Business Tax Recovery Logo


Tax Credit Consulting: Education Credits Martinsburg WV

Just about any expense that is required for your attendance is eligible for the credit. Room and board are not covered, nor is insurance or any type of expense for optional activities at school.

Cindy S. Everly (RFC®), CPA
(301) 582-0765
10709 Timothy Drive
Williamsport, MD
Company
Cindy S. Everly, CPA/Financial Planner
Qualifications
Education: BA
Years of Experience: 15
Membership
IARFC, AICPA
Services
Invoice, Estate Planning, Business Planning, Portfolio Management, Trustee Service, Pension Planning, Retirement Planning, Tax Planning, Tax Returns, Employee Benefits, Stocks and Bonds, Mutual Funds, CD Banking, Business Coach, Compensation Plans

Data Provided by:
Liberty Tax Service
(866) 871-1040
411 W King St
Martinsburg, WV

Data Provided by:
H&R Block
(304) 229-0317
372 Middleway Pike Ste E
Inwood, WV

Data Provided by:
H&R Block
(304) 725-4603
71 JEFFERSON CROSSING WAY STE E
CHARLES TOWN, WV

Data Provided by:
H&R Block
(304) 258-8777
318 N WASHINGTON ST
BERKELEY SPRINGS, WV

Data Provided by:
David P. Pankiw (RFC®), MSFS
(301) 790-3599
240 S Potomac St Ste 204
Hagerstown, MD
Company
CUBIC Financial Advisors
Qualifications
Education: BS
Years of Experience: 25
Membership
IARFC
Services
Invoice, Estate Planning, Business Planning, Portfolio Management, Trustee Service, Pension Planning, Executive Compensation Planning, Retirement Planning, Medicaid Planning, Tax Planning, Tax Returns, Seminars Work, Family Offices, Stocks and Bonds, Mutual Funds, Mortgage Loans, CD Banking, Annuities, Life Insurance, Disability Income Insurance, Long Term Care Insurance, Charitable Planning, BuySell, Compensation Plans

Data Provided by:
H&R Block
(304) 267-8261
307 W KING ST
MARTINSBURG, WV

Data Provided by:
Liberty Tax Service
(866) 871-1040
324 W Washington St
Charles Town, WV

Data Provided by:
H&R Block
(301) 432-5880
702 CHASE SIX BLVD
BOONSBORO, MD

Data Provided by:
Liberty Tax Service
(866) 871-1040
53 Eastern Blvd N
Hagerstown, MD

Data Provided by:
Data Provided by:

Tax Credit Consulting: Education Credits

Education Credits

There are two basic education credits available. They are the Hope Credit and the Lifetime Learning Credit.

The two Education Credits are the Hope Credit and the Lifetime Learning Credit. They are paid on expenses that are incurred by you or your spouse or your dependents. Only one of the two Credits may be taken on any individual student in any given Tax year. The actual amount of the credit is determined by using your qualified tuition and related expenses and considering the limitations based on your adjusted gross income (AGI).

Just about any expense that is required for your attendance is eligible for the credit. Room and board are not covered, nor is insurance or any type of expense for optional activities at school. Things like books and student activity fees are acceptable as long as they are required as a condition of the program that is required. The Credits are normally claimed on Form 8863 which gives the instructions and the limitations for claiming the Education Credit.

The Hope Credit applies only to qualified students in the first two years of an undergraduate program or similar type of vocational school. Usually, if the school qualifies to offer Federal Student Aid programs, it will be qualified for purposes of the Hope Credit. The Credit may only be taken during those two years, and can not be combined with the Lifetime Learning Credit. The Lifetime Learning Credit can be taken any number of years, not only in certain ones like the Hope Credit. The only requirement is that the program is leading to a certain job goal, or is for advancement within an already existing job field.

The credits are subject to limitations. They are designed to give a tax break to lower income students and their families. The assumption is that higher income families will have made other investment decisions to finance educational expense and would not need the tax relief as much. Regardless of the fairness of this policy, the Lifetime Lear...

Click here to read the rest of this article from BusinessTaxRecovery.com