Co-op Students Hiring Incentive (COS-HI)

By mmuise

The Co-op Students Hiring Incentive (COS-HI) is designed to provide training and work experience for students to help create more employment opportunities through co-operative education work placements. The benefit provides a 15% tax credit of up to $5,000 per student that will help to encourage employers to provide a work placement for co-op education students.

Comments on Funding:


Deadline: Rolling deadline

Eligibility criteria:

  • Eligible employers include taxable corporations or exempt corporate entities.
  • Unincorporated employers may claim the refundable credit on the individual income tax return.
Application Steps:


Documentation Needed:


Other Things to Note:

The Co-op Students Hiring Incentive (COS-HI) is one of the Paid Work Experience Tax Credits.

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