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appletree989
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Do I have a choice in accepting the American Opportunity Credit?

I qualify for this credit, but I would rather not take it but I don't see an option anywhere to decline this credit. Interesting.
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MarilynG1
Employee Tax Expert

Do I have a choice in accepting the American Opportunity Credit?

If you don't enter any Education Expenses (or 1098-T) in your return, you won't qualify for the American Opportunity Credit.

 

You could take the credit and make a donation to the school or a needy student. 

 

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Hal_Al
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Do I have a choice in accepting the American Opportunity Credit?

Yes.

Type letme (no space between let & me) in the search box. When the dropdown list appears, click on letme rather than "jump to letme''. On the next drop down, click on the "jump to letme” link.

TT will give you the option to select another tuition  credit or deduction.

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