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Index of Publication 970 - Tax Benefits for EducationTOC
Academic period:
American opportunity credit, Academic period.
Lifetime learning credit, Academic period.
Student loan interest deduction, Academic period.
Additional tax:
Qualified tuition program (QTP), on taxable distributions, Additional Tax on Taxable Distributions
Adjusted qualified education expenses, See: Qualified education expenses
American opportunity credit:
Coordination with Coverdell ESA distributions, Worksheet 7-3, at the end of this chapter,...
Coordination with qualified tuition program (QTP) distributions, Coordination With American Opportunity and Lifetime Learning Credits
Eligible student, To claim the American opportunity credit,...
Requirements (Figure 2-2), Figure 2-2
Overview of American opportunity credit (Table 2-1), Table 2-1. Overview of the American Opportunity...
Armed Forces Health Professions Scholarship and Financial Assistance Program, The Armed Forces Health Professions Scholarship...
Assistance, See: Tax help
Bar review course, Bar or CPA Review Course
Bonds, education savings, See: Education savings bond program
Business deduction for work-related education, (Business deduction for work-related education), Business Deduction for Work-Related Education
Allocating meal reimbursements, Allocating your reimbursements for meals.
Double benefit not allowed, No Double Benefit Allowed
Temporary absence to acquire education, Education during temporary absence.
Cancellation of student loan, See: Student loan cancellation
Candidate for a degree:
Scholarships and fellowship grants, Candidate for a degree.
Change of designated beneficiary:
Qualified tuition program, Changing the Designated Beneficiary
Comprehensive or bundled fees:
American opportunity credit, Comprehensive or bundled fees.
Lifetime learning credit, Comprehensive or bundled fees.
Conventions outside U.S., Cruises and conventions.
Coverdell education savings account (ESA), Coverdell Education Savings Account (ESA), Worksheet 7-3, at the end of this chapter,..., Before Derek can determine the taxable portion...
Assets to be distributed at age 30 or death of beneficiary, When Assets Must Be Distributed
Coordination with American opportunity and lifetime learning credits, The American opportunity or lifetime learning...
Coordination with qualified tuition program (QTP), Coordination With Qualified Tuition Program (QTP) Distributions
Divorce, transfer due to, Transfer Because of Divorce
Figuring taxable portion of distribution, Figuring the Taxable Portion of a Distribution
Figuring the taxable earnings in required distribution, How To Figure the Taxable Earnings
Transfers, Rollovers
CPA review course, Bar or CPA Review Course
American opportunity, See: American opportunity credit
Lifetime learning, See: Lifetime learning credit
Cruises, educational, Cruises and conventions.
Disabilities, persons with:
Distributions, See: specific benefit
Coverdell ESA transfer due to, Transfer Because of Divorce
Expenses paid under decree:
Double benefit not allowed:
American opportunity credit, No Double Benefit Allowed
Lifetime learning credit, No Double Benefit Allowed
Student loan interest deduction, No Double Benefit Allowed
Work-related education, No Double Benefit Allowed
Education loans, See: Student loan interest deduction
Education savings account, See: Coverdell education savings account (ESA)
Educational assistance, employer-provided, See: Employer-provided educational assistance
Eligible educational institution:
American opportunity credit, Eligible educational institution.
Cancellation of student loan, Eligible educational institution.
Early distributions from IRAs, Eligible educational institution.
Education savings bond program, Eligible educational institution.
Lifetime learning credit, Eligible educational institution.
Qualified tuition program (QTP), Eligible Educational Institution
Student loan cancellation, Eligible educational institution.
Student loan interest deduction, Eligible educational institution.
Eligible elementary or secondary school:
Eligible student:
Student loan interest deduction, Eligible student.
Deducting work-related education expenses, Employees
Expenses, See: specific benefit
Family members, beneficiary:
Qualified tuition program (QTP), Members of the beneficiary's family.
Fellowship grants, See: Scholarships and fellowship grants
Figures, See: Tables and figures
Form 1098-E:
Form 1098-T:
American opportunity credit, Form 1098-T.
Lifetime learning credit, Form 1098-T.
Form 1099-R:
Early distributions from IRAs, By January 31, 2018, the payer of your IRA...
Form 8863:
Half-time student:
American opportunity credit, Enrolled at least half-time.
Coverdell ESA, Half-time student.
Early distributions from IRAs, Half-time student.
Student loan interest deduction, Enrolled at least half-time.
Impairment-related work expenses:
Work-related education deduction, Impairment-Related Work Expenses
Individual retirement arrangements (IRAs), Coverdell Education Savings Account (ESA)
Early distributions, See: Early distributions from IRAs
Lifetime learning credit, Differences between the American opportunity and lifetime learning credits.
Coordination with qualified tuition program (QTP) distributions, Coordination With American Opportunity and Lifetime Learning Credits
Qualifying to claim (Figure 3-1), Figure 3-1
Cancellation, See: Student loan cancellation
Capitalized interest on student loan, Capitalized interest.
