Education expense optimization FAQs (1040)

Alerts and notices

The Education Expense Optimization utility is currently disabled because the tuition and fees tax deduction has expired. If the deduction is extended, the utility will again be available.

The following includes answers to common questions about education expense optimization.

What is education expense optimization?

How do I access the Education Expense Optimization utility?

If I do not want to use the Education Expense Optimization utility, how do I enter qualified expenses for the tuition and fees deduction and education credits?

How do I enter education expenses for a student who attended multiple schools?