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Education Credits 

Education is not cheap and it is difficult for far too many people to pay for their education. The federal government has fortunately developed two different tax credits that can help reduce the amount owed at the time of taxation. These credits, the American Opportunity Credit and the Lifetime Learning Credit help taxpayers who have […]

At tax time, students and those who have graduated may be eligible for special education tax credits that can significantly save them money. American Opportunity Credit Students who are enrolled in their first four years of college may claim this credit worth up to $2,500 in tuition, activity fees, books, equipment and supplies. The student […]

Once you’ve started repaying your student loans, you’ll understand how important it is to save money wherever possible. At tax time, you may be eligible to claim a deduction on interest you’ve paid on your student loan. Worth up to $2,500 off your taxable income, this deduction can really help students and graduates pinch pennies […]

College Student Tax Credits

College is an important part of your life, hopefully solidifying your path for the future. However, it comes at a price, and often students need all the help they can get. Thankfully, there are a two different tax credits that can alleviate some of the burden on your wallet as a student. American Opportunity Tax […]

Education expenses can add up quickly, and any kind of financial relief can really make a difference. You may be able to deduct certain education expenses at tax time. If you pay tuition for yourself, a spouse, or another dependent, you may qualify to deduct a portion of the expenses. However, it may be more […]

The IRS offers some tax breaks that can help you recover some of the money you spent on higher education, such as tuition costs or interest you’ve paid on student loans. This can help make your college education a bit more affordable in the long run. Tax Credits There are two different tax credits that […]

Parental Tax Credits

As a parent you may be eligible for additional tax credits. The IRS provides credits that are geared towards parents, these credit can help offset the cost or raising children and can help you save money at tax time. The credits below can be claimed on children who are considered dependents including children born in […]

The time after graduation can be a tough one, financially. Starting out on your own, searching for a job, trying to pay back money you may have borrowed for school can all be quite stressful when it comes to managing a budget. Thankfully, there are a few tax breaks that recent college graduates can claim […]

Getting an education isn’t cheap, and far too many people have a hard time paying for their education. Thankfully, the federal government has developed two different tax credits that can help decrease the amount owed at tax time. These credits, The American Opportunity Credit and the Lifetime Learning Credit help taxpayers who incurred education related […]