11 Education Tax Credits and Deductions

Education tax credits and deductions are available for college savings, current students, and college graduates.

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It's not always easy to determine which education tax credits and deductions you qualify for, and you might not know about all the tax breaks available. In fact, you probably have more options for saving on college costs than you think. 

There are tax breaks for people saving for college, current students, and graduates who are paying off student loans

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Katelyn Washington
Former Tax Writer

Katelyn has more than 6 years of experience working in tax and finance. While she specialized in tax content while working at Kiplinger from 2023 to 2024, Katelyn has also written for digital publications on topics including insurance, retirement, and financial planning and had financial advice commissioned by national print publications. She believes knowledge is the key to success and enjoys providing content that educates and informs.