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Subject: Deductions/Credits for Tuition ? Date: 1/17/2000 3:19 PM
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I took a few courses in my community college for the first time this year. I paid for the tuition and other expenses (books, lab supplies etc) with my personal savings. Is there any tax credit or deduction I can use on my Federal Income Taxes? What expenses are eligible and what documentation should I have, beside receipts? Is the college required to send me any Federal form like W-2 or 1099?

I normally use the standard deduction as I don't have enough deductions to itemize. Will I be able to use the education deductions/credits (if any)with standard deduction or do I have to itemize?

Thanks for your help.
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