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Deducting Student Loan Interest at a Glance


Per H.R.5771, passed Dec. 19, 2014, the Student Loan Interest Deduction has been extended for the 2014 tax year.

You may be able to deduct up to $2,500 of the interest you paid on a qualified student loan. The deduction is claimed as an adjustment to income.

More Information

Topic 456 - Student Loan Interest Deduction

Related Forms

Form 1040, U.S. Individual Income Tax Return (PDF)

Related Publications

Publication 17, Your Federal Income Tax - Chapter 19, Education-Related Adjustments - See Student Loan Interest Deduction for essential guidance

Publication 970, Tax Benefits for Education - Chapter 4, Student Loan Interest Deduction - Detailed guidance


Can I Claim a Deduction For Student Loan Interest?

Page Last Reviewed or Updated: 25-Jan-2017