You should have received a 1098-T form from the technical institute school. A 1098-T is required for most education credits You may be able to claim a Tuition and Fees deduction if you are eligible for that.
You should ask his school why they don't issue a 1098-T form, since virtually all accredited colleges and universities do. You may qualify for an exception to the requirement to have a 1098-T.
To enter the tuition you paid, please follow these steps:
- On the Deductions & Credits screen, in the Education section, click the Start/Update box next to Expenses and Scholarships (Form 1098-T)
- Continue through the interview and you will come to a screen, OK, let's see if you qualify for an exception.
- Check the exceptions listed and if you qualify, mark the radio button, I qualify for an exception and click Continue.
- You will be asked about expenses for tuition and other items. TurboTax will calculate the credit or deduction that gives you the most benefit.