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How will Student Loans Impact My Taxes?

If you have student loans, then you may be wondering how they will affect you at tax time.  The good news is that you ca...

How will financial aid impact my taxes?

Scholarships, grants, and fellowships (which fall under “gift aid”) are often described as “free money” since they don’t...

Can Grandparents Deduct College Tuition?

If grandparents will be helping with college tuition, there may be gift tax implications.

Do I Have to Wait Until Our Tax Return is Out to File FAFSA?

You may already know that the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, also known as the FAFSA, can be key to helping y...

Are there Estate Tax Benefits for 529 Plans?

If you are considering establishing a 529 college savings plan to finance a child’s higher education, then you may be wo...

Do I Have to Pay Taxes on My Financial Aid?

If you receive financial aid to pay for your - or your child’s - college education, then you may be wondering if you nee...

Can Parent PLUS Loans be Written Off on Your Taxes?

If you borrowed money in the form of a Parent PLUS Loan to finance your child’s college education, then you may be wonde...

Can I Use My 529 Plan for K-12 Expenses?

If you’re a parent saving for college, you may be using a 529 college savings plan. These plans, also known as Qualified...

What Happens to Parent PLUS Loans if You Die?

If you borrow money in the form of a Parent PLUS Loan to pay for your child’s college education, then you may be wonderi...

My Parent Doesn’t File a Tax Return- How Do I Fill Out My FAFSA?

If your parent or parents are not required to file taxes, then you may be wondering how that affects your ability to app...

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