미국 유학생 대학생 학비환급 & 학비 돌려받기

 

학비환급)
2013년도는 신청 마감 되었습니다.

현재 2014년 2015년 2016년 신청하실 수 있습니다.

■ 2009년 오바마 정부로 바뀐 이후부터 신청가능한 새로운 학비환급 제도 입니다.

■ Resident (시민권, 영주권, F-1 5년이상 거주, J-1 2년이상 등등)에 해당되는 경우 받을 수 있습니다.

미국에서 college, undergrad , university, 직업학교 에 다니시고 학비를 내셨다면 학비 환급을 신청 하실수 있습니다. 이 신청에 관심이 있으신 분들은 페이스북 메세지로 연락 주시기 바랍니다.

 

What is The American opportunity tax credit (AOTC)?

The American opportunity tax credit (AOTC) is a credit for qualified education expenses paid for an eligible student for the first four years of higher education. You can get a maximum annual credit of $2,500 per eligible student. If the credit brings the amount of tax you owe to zero, you can have 40 percent of any remaining amount of the credit (up to $1,000) refunded to you.

 

The amount of the credit is 100 percent of the first $2,000 of qualified education expenses you paid for each eligible student and 25 percent of the next $2,000 of qualified education expenses you paid for that student. But, if the credit pays your tax down to zero, you can have 40 percent of the remaining amount of the credit (up to $1,000) refunded to you.

 

Who is an eligible student for AOTC?

To be eligible for AOTC, the student must:

 

*Academic Period can be semesters, trimesters, quarters or any other period of study such as a summer school session. The schools determine the academic periods. For schools that use clock or credit hours and do not have academic terms, the payment period may be treated as an academic period.

 

Claiming the credit

Generally, students receive a Form 1098-T Tuition Statement, from their school by January 31. This statement helps you figure your credit. The form will have an amount in either box 1 or 2 to show the amounts received or billed during the year. But, this amount may not be the amount you can claim. See qualified education expenses for more information on what amount to claim.

Check the Form 1098-T to make sure it is correct. If it isn’t correct or you do not receive the form, contact your school.

To claim AOTC, you must complete the Form 8863 and attach the completed form to your Form 1040 or Form 1040A.

 

Be careful claiming the AOTC

Make sure you are qualified before claiming the credit. And, make sure you keep copies of all the documents you used to find out if you qualify and determine the amount of your credit. If the IRS audits your return and finds your AOTC claim is incorrect and you don’t have the documents to show you qualified, you must pay back the amount of the AOTC you received in error with interest. The IRS may also charge you an accuracy or a fraud penalty. Or, you can be banned from claiming the AOTC for two to ten years.