Some States Will Tax Student Loan Forgiveness
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Some States Will Tax Student Loan Forgiveness

You won’t pay federal income taxes on cancelled student loan debt through 2025, but there are some states that will or could tax your student loan for…
September 9, 2022
Student Loan Refunds Are Real, But You Might Not Be Eligible
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Student Loan Refunds Are Real, But You Might Not Be Eligible

Since President Biden announced broad student loan debt relief, there has been a lot of talk about student loan refunds, which surprisingly have been …
September 9, 2022
Up to $20,000 in Student Loan Cancellation is Here: But Will it Hurt Your Taxes?
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Up to $20,000 in Student Loan Cancellation is Here: But Will it Hurt Your Taxes?

President Biden extended the student loan payment pause and announced up to $20,000 in student loan debt cancellation for some borrowers—plus there’s …
August 26, 2022
Student Loans and Taxes: Some Basics to Know
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Student Loans and Taxes: Some Basics to Know

The federal student loan pause has been extended and student loan cancellation for some borrowers has been announced—but there are some other things y…
August 25, 2022
11 Education Tax Credits and Deductions for 2022
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11 Education Tax Credits and Deductions for 2022

Whether you're saving for college, currently paying tuition, or dealing with student loan debt, there's probably an education tax break that can help …
June 30, 2022

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2021 Tax Returns: What's New on the 1040 Form This Year
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2021 Tax Returns: What's New on the 1040 Form This Year

If you're a last-minute filer, familiarize yourself with potential changes for your 2021 tax return before tackling your 1040.
April 14, 2022
"Above-the-Line" Deductions for Your 2021 Tax Return
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"Above-the-Line" Deductions for Your 2021 Tax Return

If, like most people, you claim the standard deduction instead of itemized deductions on your return, there are still many other tax deductions availa…
February 1, 2022
The Return of Student Loan Payments
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The Return of Student Loan Payments

A pandemic reprieve on student loan payments ends in January. If you still need financial help, there are steps you can take.
November 22, 2021
6 Biden Stimulus Benefits That Pack the Biggest Punch
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6 Biden Stimulus Benefits That Pack the Biggest Punch

From stimulus checks to enhanced unemployment benefits, these perks from the American Rescue Plan will provide significant financial relief to million…
March 26, 2021
Biden Extends Student Loan Relief, Is Loan Forgiveness Next?
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Biden Extends Student Loan Relief, Is Loan Forgiveness Next?

On his first day as president, Joe Biden continued the suspension of student loan payments until October.
January 22, 2021
The Best Way to Pay Off $250,000 in Student Loans
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The Best Way to Pay Off $250,000 in Student Loans

There are many ways to pay off your student loans, but the “best” way for you may not be the cheapest at first glance. Three doctors’ stories show how…
January 8, 2021
Will College Students Get a Second Stimulus Check? (Hint: It Depends!)
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Will College Students Get a Second Stimulus Check? (Hint: It Depends!)

College students were shut out of the first round of stimulus payments, but they're hoping for a better deal with a second stimulus check.
December 28, 2020
Should All Student Debt Be Forgiven?
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Should All Student Debt Be Forgiven?

My favorite reform would be making the repayment of all student loans pro­portional to the borrower’s future earnings.
October 4, 2018