The Cost of College: Tax relief on fees

Parents who send their children to private primary or secondary schools must bear the full cost themselves, but there's a helping hand when their children reach third-level education.

29th January, 2012

Parents who send their children to private primary or secondary schools must bear the full cost themselves, but there's a helping hand when their children reach third-level education.

"Tax relief is available for qualifying fees paid by an individual in respect of third-level education or in respect of certain training courses in foreign languages and information technology," said a spokeswoman for the Revenue Commissioners.

The relief applies to qualifying fees at approved colleges at a...

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