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Is Tuition for Christian Schools Deductible in Iowa?

By | May 2nd, 2017|Categories: Potpourri of Tax Topics|Tags: , |

Short answer: the tuition is not "deductible," but some of the tuition might qualify for the Iowa "Tuition and Textbook Credit."

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Iowa Tuition & Textbook Credit and Private Religious Schools

By | July 28th, 2016|Categories: State Taxes|Tags: , |

For years, I have told my clients that they couldn't take the Iowa Tuition & Textbook Credit if they sent their kids to a private religious school. Iowa law states that the credit can not be taken for tuition expenses related to the teaching of religious doctrines. A client challenged me on this, and I now see that I was wrong.

Glossary: Iowa Tuition & Textbook Credit

By | March 28th, 2016|Categories: State Taxes|Tags: , , |

The Iowa tuition and textbook credit is a tax credit available on Iowa tax returns for qualifying expenses paid for K-12 education of a taxpayers' dependents. Almost any expense counts toward the credit. I went into more detail in this blog post from 2013. I generally tell people that only expenses paid to a public school, [...]

From the Archives: Iowa Tuition and Textbook Credit and Back-to-School Shopping

By | August 8th, 2014|Categories: From the Archives, State Taxes|Tags: , |

Iowa provides a tax credit for the purchase of school supplies.

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Iowa Tuition and Textbook Credit and Back-to-School Shopping

By | August 6th, 2013|Categories: State Taxes|Tags: , , |

The Iowa "Tuition and Textbook Credit" is available for required school purchases.