Qualified expenses for education credits FAQs (1040)

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The following includes answers to common questions about qualified expenses for education credits.

How does the American Opportunity Tax Credit (AOTC) differ from the Lifetime Learning Credit?

What education expenses qualify for the American Opportunity Tax Credit (AOTC)?

What are qualified expenses?

If the student was an undergraduate during the tax year and became a graduate student that same year, would the student qualify for the credit?

When a student attended more than one school, why doesn't UltraTax/1040 add together the scholarship, grants, and expenses for all schools to figure the total amount of qualified expenses and taxable scholarships?

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