Preface
 
Introduction
 
The New Federal Tuition Tax
 
Description of State Policy Alternatives
 
Recommendations
 
Conclusion
 
Appendix
 
Endnotes
 
Selected Bibliography
 
About the National Center
 
State-by-State Data

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Federal Tuition Tax Credits
And State Higher Education Policy

A Guide For State Policy Makers

 

By Kristin D. Conklin

 

December 1998

 

The National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education


CONTENTS
     
PREFACE
     
INTRODUCTION
 
THE NEW FEDERAL TUITION TAX: PROVISIONS REGARDING POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION
    Overview
    Existing Federal Student Aid Programs
    Which Students Benefit from the New Tax Provisions?
    How Does Eligibility for the Tax Credits Vary by State?
 
DESCRIPTION OF STATE POLICY ALTERNATIVES
    Take No Action
    Change Tuition Policies
    Adjust Existing State Student Financial Aid Programs
    Modify the Existing State Tax Code
    Encourage Maximum Knowledge and Use of the Tax Provisions
 
RECOMMENDATIONS AND CONSIDERATIONS FOR STATE POLICY
     
CONCLUSION
     
APPENDIX: TABLES
 
ENDNOTES
     
SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
 
ABOUT THE NATIONAL CENTER FOR PUBLIC POLICY AND HIGHER EDUCATION
     
STATE-BY-STATE FEDERAL TAX CREDIT DATA
     
     
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