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I went to school in Thailand for diving. I paid for my flights and schooling out of pocket, how can I imput this into my filing?

 
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Carl
Level 15

I went to school in Thailand for diving. I paid for my flights and schooling out of pocket, how can I imput this into my filing?

Unless you were enrolled in a qualified course with an accredited institution of higher learning, you have nothing to claim here.

I went to school in Thailand for diving. I paid for my flights and schooling out of pocket, how can I imput this into my filing?

So, PADI (Professional Association of Diving Instructors) a world wide organization is not a qualified course or an accredited institution?
Carl
Level 15

I went to school in Thailand for diving. I paid for my flights and schooling out of pocket, how can I imput this into my filing?

Nope. There not in the code list at <a rel="nofollow" target="_blank" href="https://www.irs.gov/individuals/eligible-educational-inst">https://www.irs.gov/individuals/eligible-...> and not eligible to participate in a student aid program run by the U.S. Department of Education.
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