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Tax-Friendly 529 Plans for Last-Minute Contributors

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Twenty-six states and the District of Columbia offer a state income-tax deduction for contributions to 529 plans that they sponsor (see our map for all the states that offer tax breaks).

Below is a list of our favorite 529 plans that give state-tax benefits for last-minute contributions in each state:

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AlabamaCollegeCounts 529 Plan (direct-sold version)

ArkansasGIFT College Investing Plan

ColoradoDirect Portfolio College Savings Plan

ConnecticutConnecticut Higher Education Trust

District of ColumbiaD.C. College Savings Plan (direct-sold version)

GeorgiaPath2College 529 Plan

IdahoIdaho College Savings Program

IllinoisBright Start College Savings Program (direct-sold version)

IndianaCollegeChoice 529 Direct Savings Plan (direct-sold version)

IowaCollege Savings Iowa

LouisianaSTART Saving Program

MarylandMaryland College Investment Plan

MississippiMississippi Affordable College Savings (MACS) Program

NebraskaCollege Savings Plan of Nebraska (direct-sold version)

New MexicoThe Education Plan’s College Savings Program

New YorkNew York’s 529 College Savings Program (direct-sold version)

North CarolinaNational College Savings Program

North DakotaCollege SAVE

OhioOhioCollegeAdvantage 529 Savings Plan

OklahomaOklahoma 529 College Savings Plan

OregonOregon College Savings Plan

Rhode IslandCollegeBoundfund (direct-sold version)

South CarolinaFuture Scholar 529 College Savings Plan (direct-sold version)

UtahUtah Educational Savings Plan (UESP) Trust

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