Science is honing in on better ways to treat chronic pain. Read about it in this AARP series.
by Carole Fleck, AARP Bulletin, November 24, 2010
Q. My daughter enrolled in an undergraduate program in September. Can I get a tax break to help me pay her college costs?
A. The American Opportunity Tax Credit, available since 2009, gives income-qualifying families a tax break of up to $2,500 per year for undergraduate students. But the break, part of President Obama's stimulus package, is only temporary — the credit expires in 2010. Now the president is calling on Congress to make it permanent and apply to all four years of college expenses.
Carole Fleck is a senior editor at the AARP Bulletin.
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