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Tax Treatment of Interest on Student Loans

Student loans are a burden on many Americans, but thankfully there is a way to retrieve a portion of the money spent on the interest payments. For the interest on qualified education loans, the maximum deduction allowed for the taxable year is $2,500. 

Single Filers

Full Deduction < $70,000

No Deduction > $85,000

Joint Filers

Full Deduction < $145,000

No Deduction > $175,000

Source: Fidelity.com

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