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Tax Information for Students

Filing Your Taxes
Everything you need to file your individual federal income tax return.

Education Credits – American Opportunity Tax Credit and Lifetime Learning Credit
Education credits help with the cost of higher education by reducing the amount of tax owed on your tax return. If the credit reduces your tax to less than zero, you may get a refund.

Federal Student Aid
This U.S. Department of Education Federal Student Aid website provides information about preparing for education, choosing a school, applying for admission, financial aid and more.

Order a Transcript Online
Order your tax return or tax account transcript online.

Interactive Tax Assistant (ITA)
The ITA tool is a tax law resource that takes you through a series of questions and provides you with responses to tax law questions.

IRS History
The roots of the IRS go back to the Civil War when President Lincoln and Congress, in 1862, created the position of commissioner of Internal Revenue and enacted an income tax to pay war expenses.

Page Last Reviewed or Updated: 31-Mar-2015

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