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

Taking advantage of these tax breaks may help you keep more of your money.

Here's what you need to know about education tax credits and deductions before you file your 2023 income tax return this year.

Katelyn Washington
Tax Writer

Katelyn has more than 6 years’ experience working in tax and finance. While she specializes in tax content, Katelyn has also written for digital publications on topics including insurance, retirement and financial planning and has had financial advice commissioned by national print publications. She believes that knowledge is the key to success and enjoys helping others reach their goals by providing content that educates and informs.