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If my child's grandparents paid for college books and supplies can I claim those as deductions from my taxes since she is my dependent or do the grandparents?

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The grandparents paid for college books and supplies from the 529 they set up for my child.

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The first step to verify if the child is your dependent

I am attaching basic rules and tests for determination.

If the child is YOUR dependent - you may use any educational expenses for calculating the credit - regardless who paid these expenses.

Let me know if you need any help with determination.

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