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Tax credits & funding

80% of employers receive funding that can cover up to 40% of a student's salary and training!

 

The Quebec government allows certain Quebec-based companies to claim a percentage of a student's salary and training costs. Students must be in a government recognized internship program. If your company is eligible, any student that you work with through co-op will be eligible to a tax credit. 

For more information, visit Revenue Quebec's website or call 1-800-567-4692.

 

Examples

Student salary Tax credits
$5,000 up to $2,000
$8,000 up to $3,200
$12,000 up to $4,800

There are a variety of funding opportunities available to employers.

Click bellow for details. 

Budget 2019, with a total commitment of close to $800M over five years, signals landmark support for work-integrated learning from the federal government including a laudable goal that within ten years a WIL opportunity will be available to all young Canadians who wish to pursue one.  Budget 2019’s three different streams of funding will support the development of up to 84,000 new WIL opportunities per year. Read more.


Process & Form

Prior to (a few days before) completion of the work-term, send the completed form to us at angela.torino@concordia.ca for review. We will then return a copy to you (in PDF format) signed by the Institute’s director. It is the employer’s responsibility to send the signed completed form to Revenue Quebec.

Supervisor's name: we do not necessarily have that information in our system. It is up to the employer to find and include it in the form. 

** N.B. You can receive funding for a maximum of 420 hours per term, extendable to 840 hours for an 8 month internship. In the case of an extended 8 month internship, the Tax credit form should be completed and sent in at the end of the internship’s last month.

Please note that the form is available only in French. Should there be any issues, please call us at (514) 848-2424 extension 3950. Our offices are open Monday to Friday, 8am-5pm.

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