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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 2020 tax year. 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: 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…

How to Calculate Your Lifetime Learning Tax Credit on IRS Form 8863
Tax credits like the Lifetime Learning Tax Credit (LLTC) provide a dollar-for-dollar reduction of your taxes owed, rather than the reduction in your taxable income that is offered by a deduction. You must qualify according to Internal Revenue Service criteria before you can claim the LLTC. Read more…

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…


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