New Tax Credit for Teachers

If you are a teacher or early childhood educator employed at an elementary or secondary school, or at a regulated child care facility, you may be eligible to claim the Eligible Educator School Supply Tax Credit. The credit is worth a maximum tax savings of $150. You will need to keep receipts for the purchases and obtain certification from your employer that you are eligible. Some of the eligible expenses are art supplies, items for science experiments, games and puzzles, and educational support software.