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Federal Tax Credit

Program eliminated since July 2017

The 15% public transit tax credit offered by the federal government was eliminated on July 1, 2017. For 2017, only monthly passes from January to June 2017 were eligible.

Visit the Canada Revenue Agency Web site for more details.

Supporting documentation

You do not have to submit documentation proving the purchase of your pass when you file your federal income tax return. However, you must keep the following documents in case the Canada Revenue Agency asks you to submit them.

Eligible pass

Documentation to keep

Monthly pass 

Cam-Puce, Cam-Puce UQO and Cam-Puce Cégep passes (4-month semester passes)

Receipt issued when you purchased the pass. Make a photocopy of it to ensure it will last.

Photocopy of your Multi (or Passe-Partout PLUS) card to be able to match the reference number on your receipt with the number on your card.


Bank statements. The monthly debits taken by the STO are identified on the statement


Photocopy of the T4 slip, which shows the deductions at source taken by your employer to purchase your pass. They are identified in box 84 – Public transit pass, in the “Other information” area on this slip.

We can help you get your transaction receipt

If you did not keep your supporting documentation for the past years, you can get a transaction receipt using My Profile. You will need your Multi card.

IMPORTANT: For 2017, the federal tax credit applies only to passes from January to the end of June.


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