Origination fees on student loan, Loan origination fee.
Qualified education expenses paid with:
Lifetime learning credit, Paid with borrowed funds.
Losses, deducting:
Qualified tuition program (QTP), Losses on QTP Investments
Luxury water transportation, Cruises and conventions.
Nonaccountable plans:
Work-related education, Nonaccountable Plans
Qualified education expenses:
Early distributions from IRAs, Qualified education expenses.
Education savings bond program, Qualified education expenses.
Expenses not qualified:
Lifetime learning credit, Expenses That Don't Qualify
Qualified tuition program (QTP), Qualified Education Expenses
Scholarships and fellowship grants, Qualified education expenses.
Student loan interest deduction, Qualified Education Expenses
Qualified elementary and secondary education expenses:
Qualified employer plans:
Student loan interest deduction not allowed, Qualified employer plan.
Qualified tuition reduction, Qualified Tuition Reduction, How To Report
Qualifying work-related education, You can deduct the costs of qualifying work-related..., All teaching and related duties are considered...
Determining if qualified (Figure 11-1), Figure 12-1
Recordkeeping requirements:
Refinanced and consolidated student loans, Interest on refinanced and consolidated student loans.
Refinanced student loans, Refinanced Loan
Related persons:
Qualified tuition program (QTP), Members of the beneficiary's family.
Student loan interest deduction, Related person.
Repayment programs, See: Student loan repayment assistance
Early distributions from IRAs, By January 31, 2018, the payer of your IRA...
Education savings bond program, Claiming the Exclusion
Lifetime learning credit, Claiming the Credit
Scholarships and fellowship grants, taxable, Reporting Scholarships and Fellowship Grants
Student loan interest deduction, Claiming the Deduction
Tuition reduction, taxable, How To Report
Revolving lines of credit, interest on, Interest on revolving lines of credit.
Coverdell ESA, Rollovers
Section 501(c)(3) organizations, See: Student loan cancellation
Section 529 program, See: Qualified tuition program (QTP)
Self-employed persons:
Deducting work-related education expenses, Self-Employed Persons
Service academy cadets, Payment to Service Academy Cadets
Sports, games, hobbies, and noncredit courses:
Education savings bond program, Tuition and fees required to enroll at or...
Standard mileage rate:
State prepaid education accounts, See: Qualified tuition program (QTP)
Student loan interest deduction:
Income level, effect on amount of deduction, Effect of the Amount of Your Income on the Amount of Your Deduction
Not included as interest, Don't Include as Interest
Qualified employer plans, Qualified employer plan.
Related persons, Related person.
Third party interest payments, Interest paid by others.
When interest must be paid, When Must Interest Be Paid?
Surviving spouse:
Tables and figures:
American opportunity credit:
Eligible student requirements (Figure 2-2), Figure 2-2
Coverdell ESAs:
Contributions to (Table 7-2), Table 7-2. Coverdell ESA Contributions at...
Education credits:
Overview of American opportunity credit (Table 2-1), Table 2-1. Overview of the American Opportunity...
Overview of lifetime learning credit (Table 3-1), Table 3-1.   Overview of the Lifetime Learning Credit for 2017
Lifetime learning credit:
Qualifying to claim (Figure 3-1), Figure 3-1
Scholarships and fellowship grants, taxability of (Table 1-1), Tax-Free Scholarships and Fellowship Grants
Student loan interest deduction:
Work-related education, qualifying (Figure 112-1), Figure 12-1
Tax-free educational assistance:
American opportunity credit, Tax-free educational assistance.
Education savings bond program, Adjusted qualified education expenses.
Lifetime learning credit, Tax-free educational assistance.
Qualified tuition program (QTP), This amount is the total qualified education...
Work-related education, Tax-free educational assistance.
Temporary-basis student, transportation expenses of, Temporary basis.
Coverdell ESA, Rollovers
Transportation expenses:
Travel expenses:
Not deductible as form of education, Travel as Education
Work-related education, Travel Expenses
TTY/TDD information, How To Get Tax Help
Tuition reduction:
American opportunity credit, Tuition reduction.
Lifetime learning credit, Tuition reduction.
U.S. savings bonds, Qualified U.S. savings bonds.
Unclaimed reimbursement:
Work-related education, Unclaimed reimbursement.
Coverdell ESA:
Contribution limit (Worksheet 6-2), To figure the limit on the amount you can...
MAGI, calculation of (Worksheet 6-1), Worksheet 7-1. MAGI for a Coverdell ESA
Lifetime learning credit MAGI calculation (Worksheet 3-1), Exclusion of income by bona fide residents...
Scholarships and fellowship grants, taxable income (Worksheet 1-1), Worksheet 1-1. Taxable Scholarship and Fellowship...
Student loan interest deduction (Worksheet 4-1), Worksheet 4-1. Student Loan Interest Deduction Worksheet