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Sending Kids to College
TurboTax can help you take advantage of tax breaks to ease the financial burden of sending kids to college, including tax credits, tuition deductions, tax-free savings and more. Read more…

Video: Tax Tips for Teachers
Teachers can claim certain deductions on their income taxes that aren't available to people in other professions. Find out about some of these tax tips with help from TurboTax. Read more…

What Are Education Tax Credits?
If you or your dependent is a student, you may want to determine whether you are eligible for one of the two educational tax credits that cover common student expenses. Find out more about these tax credits and how you may benefit from them. Read more…

Are Contributions to School District Programs Tax Deductible?
The IRS allows you to claim a deduction for the donations you make to qualified organizations. These organizations include more than just charities and will include any school district program that does not operate for profit and is solely supported by state and local governments. Read more…

Video: What Is the Lifetime Learning Tax Credit?
Note: The income amounts in this video apply only to prior tax years. It is included here for reference only. The Lifetime Learning tax credit is available to anyone who takes at least one class during the year at a post-secondary school, whether it counts toward a degree or not. Obtain the available tax credits for students with information from TurboTax in this video on annual tax filing. Read more…

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