Tax Reform Coalition Urges Refocus of Tuition Tax Breaks on Vulnerable Families


A coalition of groups called Consortium for Higher Education Tax Reform sent in a report and letter to Congress that calls for eliminating three of the federal tax benefits for education while extending the American Opportunity Tax Credit and making it refundable.

The coalition wants to enable families to receive the American Opportunity Tax Credit when tuition is due, rather than at tax season, and to stop tax breaks to colleges that fall short in meeting minimum access and completion standards.


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