undergraduate student's Form 1098-T box 2 and box 5 questions

If Form 1098-T : box 2 qualified tuition exp. is 11,000 ; box 5 scholarships/grants is 16,000, where to input in Lacerte? If Form 1098-T : box 2 qualified tuition exp. is 16,000 ; box 5 scholarships/grants is 11,000, where to input in Lacerte?


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We have always just left it off if scholarships are greater than the "Qualified" expenses shown in box 2.  Room and board expenses are not qualified expenses and thus not eligible for the credit calculation.  Scholarships, on the other hand, can be applied to room and board, thus resulting in scholarships reported in box 5 being greater than qualified expenses in box 2.

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