New federal tax credit provisions allow the state to tap potentially hundreds of millions of new federal dollars for higher education. Because these tax credits will fully reimburse most California Community College (CCC) students for the fees they pay, the state could raise those fees (and revenue for CCC) with no net impact on most students. The purpose of this brief is to provide additional information—in a question-and-answer format—related to our recommendation.
[PDF] The 2011-12 Budget: California Community College FeesReport Feb 18, 1998
Taking Advantage of New Federal Higher Education Tax CreditsReport Feb 18, 1998
Taking Advantage of New Federal Higher Education Tax Credits