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    IntroducedMay 21st, 2009

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Official Title

A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to conform the definitions of qualifying expenses for purposes of education tax benefits.


Amends the Internal Revenue Code to provide a uniform definition of higher education expenses for purposes of provisions allowing for: (1) penalty-free distributions from individual retirement accounts (IRAs) for education expenses; (2) tax exclusions for the value of college scholarships and for income from U.S. savings bonds used to pay education expenses; (3) the tax deduction for qualified tuition and related expenses; and (4) qualified tuition programs.

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