Tag Archive: tax benefit

Aug 27 2015

Education Expenses: Tax Credits Can Help


With the start of another school year upon us, the Internal Revenue Service reminded parents and students that now is a good time to see if they will qualify for either of two college tax credits when they file their 2015 federal income tax returns. “Getting a higher education can be costly, but tax credits …

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Aug 07 2015

Student Loans: Pitfalls to Avoid


By Charlene Crowell/NNPA Columnist If you are a college student, a recent college graduate or even a college drop-out, student loan debt is not only likely, but probable. Among Black families, more than half – 52 percent – borrow for college costs, according to the Center for Responsible Lending (CRL). Additionally, paying off college loans …

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Jul 24 2013

Lone Star State: Tax breaks for job hunters

Summertime is the season that often leads to major life decisions, such as buying a home, moving or a job change. If you are looking for a new job that is in the same line of work, you may be able to deduct some of your job hunting expenses on your federal income tax return. …

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