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We pay our sons Rent while he is away at college. Is that rental payment an expense that I can deduct? If someone has the IRS data they could share.

 
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Hal_Al
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We pay our sons Rent while he is away at college. Is that rental payment an expense that I can deduct? If someone has the IRS data they could share.

No, room & board, even off campus, is not a qualified expenses for an education deduction or credit.

There is an exception for 529 plans.

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Hal_Al
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We pay our sons Rent while he is away at college. Is that rental payment an expense that I can deduct? If someone has the IRS data they could share.

No, room & board, even off campus, is not a qualified expenses for an education deduction or credit.

There is an exception for 529 plans.

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