If I paided out of pocket for my tuition spring 2017, in December 2016, and did not receive 1098-T because I only was enrolled in one class and it was only $620. Can I claim this school expense on my 2016 taxes?
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If I paided out of pocket for my tuition spring 2017, in December 2016, and did not receive 1098-T because I only was enrolled in one class and it was only $620. Can I claim this school expense on my 2016 taxes?

 
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If I paided out of pocket for my tuition spring 2017, in December 2016, and did not receive 1098-T because I only was enrolled in one class and it was only $620. Can I claim this school expense on my 2016 taxes?

Yes, if you paid out of pocket any part during 2016, you can claim those expenses on your 2016 tax return.

To enter information without a Form 1098-T in TurboTax Deluxe online edition, here are the steps:

1. After sign into your account and select Take me to my return 

2.  At the right upper corner, in the search box , type in 1098t and Enter 

3.  Select Jump to form 1098T 

4.  On screen, "Do you want to enter your higher education expenses?" answer Yes

5.  Go through the step-by-step interview questions/ screens

6.  On screen, "Did you get a 1098-T from school for 2016?" answer No.  Follow prompts to enter information

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