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I'm not sure why I'm not eligible for an education tax break

 
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I'm not sure why I'm not eligible for an education tax break

When you get to the end of the Education section, TurboTax will give reasons why you didn't qualify for a credit.

Generally, if you have educations expenses paid out-of-pocket (or with loans) that exceed scholarships/grants, you could qualify for a credit.

If you received a 1098-T, the Box 1 or Box 2 amount must be greater than the Box 5 amount.

Here's more info about qualifying for the credit: 

https://ttlc.intuit.com/replies/6541803



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I'm not sure why I'm not eligible for an education tax break

When you get to the end of the Education section, TurboTax will give reasons why you didn't qualify for a credit.

Generally, if you have educations expenses paid out-of-pocket (or with loans) that exceed scholarships/grants, you could qualify for a credit.

If you received a 1098-T, the Box 1 or Box 2 amount must be greater than the Box 5 amount.

Here's more info about qualifying for the credit: 

https://ttlc.intuit.com/replies/6541803



Edited 4/14/18 11:09 am

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