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Tax-Free Gifts in 2014

Every year each individual is allowed to give an unlimited number of tax-free gifts. For 2014, that gift amount is $14,000. Also, direct payments of tuition to educational institutions or direct payments of medical care to providers made on behalf of another person are not subject to...  Read More

Taxpayers Claiming Education Credits Wait Until February To File

With all of the changes to the tax code that were signed earlier this year the IRS is scrambling to catch up.  If you are a taxpayer that claims one of the education tax credits- the American Opportunities Credit and the Lifetime Learning Credit- using Form 8863 you will need to wait...  Read More

529 Savings Plan Post for Kveller

I am so excited to share with everyone the post I wrote for Kveller.com!  This post is about 529 savings plans for paying for education.  Find the article here.  Follow Kveller on Facebook or Twitter.  Watch for additional posts from yours truly!!!...  Read More