Education Credits Products


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IMPORTANT NOTE: All links are to the most current publication available.

Electronic Resource Guides

(Note these are electronic only and available for download only; you cannot order)

Publication 5081, Education Credits Online Resource Guide-online flyer directing you to education credit resources.

Publication 4982, Tuition Statements Flyer--online flyer which provides information worth knowing to educational institutions about who has to file and how to file Form 1098-T, Tuition Statement.

Social Media

Tweets—do you have a Twitter Account? If so, tweet or retweet our informational messages or create your own. If not, find a link to create an account today.

.Education Credit Videos—post a link to the videos or play the videos on your closed circuit channel

Informational Flyers

Publication 4772, American Opportunity Tax Credit Flyer--Flyer promoting the American Opportunity Tax Credit for education. Also available in Chinese, Korean, Russian, Spanish & Vietnamese)

Informational Poster

 Publication 4772A, American Opportunity Tax Credit Poster

Technical Publications

Publication 970, Tax Benefits for Education--explains tax benefits that may be available for students and/or their families. Most benefits apply to higher education only. It covers:

  • Scholarships, grants and tuition reductions
  • Education credits, American Opportunity Tax Credit and the Lifetime Learning Credit
  • Student loan interest deduction
  • Student loan cancellations and repayment assistance
  • Tuition and Fees Deduction
  • Coverdell Education Savings Account-Coverdell ESA
  • Qualified tuition programs-QTP
  • Education exception to additional tax on early IRA distributions
  • Education savings bond program
  • Employer-provided educational assistance
  • Business deduction for work-related education


Publication 519, The U.S. Tax Guide for Aliens, helps to determine citizenship or residency status

Publication 929, Tax Rules for Children and Dependents

Forms & Instructions


Education Tax Credit Resources

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See the AOTC, the LLC and the Tuition Deduction criteria side by side on our Compare Education Credits and Tuition and Fees Deduction chart


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