American Opportunity Tax Credit | Clover Park Technical College
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American Opportunity Tax Credit

CPTC TIN# 91-1523641

View your 2016 Form 1098-T information

Please note: Due to the processing schedules of the systems that provide the Student Kiosk, the Kiosk service is available from 6 a.m. to 11:30 p.m., Pacific time.

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If you were enrolled at least half-time at Clover Park Technical College and paid tuition or fees between Jan. 1 and Dec. 31, 2016 you may be eligible to participate in the “American Opportunity Tax Credit” and Lifetime Learning Federal Income Tax Credit.

Clover Park Technical College has created this webpage to provide you with information about tuition and fees that you paid during 2016. The information provided on this site is advisory only. All information provided through this service should be presented to your tax advisor for proper evaluation of your status.

If you attended less than half-time, or need clarification of the tax law regarding the “American Opportunity Tax Credit” federal tax credit, please see your tax advisor.

What is the American Opportunity Tax Credit?

It is available to students enrolled for at least half-time in a degree, diploma or certificate granting program during the first four years of post-secondary education.

It provides for a federal income tax credit up to $2,500 per student for qualified and related expenses (excluding those paid for by grants and financial aid) if you paid for college enrollment from Jan. 1 - Dec. 31 of the tax year.

The Hope Scholarship credit originally applied only to the first two years of college. Has that changed?

Yes. The American opportunity tax credit can be claimed for expenses for the first four years of post-secondary education.

What Is CPTC Doing?

  • 1098-T forms are mailed to students who may qualify.  The form includes the CPTC web address where you may view your detailed payment information, and also includes a telephone number to call for assistance.
  • Six PCs with web access are available for students to use in the Lobby of Building 17. A printer will allow you to print out your information.
  • You may also access the web using any computer lab on campus.