Am I Eligible to Claim an Education Credit?
This application will help you determine if you are eligible for certain educational credits or deductions including the American Opportunity Credit, the Lifetime Learning Credit and the Tuition and Fees Deduction.
Information You Will Need:
- Filing status
- Student’s enrollment status
- Your adjusted gross income
- Who paid the expenses, when the expenses were paid and for what academic period
- If any expenses were paid with tax exempt funds
- If any expenses were paid with distributions from a Coverdell Education Savings Account or Qualified Tuition Program
Estimated Completion Time: 10 minutes. However: 5 minutes of inactivity will end the interview and you will be forced to start over.
The following interview covers the same questions you would answer if you called our toll-free tax assistance telephone number or if you came into a Taxpayer Assistance Center.