Education Credits Products


IMPORTANT NOTE: All links are to the most current electronic publications. The publications are for download only; you cannot order.

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Electronic Resource Guides

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

Publication 4982 PDF, 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

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Informational Flyers

Publication 4772 PDF, American Opportunity Tax Credit Flyer-- an online flyer promoting the American Opportunity Tax Credit for education. Also available in Spanish PDF.


Technical Publications

Publication 970 PDF, 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
  • 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 PDF, The U.S. Tax Guide for Aliens, helps to determine citizenship or residency status


Forms & Instructions

Education Tax Credit Resources

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