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Guide to Tax Form 1098-T: Tuition Statement
Eligible colleges or other post-secondary institutions must send Form 1098-T to any student who paid "qualified educational expenses" in the preceding tax year. Qualified expenses include tuition, any fees that are required for enrollment, and course materials required for a student to be enrolled at or attend an eligible educational institution. 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…

Take Advantage of Two Education Tax Credits
The American Opportunity credit and the more familiar Lifetime Learning credit can make higher education costs more affordable. 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 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…


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