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Education credits & deductions calculator

Find out what education credits and deductions you’re eligible to claim on your tax return.

Education Credits &
Deductions Calculator
Parents

Tell us a little about yourself

People

Are you claiming the student on your tax return?

Person and Money

You do not qualify for education tax breaks if you are not claiming the student on your tax return.

Person and Money

Which of these apply to the student:

Please check all that apply.

One of the following needs to apply to your student in order for you to qualify for an education credit or deduction:

Was enrolled in a degree, certificate or credential program

Was enrolled in college level course, but has not yet completed the first 4 years of college education

Took one or more courses to acquire or improve their job skills

Was enrolled in a program for at least half time for an academic period or more

Was interest paid on the student’s loans in 2019?

Money

Good news! You may qualify for the following education deductions and credits:

TurboTax will help you figure out which of the following will save you the most on your tax return.

American Opportunity Tax Credit

Per student, you may be able to claim an education credit of up to...

$2,500

Tuition and Fees Deduction

This education deduction may be worth up to...

$4,000

Lifetime Learning Credit

Per tax return, you may be able to claim a credit up to...

$2,000

You may also qualify for Student Loan Interest Deduction:

Student Loan Interest Deduction

You may be able to deduct interest up to...

$2,500

Good news! You may qualify for the following education deductions and credits:

TurboTax will help you figure out which of the following will save you the most on your tax return.

Lifetime Learning Credit

Per tax return, you may be able to claim a credit up to...

$2,000

Tuition and Fees Deduction

This education deduction may be worth up to...

$4,000

You may also qualify for Student Loan Interest Deduction:

Student Loan Interest Deduction

You may be able to deduct interest up to...

$2,500

Good news! You may qualify for the following education deductions and credits:

TurboTax will help you figure out which of the following will save you the most on your tax return.

American Opportunity Tax Credit

Per student, you may be able to claim an education credit of up to...

$2,500

Tuition and Fees Deduction

This education deduction may be worth up to...

$4,000

Lifetime Learning Credit

Per tax return, you may be able to claim a credit up to...

$2,000

Good news! You may qualify for the following education deductions and credits:

TurboTax will help you figure out which of the following will save you the most on your tax return.

Lifetime Learning Credit

Per tax return, you may be able to claim a credit up to...

$2,000

Tuition and Fees Deduction

This education deduction may be worth up to...

$4,000

Good news! You may qualify for the following education deductions and credits:

TurboTax will help you figure out which of the following will save you the most on your tax return.

Student Loan Interest Deduction

You may be able to deduct interest up to...

$2,500

Is someone going to claim you on their tax return?

Person and Money

You do not qualify for education tax breaks if someone is claiming you as a dependent on their tax return.

Person and Money

Which of these apply to you:

Please check all that apply.

One of the following needs to apply to you in order for you to qualify for an education credit or deduction:

Was enrolled in a degree, certificate or credential program

Was enrolled in college level course, but have not yet completed the first 4 years of college education

Took one or more courses to acquire or improve my job skills

Was enrolled in a program for at least half time for an academic period or more

Was interest paid on your student loans in 2019?

Money

Good news! You may qualify for the following education deductions and credits:

TurboTax will help you figure out which of the following will save you the most on your tax return.

American Opportunity Tax Credit

Per student, you may be able to claim an education credit of up to...

$2,500

Tuition and Fees Deduction

This education deduction may be worth up to...

$4,000

Lifetime Learning Credit

Per tax return, you may be able to claim a credit up to...

$2,000

You may also qualify for Student Loan Interest Deduction:

Student Loan Interest Deduction

You may be able to deduct interest up to...

$2,500

Good news! You may qualify for the following education deductions and credits:

TurboTax will help you figure out which of the following will save you the most on your tax return.

Lifetime Learning Credit

Per tax return, you may be able to claim a credit up to...

$2,000

Tuition and Fees Deduction

This education deduction may be worth up to...

$4,000

You may also qualify for Student Loan Interest Deduction:

Student Loan Interest Deduction

You may be able to deduct interest up to...

$2,500

Good news! You may qualify for the following education deductions and credits:

TurboTax will help you figure out which of the following will save you the most on your tax return.

American Opportunity Tax Credit

Per student, you may be able to claim an education credit of up to...

$2,500

Tuition and Fees Deduction

This education deduction may be worth up to...

$4,000

Lifetime Learning Credit

Per tax return, you may be able to claim a credit up to...

$2,000

Good news! You may qualify for the following education deductions and credits:

TurboTax will help you figure out which of the following will save you the most on your tax return.

Lifetime Learning Credit

Per tax return, you may be able to claim a credit up to...

$2,000

Tuition and Fees Deduction

This education deduction may be worth up to...

$4,000