Federal Tuition and Fees Tax Deduction

Program Purpose

To reduce the amount of taxable income.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Are U.S. taxpayers filing a federal tax return;
  • Are claiming an eligible student (one who is enrolled in one or more courses at an eligible educational institution) as a dependent for tax year 2012; and
  • Meet IRS income guidelines.

Award Amount

A deduction of up to $4,000.

Application Process

Taxpayer must have received a form 1098-T from the student's college or university and must complete IRS form 1040 or 1040 A.

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