Tutor Blog

What type of tax credits or government funding are available for a
child's tutoring lessons?
Posted on September 23, 2016 by BookSmartTutors

child tax credit

Due to the budget in 2016, the Canadian government will be phase out the children's fitness and arts tax credits:

  • Effective for the 2016 taxation year, the maximum eligible amount per child will be reduced
    to $500 from $1,000 for the children’s fitness tax credit (which will remain refundable for
    2016) and to $250 from $500 for the children’s arts tax credit. The supplemental amounts
    for children eligible for the disability tax credit will remain at $500 for both credits for 2016.
  • Effective for the 2017 and subsequent taxation years, both credits will be eliminated.

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Good Study Habits and Organization Skills Create Sucessful Students
Posted on September 23, 2016 by BookSmartTutors


As a parent, helping your child develop good study habits and organizational skills at an early age requires diligence and persistence. Developing good study habits and organizational skills at a
young age helps minimize stress on both children and parents. When children begin school, it is the parents' responsiblity to help them establish a routine that encourages and fosters maningful study time in the home. When parents involve themselves with school and homework, children receive the message that homework and schoolwork are necessary. Below are tips for assisting your child in becoming a confident, independent and successful student.

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Vancouver Tutoring Programmes
Posted on March 12, 2017 by BookSmartTutors

vancouver school

Aside from being renowned for its population density, film production, and tourist attraction, Vancouver is increasingly becoming a reference point in home tutoring programs, across the length and breadth of Vancouver and its neighborhoods.  The growing popularity of the home tutoring program and acceptance of home tutors in Vancouver could be attributed to several factors, chiefly among which are; the structure and design of the neighborhoods in Vancouver, the educational system, and schools in Vancouver, the availability, and growth of home tutors.

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