Maximizing Student Loan Interest Deductions: A Gift from Parents

Dr Friday Tax Tips - One Minute Moment
Dr. Friday Tax Tips
Maximizing Student Loan Interest Deductions: A Gift from Parents

In this episode of Dr. Friday Tax Tips – One Minute Moment, Dr. Friday delves into the nuances of student loan interest deductions. Discover how parents can gift their payments to benefit their children’s tax returns. Plus, learn about similar strategies for mortgages. If you’re seeking ways to optimize your tax deductions, this episode is a must-listen!


G’day, I’m Dr. Friday, president of Dr. Friday’s tax and financial firm. To get more info go to This is a one-minute moment.

Student loan interest. Remember if in some cases parents are actually paying the student loan interest but it was for your own student loans there is a way for your parents theoretically to gift that interest to you and you take it off on your tax return. So there are ways to do that even with mortgages if they’re paying the mortgage but you’re paying it you might want to find a way to see if some of those deductions or credits might be yours. If you need help understanding what you might be missing on your tax returns you need to call us at 615-367-0819 or check us out on the web at

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