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File 1040ez for free 1. File 1040ez for free   Scholarships, Fellowships, Grants, and Tuition Reductions Table of Contents Reminder Introduction Scholarships and FellowshipsTax-Free Scholarships and Fellowships Taxable Scholarships and Fellowships Reporting Scholarships and Fellowships Other Types of Educational AssistanceFulbright Grants Pell Grants and Other Title IV Need-Based Education Grants Payment to Service Academy Cadets Veterans' Benefits Qualified Tuition Reduction Reminder Individual retirement arrangements (IRAs). File 1040ez for free  You can set up and make contributions to an IRA if you receive taxable compensation. File 1040ez for free Under this rule, a taxable scholarship or fellowship is compensation only if it is shown in box 1 of your Form W-2, Wage and Tax Statement. File 1040ez for free For more information about IRAs, see Publication 590. File 1040ez for free Introduction This chapter discusses the income tax treatment of various types of educational assistance you may receive if you are studying, teaching, or researching in the United States. File 1040ez for free The educational assistance can be for a primary or secondary school, a college or university, or a vocational school. File 1040ez for free Included are discussions of: Scholarships, Fellowships, Need-based education grants, such as a Pell Grant, and Qualified tuition reductions. File 1040ez for free Many types of educational assistance are tax free if they meet the requirements discussed here. File 1040ez for free Special rules apply to U. File 1040ez for free S. File 1040ez for free citizens and resident aliens who have received scholarships or fellowships for studying, teaching, or researching abroad. File 1040ez for free For information about these rules, see Publication 54, Tax Guide for U. File 1040ez for free S. 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File 1040ez for free   An eligible educational institution is one whose primary function is the presentation of formal instruction and that normally maintains a regular faculty and curriculum and normally has a regularly enrolled body of students in attendance at the place where it carries on its educational activities. File 1040ez for free Qualified education expenses. File 1040ez for free   For purposes of tax-free scholarships and fellowships, these are expenses for: Tuition and fees required to enroll at or attend an eligible educational institution, and Course-related expenses, such as fees, books, supplies, and equipment that are required for the courses at the eligible educational institution. File 1040ez for free These items must be required of all students in your course of instruction. File 1040ez for free Expenses that do not qualify. File 1040ez for free   Qualified education expenses do not include the cost of: Room and board, Travel, Research, Clerical help, or Equipment and other expenses that are not required for enrollment in or attendance at an eligible educational institution. File 1040ez for free Payment for services. File 1040ez for free   Generally, you cannot exclude from your gross income the part of any scholarship or fellowship that represents payment for teaching, research, or other services required as a condition for receiving the scholarship. File 1040ez for free This applies even if all candidates for a degree must perform the services to receive the degree. File 1040ez for free (See exceptions next. File 1040ez for free ) Exceptions. 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