How A New Way To Pay For Private School Could Help – Or Hurt Families

Even though some Houston families could benefit, there’s a limit. They can withdraw up to $10,000 a year from these tax accounts. But that only covers about half the annual tuition for a typical Houston private school.

By Laura IsenseeJune 7, 2018 9:30 am| , , , ,

From Houston Public Media:

It can be tough to find a way to pay for private school. But starting this year, families can use a new tool: a special tax saving account, called a 529 plan.

Families have actually used them to save for college for over 20 years. But now that money can pay for private school as early as kindergarten. It’s a tax break Texas’ Sen. Ted Cruz added to President Donald Trump’s tax overhaul.

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