Tax tips for student loans, education expenses, and 529 plans

Taxes: Education

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5 Things Your Accountant Wishes You Knew

Troy Martin

It can be hard to work your head around tax matters, and accountants usually deal with clients at their worst tax season. Here are some steps to help avoid potential errors in your filings.

Know the Tax Rules when Changing College Plans

Bankrate

A 529 plan is a great way to save for college. Is there a tax hit when shifting from one plan to another? Dr. Don answers this question.

Tax Credits for Higher Education

Bankrate

Are you footing the costs of higher education for yourself or your family? Let your Uncle Sam lend a hand with some tax credits. Two tax credits, the American opportunity credit and the lifetime learning credit, can help students and their parents defray education expenses.


Getting Tax Credit for Education Expenses

Bankrate

Can you write off the cost of school supplies as an education expense?

Education Loans Can Provide a Tax Break

Bankrate

A good education is a valuable commodity. It can even pay off for you at tax time if you took out a loan to further your schooling.

How Co-Signer Can Get Deduction for Paying Student Loan

Bankrate

If you co-signed for your kid's student loans and are making the payments yourself, why should they get the deduction? Here is how you can make sure you get the deduction.

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