Education Tax Benefits - 2020
Field of Study:
Education Tax Benefits examines the programs, credits, deductions and federal income tax treatment of various items that affect saving for and financing an individual’s education. In so doing, it considers qualified tuition programs (QTPs), Coverdell education savings accounts (ESAs), the education savings bond program, federal tax credits for education, the federal tax treatment of scholarships, fellowships, grants and tuition reductions and the deductions available for student loan interest, tuition and fees.
After completing this course you will be able to:
- Identify the features and tax benefits of qualified tuition programs available under IRC §529;
- Recognize the limits and tax treatment of contributions to and distributions from a Coverdell education savings account (ESA);
- Identify the tax treatment of interest earned under qualified U.S. savings bonds used to pay certain education expenses;
- List the American opportunity and lifetime learning credit rules;
- Recognize the tax treatment given to scholarships, fellowships and other types of educational assistance; and
- Recognize the federal income tax rules applicable to student loan interest, payment of tuition and fees, and student loan cancellations and repayment assistance.
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Final examination expiration date:
The program participant will have one year from the date of purchase to complete the course and final examination.
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