Submitted By: someone
Answered: August 20, 2019 12:00 am

I have an extension for my 2018 income tax return. Has the above-the-line deduction for tuition and fees been extended?

The deduction from gross income (no itemizing required) for tuition and fees expired at the end of 2017. However, there is still some hope that it may be extended retroactively for 2018. And there is some talk that it will also be extended for 2019. If so, information will appear on

Tax Glossary

Cash method of accounting

Reporting income when actually or constructively received and deducting expenses when paid. Certain businesses may not use the cash method.

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