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jentax101979
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Is it true if I take the standard deduction, i am no longer able to take credit for a child's educational expenses from 1098T? Thanks

 
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jentax101979
Returning Member

Is it true if I take the standard deduction, i am no longer able to take credit for a child's educational expenses from 1098T? Thanks

I entered the 1098T info but it's not generating the 8863 form as it did in 2017 tax year.  How do i enter the info in Tubro tax to claim this credit if I take a standard deduction?
AlanT
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Is it true if I take the standard deduction, i am no longer able to take credit for a child's educational expenses from 1098T? Thanks

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AlanT
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Is it true if I take the standard deduction, i am no longer able to take credit for a child's educational expenses from 1098T? Thanks

No, this is not true.

The standard deduction and the educational credit are independent. If you qualify for the educational credit, you can take the credit whether you itemize or take the standard deduction.  

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