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Basics of Taxes, Part 4: Tax Benefits for College Students

By | May 13th, 2016|Categories: Potpourri of Tax Topics|Tags: , , , |

there are several tax benefits for college students, including: 1) American Opportunity Credit, 2) Lifetime Learning Credit, 3) Deduction for tuition and fees, 4) Deduction for student loan interest

Basics of Taxes, Part 3: Filing Status and Tax Credits

By | May 9th, 2016|Categories: Potpourri of Tax Topics|Tags: , , , |

In this part, we’ll talk more about the mechanics of filing your tax return. This includes things such as choosing a filing status and deciding which form to use.

Basics of Taxes, Part 2: How to File

By | April 27th, 2016|Categories: Potpourri of Tax Topics|Tags: , |

This is an excerpt from a presentation I give to college students about the basics of income taxes. The presentation and this series of blog posts are geared toward college students and their typical tax situations.