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My son (who is in college) lives with his mom and she claims

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My son (who is in college) lives with his mom and she claims him as a dependent. I pay for his room and board at school. Is there any way I can use this as a deduction on my teax return?



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I'm sorry, but if his mom claims him as a dependent, than you can't any education deductions or credits. I have enclosed the IRS Pub 970 on this topic for Tax Benefits for Education.


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