Pa. Promotes a tax-free method of providing higher education

Pennsylvania (WHTM) — Now that tax season is officially underway, Pennsylvania is promoting its “tax-free” way to save for higher education.

Penn State Treasurer and Lancaster County officials tour Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology while promoting the Commonwealth Savings Program 529.

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The accounts allow parents to save money for college and tech schools while reaping the benefits and avoiding taxes.

There are no age restrictions on when students can use money from a 529 savings account.