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I pay toward my grandson's college tuition and he is not a dependent. Can I deduct that amount?

 
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xmasbaby0
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I pay toward my grandson's college tuition and he is not a dependent. Can I deduct that amount?

No, unfortunately, you cannot deduct education expenses unless he is being claimed as a dependent on your own tax return,  You are giving him a "gift" which is not deductible for you.

**Disclaimer: Every effort has been made to offer the most correct information possible. The poster disclaims any legal responsibility for the accuracy of the information that is contained in this post.**

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xmasbaby0
Level 15

I pay toward my grandson's college tuition and he is not a dependent. Can I deduct that amount?

No, unfortunately, you cannot deduct education expenses unless he is being claimed as a dependent on your own tax return,  You are giving him a "gift" which is not deductible for you.

**Disclaimer: Every effort has been made to offer the most correct information possible. The poster disclaims any legal responsibility for the accuracy of the information that is contained in this post.**
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