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Federal Tax Provisions Affecting Colleges and Universities

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Federal Tax Provisions Affecting Colleges and Universities

March 01, 2013

The federal tax code impacts colleges and universities’ missions through provisions affecting aid to students, incentives for charitable giving, tax-exempt financing, unrelated business income, and the R&D tax credit. This brief document, prepared by ACE and the Association of American Universities, gives an overview of these key higher education-related provisions.

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