and Son) appear on the Save As dialog and click Save to save all the three returns as "Family".  
5.  From nor on make sure you close the returs as Family by selecting "File" and "Close Family" otherwise the Family link will be delinked.
5.  Open the Family return, go to the "Dependant" schedule in the Father's return and you will notice the "Unused tuition credits transfer" from non to the Father show up in the "Tuition and education transfer from dependant (post secondary)"  heading as "Tuition and education" transfer in the "Transfer from dependants" section.

Hope the above helps.

Thank you.
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