Grad students worry about "tuition tax"

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Graduate students walked out on campuses across the country to protest the Republican tax plan, although the version now making its way through the U.S. Senate does not contain the tax on graduate student tuition.

Marena Lin, a member of the Harvard Graduate Students Union, was one of the organizers of a walkout and phone drive at Harvard University opposing the tax plan. The House bill views that tuition as income.

"It'd be nearly a third of your tuition", she said. "I would either have to quit or go into massive debt or go somewhere else in the world if I want to get this degree and make a difference in this world like I want to".

"We're setting people up in a lot of ways to fail", says Britney Graber, who is pursuing a PhD in higher education leadership. Then, we extrapolated these analyses for family structures typical of graduate students, using relevant historical and proposed tax structures.

Barclay said the GPSC advocacy office has coordinated several discussions between Duke graduate students and those at other universities as well as working with the national graduate student advocacy association.

"We remain wholly committed to advocating on behalf of students the need for a long term, predictable solution to tuition and fees", said Conner Peta, VP External of the University of Lethbridge Students' Union and Vice-Chair of CAUS.

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The increase would eat up more than half of Hogan's stipend. This is the amount these many of these graduates live off of. "We have to make sure that we do not let them convince us that we are too privileged as graduate workers to fight".

As she started to do the math, tears welled up. If passed, the Senate versions would be reconciled with the House bill for a final vote in both chambers.

Continuing the freeze on tuition and fees through the 2018-19 academic year will keep post-secondary education affordable and accessible for 250,000 full and part-time students and apprentices, the Government of Alberta said Thursday.

The provision would affect more than 8,000 graduate and professional students across Iowa's public universities, the letter stated.

"The Council of Alberta University Students thanks the government for freezing tuition while ensuring institutions are funded appropriately so that budgeting restraints do not impact students", Larson said. The bill would repeal the deduction for interest on student loans, which 12 million taxpayers claimed in 2015.

The Senate bill doesn't have the tax provision in it, so students are still somewhat hopeful that version will pass. However, it is now not part of the bill under consideration in the U.S. Senate.

"This is our voice", she told them. Burr and Tillis and thanking them for keeping the stipend tax out of the bill and ask them to keep it out of the final bill. "Are you with me?"

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