What credits are included in the ‘Other Québec tax credits’ page?

The following tax credits can be claimed on the Other Québec tax credits page. Note, H&R Block’s tax software doesn’t support the forms that are used to calculate these tax credits. For each tax credit you want to claim, complete the applicable form outside of the software, and enter the relevant amount(s) on this page. 

Tax credit for an on-the-job training period

You can claim a refundable tax credit for expenses paid for a trainee if you (or a partnership of which you were a member) carried on a business in Québec and paid wages to a trainee, an apprentice, or a supervisor of trainees.

To claim this amount, complete the TP-1029.8.33.6-V form and enter the amount shown on line 70, 29 or 38 (as applicable) in the designated field on the Other Québec tax credits page. 

Tax credit for income tax paid by an environmental trust

You can claim this refundable tax credit if you included amounts that were allocated by an environmental trust to your income in 2018. To claim this amount, complete the CO-1029.8.36.53-V form and enter the amount shown on line 40 into the designated field on the Other Québec tax credits page. 

Tax credit for the reporting of tips

The tax credit for the reporting of tips can be claimed if you (or a partnership of which you’re a member) paid payroll taxes on tips received by or allocated to your employees. 

To claim this amount, complete the TP-1029.8.33.13-V form and enter the amount from line 50 into the designated field on the Other Québec tax credits page.

Tax credit for scientific research and experimental development

The tax credit for scientific research and experimental development can be claimed if you paid salaries and wages for research and development activities as long as you meet all of the following conditions:

  • you carry out scientific research and experimental development (R&D) or have R&D activities carried out on your behalf
  • you carry on a business in Canada, and the R&D is conducted within Québec
  • you aren’t tax-exempt, nor are you controlled by a tax-exempt corporation
  • you aren’t a corporation controlled by a prescribed research entity

To claim this amount, complete the RD-1029.7 form to calculate your tax credit amount and enter it into the designated field on the Other Québec tax credits page.  

Tax credit for a top-level athlete

The tax credit for a top-level athlete can be claimed if, in 2018, you received a certificate from the Ministère de l’Éducation, de l’Enseignement supérieur et de la Recherche recognizing you as a top-level athlete.

To claim this amount, you’ll need to enter the credit amount that’s shown on your certificate into the designated field on the Other Québec tax credits page. 

Tax credit for interest on a loan granted by a seller-lender and guaranteed by La Financière agricole du Québec

The tax credit for interest on a loan granted by a seller-lender and guaranteed by La Financière agricole du Québec can be claimed if you (or a partnership of which you are a member) paid interest on a loan that:

  • was granted by a seller after December 2, 2014
  • is guaranteed by La Financière agricole du Québec

Note: The credit amount, depending on your situation, is equal to either:

  • 40% of the loan interest attributable to 2018 that you paid or
  • 40% of your share of such interest that was paid by the partnership of which you are a member

To claim this amount, complete the TP-1029.8.36.VP-V form and enter the amount from line 44 into the designated field on the Other Québec tax credits page. 

Deduction for income averaging for a forest producer

If you’re a certified forest producer (or a member of a partnership that’s a certified producer under the Sustainable Forest Development Act) you can request that a portion of the net income from non-retail sale of timber produced in the privately owned forest be averaged out over a period of no more than 7 years.

To claim the deduction for income averaging, complete the TP-726.30-V form and enter the amount from line 21 into the designated field on the Other Québec tax credits page. 

Where can I claim these?

Follow these steps in H&R Block’s 2018 tax software:

Before you begin, make sure that you told us that you lived in Québec on December 31, 2018.

  1. On the PREPARE tab, click the OTHER icon. You’ll find yourself here: 

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  2. Under the SPECIFIC CREDITS FOR YOUR PROVINCE section, select the checkbox labelled Other Québec tax credits then click Continue.

  3. When you arrive at the Other Québec tax credits page, enter your information into the tax software.
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