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Get to Know Virginia529

For more than twenty years, Virginia529 has helped millions of families and individuals plan and save for the cost of higher education. Our three tax-advantaged 529 savings programs can help you save today and prepare for the future. Learn how.

Your Tax Refund = College Savings

Expecting a Virginia state tax refund this year? Consider transforming your tax refund into a contribution toward your Virginia529 account!

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Online webinars & tutorials

View live or previously recorded webinars to learn more about Virginia529 programs.

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Virginia529 Events

Representatives from Virginia529 attend events throughout the community. Get real answers to your questions about saving for higher education.

Next upcoming event

Feb 19 2019

Public Information Session

Location Russell Memorial Library, Chesapeake, Virginia


Smart Savers Blog

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Prepaid529 Enrollment Set to Open March 1

Due to legislative uncertainty and rising higher education costs, Virginia529 is voluntarily delaying Prepaid529 enrollment.

Update: Prepaid529 will open for enrollment March 1 through April 30, 2019.

529 Plans, Distributions and your Tax Return

Tax season is officially underway, and individuals are preparing their financial records to get tax returns ready. Here are some factors to consider --- and to discuss with a tax professional--- when preparing your tax return.