Student Loan Project
Welcome to PTLA’s Student Loan Project! We provide free legal services to student loan borrowers. We help people with:
Combat-Injured Veterans Tax Fairness Act
Introduction The Combat-Injured Veterans Tax Fairness Act of 2016 is a law that may allow many combat-injured veterans to claim a refund or credit from the IRS. This article is a brief summary of who may be eligible, and how to find help and more information.
Maine Sexual Assault Resources: Sexual Assault and Schools
If you (or your child) have been sexually assaulted at school, there are laws that can help protect you. One of the most important laws is called Title IX (Title Nine). Title IX says that schools that get federal funding cannot discriminate based on sex. This includes almost all elementary schools, high schools, and colleges. Title IX says that… More
Maine National Guard Education Assistance Program
Maine National Guard members may be eligible for full tuition at a state college or university. Learn about the requirements here.
The Tax Consequences of Divorce or Separation
Divorce or separation can mean big changes on your taxes. Spousal support, also called alimony, and a name change are just a few things you may need to consider. Here are some tax tips to keep in mind if you are recently divorced or separated.
Health Care Tax Tips
Do you get a health care tax subsidy for health insurance you bought through the "federal marketplace." Learn about your duty to report certain financial changes.
Repaying Federal Student Loans
Federal student loans can be intimidating and confusing. In this article we will explain types of federal student loans, repayment plans and situations, and loan discharge and forgiveness programs.
Servicemembers and Veterans of any State Get Reduced Tution in Maine
In-state tuition rates for all servicemembers and veterans.