The month of April means it is time to file your taxes. Families who have paid for college over the past year may be eligible for a tax break. Some people may be surprised to learn that you can claim education tax credits and deductions even if you paid for college expenses with a student loan or out of pocket. In this video, finance educator Alex Bickford highlights what to consider when looking at the handful of education-related tax benefits that may be available to families.

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Written by Alex Bickford
Alex Bickford is a college finance expert at College Coach. Before joining College Coach, Alex was a financial aid officer at Southern New Hampshire University and an educational financing account manager at Citizens Bank. Visit our website to learn more about Alex Bickford.