TurboTax FAQ
TurboTax FAQ
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What's the income limit for education tax credits?

To qualify for the American Opportunity Credit, your 2016 modified adjusted income (MAGI) cannot exceed $90,000 for Single or Head of Household filers ($180,000 if Married Filing Jointly).

For the Lifetime Learning Credit, your 2016 MAGI cannot exceed $65,000 for Single or Head of Household filers ($131,000 if Married Filing Jointly).

The Tuition and Fees Deduction, is not a credit, but a deduction if you itemize. For 2016, your MAGI cannot exceed $80,000 for Single or Head of Household filers ($160,000 if Married Filing Jointly).
 


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