Tax deduction for tuition can be returned for 3 years
Who gets tax deduction tax return
Paid or free, but we all once studied. At the same time, few people know that it is possible to return part of the amount paid for education. Everyone who is a resident, a citizen of the Russian Federation and who pays a tax of 13% of earnings is entitled to a tax deduction for tuition. Naturally, only those who directly signed the contract for training can return the tuition money. That is, if the parents did it, then they will issue a refund, if the contract is concluded by a student, then he himself.
Package of documents for return
To return your tax deduction for tuition, you must collect documents such as certificate 2 NDFL, a license stating that an educational institution may be engaged in educational activities, a copy of the training agreement, a completed declaration and original payment receipts. You can return the money for the past three years. Parents can get a deduction only if the child has a full-time education. The student himself can return the money regardless of the form of study.If parents, guardians, and trustees receive a tax deduction for tuition, then they still need to provide a birth certificate, a guardian document, a certificate of guardianship, and a confirmation from the school that the child is attending full-time.
The amount of your return will be equal to 13% of the costs spent on training. However, for taxpayers, students, it can not exceed 100 000 rubles. in the amount of the rest of his tax deductions, and if the taxpayer is a parent, then the return will not exceed 50,000 rubles. for the education of all his children under 24 years of age and full-time students in educational institutions; if the guardian or trustee receives the refund, then its amount may not exceed 50,000 rubles. for the paid tuition of their wards who have not attained the 18th anniversary and former wards who have not attained 24 years of age and who study full-time.
When the package of documents is assembled, you need to bring them to the district tax office. The tax authorities check the declaration within 3 months, after that the inspector calls you and informs you of the positive decision.You come back to the tax office and write a statement about the desire to receive a tax deduction for tuition. Most often, it has an arbitrary shape, but sometimes a tax form is given in printed form. In this case, you will need to attach the details of the card or savings books (they should not be salary), which will return the social tax deduction for training. After that, you just have to check when the money arrives. This usually happens a month after submitting such an application. In order to save your time and your efforts, it is better to make a return immediately after three years - this is the maximum possible period for compensation.
Deadline for applying for a refund
There are no strictly defined deadlines for submitting documents for tax deductions for tuition. You can submit them at any convenient time for you. The main thing is to make a return for the previous years in which the payment was made, and not for the current period.