It’s tax time again. In your rush to get your taxes done, don’t make these six mistakes. Josmar Taveras, USA TODAY

Most of us know we need to pay attention to things like our mortgages when doing our taxes. But who would imagine that student loan debt could possibly help you get a bigger tax refund? 

Here’s a look at how you might be able to write off some interest paid on student loans, as well as other tax tips relating to college debt. Big clue: Don’t default if you want a fat tax refund.

Despite some rumors to the contrary, many people can lower their tax bill by tapping into a deduction on