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by Kathryn Flynn
According to a new survey from Kaplan Test Prep, today’s college applicants should be careful what they post to Facebook and Instagram.
We conduct this survey annually to shed light on the college savings behavior of parents and grandparents, with a particular focus on usage of and beliefs about 529 college savings plans.
Withdrawing 529 funds - nondependent with loans
It is my understanding that I can withdraw funds from the 529 account that I have set up for my son against student loans that have been incurred in the same year. He has taken out loans of $20,000 this year so I assume I can withdraw $20,000 from the 529 I have set up with him as the beneficiary? Is the true? If so, what documentation do I need for tax purposes that the money was withdrawn in the same year as the loan for college expenses? One more question. For the first time, my son is no longer my dependent for tax return purposes. Does this affect my ability to withdraw this 529 money? Discuss
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