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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…

Are College Entrance Exams Tax Deductible?
The fees for taking SAT, ACT and other college entrance exams are not tax-deductible, but there are educational deductions and tax credits to help offset your family's college expenses. Find out more about these educational tax deductions and tax credits and how they can benefit you. Read more…

What Is IRS Form 8917?
If you, your spouse or dependents attended post-secondary school, you may be able to deduct a portion of the tuition and fees by reporting it on IRS Form 8917. However, the deduction is only available through the 2019 tax year. Read more…

About Student Loan Tax Deductions and Education Credits
When you use student loan funds to finance your education, if you are eligible, the IRS allows you to claim qualifying expenses that you pay with those funds towards educational tax credits. A tax deduction is also available for the interest payments you make when you start repaying your qualified education loans. Here's more about how student loans and educational expenses can affect your taxes. Read more…

Tax Tips for Teachers: Deducting Out-of-Pocket Classroom Expenses
When it comes to making sure students have the tools for successful learning, school teachers commonly dip into their own pockets to pay for classroom materials. Fortunately, the Educator Expense Tax Deduction can offer teachers some financial relief. Read more…


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