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house Bill H.R. 6455

American Opportunity Tax Credit Extension Act of 2010

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      Committee on Ways and Means
    IntroducedNovember 29th, 2010

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American Opportunity Tax Credit Extension Act of 2010

Official Title

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to permanently extend the American opportunity tax credit increases made to the Hope Scholarship Credit.


American Opportunity Tax Credit Extension Act of 2010 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to the Hope Scholarship tax credit, to: (1) make permanent increases in the amount of such tax credit; (2) allow such credit for the first four years of post-secondary education (currently, first two years); (3) include course materials in the definition of qualified tuition and related expenses for purposes of such credit; (4) increase adjusted gross income levels for purposes of determining eligibility for such credit and the lifetime learning tax credit; and (5) allow such credit as an offset against the alternative minimum tax (AMT).

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