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TAX BENEFITS FOR EDUCATION (IRS Publication 970) [PDF] [HTML]
Detailed information about the several tax benefits available to those paying for or saving for higher education
SCHOLARSHIPS, FELLOWSHIPS, ETC.
Tax treatment of various types of educational assistance
1098-T INSTRUCTIONS FOR STUDENT
Information about the amounts that have been reported in the various boxes on your 1098-T
AMERICAN OPPORTUNITY CREDIT
Partially refundable credit for qualified education expenses which replaced the Hope Credit for tax years after 2008
IRS QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS
American Opportunity Credit FAQs
LIFETIME LEARNING CREDIT
Nonrefundable credit for qualified education expenses paid
FORM 8863 AND INSTRUCTIONS
The information you need to take an education tax credit
TUITION AND FEES DEDUCTION
Deduction for qualified education expenses paid
FORM 8917 (WITH INSTRUCTIONS)
The information you need to take the tuition and fees deduction
STUDENT LOAN INTEREST DEDUCTION
Deduction for student loan interest paid
QUALIFIED TUITION PROGRAMS (529 Plans)
State-established plans that allow you to prepay tuition or contribute to an account for paying a student's qualified education expenses
HOW TO GET TAX HELP
Options available for those seeking tax assistance
IRS INTERACTIVE TAX ASSISTANT
Wondering if you are eligible to claim a deduction or credit? Find out here.