Education

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  • January 12, 2011

    Certain education expenses can be claimed on your 2010 federal tax forms to lower your tax liability. These expenses are claimed on your 1040 tax forms. You also need the 8863 tax forms for education credits.

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  • August 18, 2010

    If you’re one of the many thousands of individuals who joined the ranks of the unemployed over the past year or so, who are considering a new career path or who are looking for additional funds to offset the cost of a dependent’s schooling, you’...

  • August 18, 2010

    The education tax credits were specifically targeted to individuals in middle to lower income levels as a means to help them achieve a better standard of living by pursuing advanced training and education.  With unemployment as high as 15% in...

  • August 18, 2010

    One of the hallmarks of a great employer is that they are willing to invest in the future of their employees.  A number of fortune 500 companies (like Fed Ex which provides up the $3,000 per calendar year in tuition reimbursement) and some small...

  • August 18, 2010

    Remember when your kids were born and your relatives proudly presented you with savings bonds that you filed away and probably forgot about?  Well, if college is on the horizon, it’s a good time to dig them out and consider the potential tax and...

  • August 18, 2010

    With all the publicity over the rising costs of higher education and the tools available to actually project the costs of an education at a particular public or private school for a specific term, smart parents are thinking ahead to the day when...