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joel_newmark
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My son has been diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disoroder. He goes to a private school that is specializing in this. Is tuition deductable?

Special needs child goes to special needs school.  is tuition deductable?

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Vanessa
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My son has been diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disoroder. He goes to a private school that is specializing in this. Is tuition deductable?

Yes, Special Education is deductible if the primary purpose of the education is to overcome learning disabilities. 

https://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/p502.pdf

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Hal_Al
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My son has been diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disoroder. He goes to a private school that is specializing in this. Is tuition deductable?

But, it's only deductible as a medical expense an itemized deduction subject to the 7-1/2% of AGI threshold. For most taxpayers, this means it is really deductible.
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