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Since this grade counts towards your graduation progress, you are not required to repay any GI Bill money you received for that class. You may retake the class in an attempt to receive credit towards graduation or raise your grade for the course, and you may receive GI Bill payment for retaking the class. To learn more about your benefits or to answer any other questions you may have, visit gibill.custhelp.va.gov for more information.
Source: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
of Enrollment (WAVE) or call our toll-free Interactive Voice Response (IVR) telephone line at 1-877-VA-ECERT (1- 877-823-2378) to verify your attendance. If youre receiving Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits, you don't need to verify your attendance.
Are VA Education Benefits taxable?
No. Any veterans benefits paid under any law administered by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) should not be reported as income to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). You will not receive a W-2 from the VA. Per IRS Publication 970: Payments you receive for education, training, or subsistence under any law administered by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) are tax-free. Do not include these payments as income on your federal tax return. If you qualify for one or more of the education benefits discussed in chapters 2 through 13*, you may have to reduce the amount of education expenses qualifying for a specific benefit by part or all of your VA payments. This applies only to the part of your VA payments that is required to be used for education expenses.
What if I receive a failing grade in one of my classes?
If you fail a class, you receive a punitive grade for that class. A punitive grade is a grade that doesnt count as earned credit but is used in determining a students progress toward graduation requirements. This means that the grade you re- ceive counts in your overall de- gree progress, albeit negatively.Previous Page