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Educational Tax Benefits

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This page is a resource for University of Minnesota students and their parents who may be eligible for education related tax benefits. Click on the links below for helpful information and resources. Please check the tax year on the PDF carefully, as some links are not yet updated by the IRS.

In accordance with IRS regulations, The University Tax Management Office does not provide personal tax advice. To determine your eligibility for a higher education tax credit, a student loan interest deduction or a deduction for qualified education expenses, please contact a personal tax advisor or the IRS.

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For more information, please contact your campus One Stop:

Twin Cities: 612-624-1111 or 1-800-400-8636 or email: or website:
Crookston: Business Office 218-281-8331 or email:
Duluth: 218-726-8000 or email: or website:
Morris: 320-589-6046 or 1-800-992-8863 or email: or website:
Rochester: 507-258-8069 or email: or website:


The University Tax Management Office is a consulting office that supports University departments with their business tax needs and cannot give advise in personal tax matters.



About the Tax Management Office


Kelly Farmer


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Department Contact Information

University Tax Management

2221 University Ave SE, Suite 100

Minneapolis, MN 55414

P: 612-624-1053, F: 612-626-1886

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Tax Managment Staff

TMO Organizational Chart (pdf)