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If i file married filing seperately because my divorce was not final until 2018 can I not take the tuition credit

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I have to file married filing seperately because my divorce was not final until 2018. does that mean i do not qualify for my tuition credit

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I was a full time student

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Unfortunately, when you use the married filing separate status, you cannot take any education credits/deductions.

I wish I had better news for you.

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