TurboTax FAQ
TurboTax FAQ
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Can I claim education expenses for my dependent?

Yes, you can get a tax break for your dependent's education expenses.

If you paid the expenses, you might qualify for either the American Opportunity Credit, the Lifetime Learning Credit, or the tuition deduction

If your dependent paid for the education expenses, you can either claim the American Opportunity Credit or the Lifetime Learning Credit. You won't qualify for the tuition deduction if you didn't pay for the student's tuition.