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Education Credits

Question: Do tuition and related expenses paid to attend a private high school qualify for an education credit?

Answer:

No, expenses paid to attend a private high school don't qualify for an education credit because a high school isn't an eligible educational institution.

In general, an eligible educational institution is an accredited college, university, vocational school, or other postsecondary educational institution. To be eligible, the educational institution must also be eligible to participate in a federal financial student aid program administered by the Department of Education.

Additional Information:


Category: Childcare Credit, Other Credits
Subcategory: Education Credits

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