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patrickmorrison5
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I am ofsetting my 1098-T with room and board. I live off campus and eat out. Can I deduct my restaurant expenses?

 
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MichaelMc
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I am ofsetting my 1098-T with room and board. I live off campus and eat out. Can I deduct my restaurant expenses?

No, meals are a personal expense, no matter where they are consumed.

Room and board charges are not a qualifying educational expense for any of the federal educational tax benefits.

For more information, please see IRS Education Benefits Comparison Chart.

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MichaelMc
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I am ofsetting my 1098-T with room and board. I live off campus and eat out. Can I deduct my restaurant expenses?

No, meals are a personal expense, no matter where they are consumed.

Room and board charges are not a qualifying educational expense for any of the federal educational tax benefits.

For more information, please see IRS Education Benefits Comparison Chart.

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