January 11, 2013
This document briefly summarizes the higher education-related tax provisions in the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 (H.R. 8), the so-called "fiscal cliff" bill signed into law by President Obama on Jan. 2, 2013.
American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012: Tax Provisions Impacting Higher Education
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April 15, 2015
Read comments submitted by ACE and 15 higher education associations outlining the importance of the various tax incentives students and families use to pay for college.
March 02, 2015
ACE and 11 other higher education associations sent a letter Feb. 27 to Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY) in support of his recently introduced bill to make a number of important reforms to the American Opportunity Tax Credit and Lifetime Learning Credit.
January 28, 2015
ACE and a group of nine higher education associations sent a letter yesterday to Rep. Lloyd Doggett (D-TX) strongly endorsing his American Opportunity Tax Credit Act of 2015, which makes important reforms to the AOTC and Lifetime Learning Credit.
December 17, 2014
The Senate yesterday approved an extension of $45 billion in expiring tax incentives, including several major provisions important to higher education before senators left town for the year and formally wrapped up the business of the 113th Congress.
July 21, 2014
The House of Representatives last week voted 277-130 to approve the America Gives More Act of 2014 (H.R. 4719), a package of five charitable giving tax provisions, including a permanent extension of the IRA Charitable Rollover.