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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…

Can Debt Forgiveness Cause a Student Loan Tax Bomb?
People who benefit from student loan forgiveness may be wondering about the tax consequences of this debt relief option, including a potential "student loan tax bomb." Your student loan repayment choice can prevent or cause this situation. Read more…

Tax Tips When Sending Kids to Private or Public Schools
Where you send your child to school is often a personal choice. If you choose private K-12 schooling, some federal tax benefits can help to reduce your cost. Read more…

Video: Top College Tax Deductions and Credits
Watch this video to learn about the top college tax deductions and credits for students and parents. These are six of the most common deductions and credits that eligible students and their parents can use to increase tax savings at the end of the 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…

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