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Get to Know Virginia529

For more than 25 years, Virginia529 has helped millions of families plan and save for future education expenses through its tax-advantaged 529 savings programs. Whether you're saving for higher education expenses, K-12 tuition at private and religious schools, student loan repayment or registered apprenticeship programs, learn how Virginia529 can help you prepare for the future.

Your Tax Refund Can Equal College Savings

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

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Apr 13 2023

Using Your Prepaid529 Account at a Virginia Public College

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What is a For-Profit College?

In most cases, a for-profit college works in much the same way as a public university and non-profit school. They provide a college education and sometimes are known for specific majors and concentrations. There are, however, some key differences between for-profit schools and nonprofit colleges.

What Are Qualified Expenses?

There are some standard costs associated with education that fall into the “qualified” category of expenses such as tuition and textbooks, but there are also some expenses like computers and tutoring that may be covered by 529 accounts.