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Tax Information for Students

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.

Education Credits
Education tax credits can help offset those costs. The American Opportunity Credit and the Lifetime Learning Credit are education credits you can subtract in full from your federal income tax, not just deduct from your taxable income.

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.

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: 22-Dec-2014