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Education Credits

Question: If I pay college tuition and fees with a tax-free scholarship, can I claim an education credit on Form 8863 for those payments?

Answer:

No, you cannot claim a credit for higher education expenses to the extent that they are paid for by a tax-free scholarship.

Additional Information:


Category: Child Care Credit, Other Credits
Subcategory: Education Credits

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