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Grad Students' Tuition Waivers Will Remain Untaxed, After All

A controversial provision that would have taxed grad students' tuition waivers was removed in the final version of the GOP tax bill. The measure, which was part of the House tax bill, drew protests.
Graduate students rally against the proposed GOP tax reform bill at Union Square in New York City on Nov. 29. Source: Shannon Stapleton

Graduate students nationwide can breathe a sigh of relief: Their tuition waivers won't be taxed after all.

A provision in the Republican House tax plan had originally proposed taxing grad students' tuition waivers as income. It was a at dozens of universities.

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