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How to Report FAFSA College Money on a Federal Tax Return
Each financial award you receive from the federal government will have separate and unique tax consequences for your federal tax return. 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…

Are Contributions to Nonprofit Schools Tax Deductible?
Taxpayers are allowed to claim a deduction for donations they make to qualified organizations. 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…

What is Form 1098-E: Student Loan Interest Statement?
If you paid interest on a qualified student loan, you may be able to deduct some or even all of that interest on your federal income tax return. Student loan companies use IRS Form 1098-E to report how much you paid in interest. Borrowers get a copy of this form, and so does the IRS. Read more…

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