Kirkwood Community College

Kirkwood Community College Credit Catalog 2017-2018

American Opportunity Tax Credit

The American Opportunity Tax Credit is available to eligible students during their first four years of college or postsecondary education.

To be eligible, a student must be enrolled in a degree, certificate or other program leading to a recognized education credential and be enrolled at least halftime. Students listed as a dependent on another person’s tax return are not eligible for this credit.

Visit the Internal Revenue Service http://www.irs.gov/ website for complete information on current tax law.