Who can take the American Opportunity Tax Credit?

Who can take the American Opportunity Tax Credit?

If you have a child in college, you may be eligible to claim the American Opportunity Tax Credit on your 2016 income tax return. If, however, your income is too high, you won’t qualify for the credit — but your child might. There’s one potential downside: If your...
2016 higher education breaks can save your family taxes

2016 higher education breaks can save your family taxes

Was a college student in your family last year? Or were you a student yourself? You may be eligible for some valuable tax breaks on your 2016 return. To max out your higher education breaks, you need to see which ones you’re eligible for and then claim the one(s) that...