TurboTax Education Credits and Deductions Calculator

Education

With the cost of education on the rise, you’ll be glad to know that education credits and deductions may help offset some of that cost. Whether you’re a student or parent of a student, with this calculator, you’ll be able to find out what education credits and deductions you’re eligible to claim on your tax return by just answering a few simple questions about your life.

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  1. I paid partial tuition fee in amount of $3,600 for my 10 year old grandson in private institution–Can I claim anything at all? I am guessing ONLY the parent can institute any educational ,is that correct?

    1. Hi Jeanne,

      To claim an education deduction or credit, the student must be the taxpayer, spouse (if filing a joint tax return), or claimed as a dependent on the tax return. Expenses for elementary school and high school education don’t qualify for most education deductions and credits.

      Thank you,
      Mary Ellen

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