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Published by American Council on Education in Washington .
Written in English



  • United States.


  • Income tax deductions for educational expenses -- United States.,
  • College costs -- Taxation -- United States.

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StatementThomas M. Corwin, Paula R. Knepper.
SeriesPolicy analysis service reports ; v. 3, no. 2, Policy analysis service report ;, v. 3, no. 2.
ContributionsKnepper, Paula R., joint author.
LC ClassificationsKF6395.E3 C67
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 63 p. ;
Number of Pages63
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4284743M
LC Control Number78311310

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  Tuition-free programs cover only that expense, but students often have additional costs to shoulder. For the school year, students in two-year colleges paid an average of $1, for. Generally, personal interest you pay, other than certain mortgage interest, is not deductible on your tax return. However, if your modified adjusted gross income (MAGI) is less than $80, ($, if filing a joint return), there is a special deduction allowed for paying interest on a student loan (also known as an education loan) used for higher education. Just 30 years ago, tuition and fees at a public, four-year university totaled $3, per year in today’s dollars. That same degree today costs more than $10, per year in tuition and fees and more than $21, per year including room and board. Meanwhile, median hourly wages for college graduates have risen by less than $1 since , when adjusted for inflation.   Seemingly out of nowhere, lawmakers included a $4, deduction for tuition and fees in the Economic Growth and Tax Relief Reconciliation Act .