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Are Scholarships Taxable?

The answer is possibly. Scholarships can be partially tax-free, while some of the funding is considered taxable. It depends on how the funds are allocated. If you are a full or part-time student working toward a degree at an eligible educational institution, including primary, secondary or post-secondary schools, then your scholarship is likely tax-free. There […]

Student? Get a Tax Education

Just because you are a fulltime student doesn’t mean you are automatically exempt from filing a tax return or reporting your income. If you didn’t have enough withheld during the year, you may owe a surprising amount of taxes. If you don’t have to file a return, you still should, as you may be entitled […]

Getting an Education in Tax Credits

For those paying for their education, there are a few tax credits that can help decrease the amount owed. The American Opportunity Credit and the Lifetime Learning Credit are available to those responsible for education expenses, such as tuition, fees, textbooks, supplies, and equipment. Some incurred expenses, like insurance, transportation, and personal fees aren’t eligible […]