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My wife's ex took us to court to pay for her son's college. He graduated two years ago. The court granted the ex-husband 100250 from us. can we deduct that for tax purposes
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Do not shoot the messenger but no. You can only deduct tuition if you paid it for a full time student in the current year. The tuition must be paid to the education institution and the student must be your dependent. To claim tuition expenses you would need 1098 tax form from college or school.

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