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Ask A CPA - Educational Tax Benefits

Can I Deduct My Child'S College Tuition ?

There are currently educational credits available for the costs of tuition, fees and books , such as the American Opportunity and Lifetime Learning Credit which can be used to offset the cost of sending your child to college. There are many factors which determine whether any of these credits are available to you. Also, some states have special programs to aid parents with college costs.

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