Your Student Gateway
to the US Government
Volume III, Number 3 - March 2004
Students.gov InfoSource provides useful tips and info for college
students and their families.
Published periodically, students.gov InfoSource
is sponsored by the US Department of
Education's Federal Student Aid office.
- New On students.gov
- New web resources on our site
- Featured Sites - Tax info for students
Brief - Summer Internships
- Term Tangle - Education Tax Credits
Spotlight - Engineer
New On students.gov
New sites to students.gov this month
New Voter's Project: A
non-partisan campaign Working to mobilize 18-24 year old
voters and get them registered to vote.
American FactFinder (US Census Bureau): Fast access to population, housing,
and geographic data based on the 2000 U.S. census.
Students.gov is always adding great sites. For more, visit www.students.gov
Sites: Questions about Taxes?
Great web resources from students.gov
It's tax season -- check out these links that can help you and your
family learn about
federal tax deductions, credits, and info for students that may apply to you.
Information for Students (IRS)
A helpful collection of links to IRS info to answer your
questions and enlighten you about
your federal taxes.
Scholarships and Fellowships (IRS)
This IRS publication covers the tax
rules for scholarships, fellowships, and tuition reductions
Educational Expenses (IRS)
Find out whether your work-related educational expenses
paid during the year are deductible.
Savings Bonds for Education (US Dept of the Treasury)
You may be able to exclude
savings bond interest from your federal income tax if you
redeemed bonds to pay for higher education expenses.
Find more like this on the Taxes page of students.gov: