Overview of present law and issues relating to tax and savings incentives for education
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Overview of present law and issues relating to tax and savings incentives for education scheduled for a public hearing before the Senate Committee on Finance on March 3, 1999 by

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Published by Joint Committee on Taxation in [Washington, D.C .
Written in English


  • Tuition tax credits -- Law and legislation -- United States,
  • Income tax deductions for educational expenses -- United States,
  • Education savings accounts -- United States,
  • Education -- Finance -- Law and legislation -- United States

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Statementprepared by the staff of the Joint Committee on Taxation
ContributionsUnited States. Congress. Joint Committee on Taxation
The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
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Open LibraryOL14546496M

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Federal tax benefits provided to tax exempt colleges and universities and various education-related tax incentives. 1 This document may be cited as follows: Joint Committee on Taxation, Present Law and Background Relating to Tax Exemptions and Incentives for . document is limited to a general analysis of the issues relating to the proposals. 1 This document may be cited as follows: Joint Committee on Taxation, Overview of Present Law and Analysis Relating to Selected Provisions of the President’s Individual Inc ome Tax Proposals (JCX), Ma ‘‘Overview of Present Law and Economic Analysis Relating to Tax and Savings Incentives for Education,’’ Febru , JCX–1– Any other priority for which we intend to tax American citizens, it seems to me, ought to be secondary to educational pursuits be-cause their . There is unrelenting pressure, particularly on taxation authorities in developing and transition countries, to design tax incentives to attract foreign investment. Although experience shows that justification for the use of such incentives can be found only in limited circumstances, policy makers everywhere continue to confer tax benefits on Cited by:

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Education savings bond program. For , the amount of your education savings bond interest exclusion is gradually reduced (phased out) if your MAGI is between $81, and $96, ($, and $, if you file a joint return). You can't exclude any of the interest if your MAGI is $96, or more ($, or more if you file a joint return). ADVERTISEMENTS: Incentives for Saving and Incentives for Investment! Type # 1 Incentive for Saving: The importance of capital formation, hence, of the saving/Investment rate for economic deve­lopment, has been pointed out. But many deve­loping countries score rather little in raising the rate of capital formation—thereby vindicating Nurkse’s statement: “A country is poor because it is.   The federal income tax code is riddled with complex provisions concerning children. Families with children qualify for and receive substantial assistance, but the provisions are difficult for parents to understand and for the IRS to administer. This article proposes making uniform the definition of child under regardless of student status for the key child benefits: the earned income. SUMMARY OF EDUCATIONAL INCENTIVES A. TAX SHELTERED SAVINGS 1. EE U.S. Savings Bonds (casebook ) EE U.S. savings bonds do not pay interest annually; the interest accumulates and is paid when the bond is redeemed. The interest is excluded from gross income if used for qualified education expenses.