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Basics of Taxes, Part 6: Wrap-up Post

By | May 23rd, 2016|Categories: Potpourri of Tax Topics|Tags: |

Over the last 6 weeks, I’ve written about the basics of taxes from the perspective of a college student. Since the posts were spread out, here’s a summary with links to each piece.

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 1: Who Has to File

By | April 11th, 2016|Categories: Potpourri of Tax Topics|Tags: , |

There are two reasons why a college student would file a tax return: 1) You’re required by law to file a tax return because your income was above certain limits, and 2) You’re owed a refund