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American Opportunity Credit Extended for 2011 and 2012

This credit, originally created under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, has been extended through 2017. The credit can be up to $2,500 per eligible student and is available for the first four years of post secondary education...

How many times can I claim the American Opportunity Credit?

The American Opportunity Education Credit is available to be claimed 4 times per eligible student. This count also includes the number of times you claimed the Hope Education Credit. For example, if you claimed the Hope Education Credit...

What are the differences between the American Opportunity Credit and the Lifetime Learning Credit?

For 2013 there are two tax credits available to persons who pay expenses for higher (postsecondary) education. They are: The American Opportunity Credit, and The Lifetime Learning Credit For each student you can choose only one...

Tax Benefits for Education

Whether you are paying for a college education or a teacher buying items for your classroom, education credits and deductions can help lower your tax bill. The American Opportunity Credit, Lifetime Learning Credit or the Tuition and Fees...

Tax Tips for Students and Parents Paying College Expenses

on your tax return. American Opportunity Credit - This credit, originally created under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, has been extended through the 2017 Tax Year. The credit can be up to $2,500 per eligible student and is available...

Education Credit - Form 8863

There are two tax credits available to persons who pay expenses for higher (postsecondary) education. They are: The American Opportunity Credit, and The Lifetime Learning Credit Can you claim more than one education credit this year...

Idaho Donations

Idaho offers Idaho taxpayers the opportunity to make voluntary donations which will either reduce your refund or increase your tax due. Your choice to donate is irrevocable; you can not get a refund of the donation later. If you are filing...

What qualified education expenses can I use on my return?

institution. American Opportunity Credit If you qualify for the American Opportunity Credit you may claim the following expenses: Tuition and Student Activity Fees are included only if the fees are paid to the institution in order to enroll...

Tuition and Fees Deduction

Guide for Aliens. 5. You or anyone else claims an American Opportunity or Lifetime Learning credit in 2013 with respect to expenses of the student for whom the qualified education expenses were paid. The tuition and fees deduction is based...

Breast & Cervical Cancer Research

You have the opportunity to contribute to the PA Breast Cancer Coalition’s Breast and Cervical Cancer Research Fund by making a donation of all or a part of your tax refund. Every penny of your donation goes directly to fund breast...