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Can I deduct the cost of Art Supplies for college classes

My daughter is enrolled in Design classes at college that require a great deal of art supplies and other materials.  Is the cost of these materials considered a deductible college expense?

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Can I deduct the cost of Art Supplies for college classes

Books, materials, and supplies may be qualified education expenses.

To enter these education expenses in TurboTax:

  1. Type Education Expenses in the Find box and click Find.
  2. Click Jump to Education Expenses.
  3. Click the drop-down arrow to Choose the Student and click Continue.
  4. Continue through the screens answering questions about the student, the school, and the education expenses. You will encounter a screen where you may enter Books and Materials. (See the screenshot below).

See the information below for a discussion of Qualified Education Expenses.

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