Bloomberg Tax
May 7, 2020, 8:09 PM

Emergency Student Aid as Part of Virus Relief Not Taxable: IRS

Andrew Kreighbaum
Andrew Kreighbaum

Grants for unexpected housing and food expenses resulting from campus closures due to the coronavirus pandemic are not includible in gross income, according to IRS.

  • Link to statement here
  • NOTE: College groups had asked Congress to clarify that emergency grants would not be taxed

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