Quick Answer: Can You Claim Your Child’s College Tuition On Your Taxes?

Yes, paying for your son’s College tuition is deductible.

Educational institutions you paid tuition to should send you this form by January 31.

Yes, you can still claim your son as a dependent under the Qualifying Child rules.

Your son can also file his tax return and receive a refund of the taxes withheld.

Can I deduct my child’s college tuition 2018?

For 2018, you can claim the American Opportunity Tax Credit of up to $2,500 if your student is in his or her first four years of college and your income doesn’t exceed $160,000 if you are married filing a joint return ($80,000 for single taxpayers).

Can I deduct my child’s college tuition 2019?

The Tuition and Fees Deduction

The deduction for tuition and fees is not available for the 2018 tax year. Those are the taxes you file in early 2019. If your modified adjusted gross income is above $80,000 (or above $160,000 for joint filers), you can’t qualify for the deduction.

What college costs are tax deductible?

Tuition and fees deduction

Under current IRS rules, all tuition and education-related fees are tax-deductible, up to $4,000. This includes tuitions or fees paid for yourself, your spouse, or a dependent.

Can I claim my daughter’s tuition on my taxes?

If you can claim your daughter as a dependent, you can claim an education credit or tuition and fees deduction.