Internal Revenue Service United States Department of the Treasury
Level Basic Advanced Military International

Education Credits Workout

Choosing Between the Credits

Topic Activity

How Would You Respond?

Molly is not sure whether she should claim the American opportunity credit or the lifetime learning credit for her daughter Tabitha, who is enrolled at an accredited university. Follow along in the conversation, and think about the questions you would ask Molly.

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Molly and Tabitha.