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ESA

(ee -să) Abbrev. for European Space Agency.

ESA

(architecture)
Enterprise Systems Architecture.

ESA

(body)
European Space Agency.

ESA

(1) (Enterprise Services Architecture) See enterprise SOA.

(2) (Enterprise System Architecture) An IBM mainframe brand. See ESA/370 and ESA/390.
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150) Unlike Coverdell Education Savings Accounts, there are no statutory age restrictions on the designated beneficiary of a QTP.
After 2001, there would be no phase-out of the availability of a Coverdell Education Savings Account for the couple, and they would receive full benefit of a contribution.
Any remaining qualified expenses may then be allocated and claimed against distributions from Coverdell education savings accounts and qualified tuition plans; (48)
Coverdell Education Savings Accounts (CESAs, formerly known as Education IRAs) have been around for awhile.
Coverdell Education Savings Accounts (ESAs)--formerly known as Education IRAs--do not give any immediate tax benefit, but they allow beneficiaries to accrue tax-free earnings for qualifying educational expenses.
Also, a taxpayer who has higher education expenses paid by a tax-free distribution from a Coverdell Education Savings Account (Coverdell ESA), a qualified tuition program, or an education savings bond may not use the same expenses for this deduction.
For parents with small children, saving now using a plan such as a 529 College Savings Plan or Coverdell Education Savings Account can help them prepare for when the child becomes a college-bound teenager.
expenses used to figure the tax-free portion of a distribution from a Coverdell Education Savings Account or from an IRC section 529 plan).
You should look to contribute to both a 529 college savings plan and a Coverdell education savings account.
After parents and teens have assessed their financial status and anticipated their impending needs, the next step is to compare the features of different education savings choices, such as a 529 College Savings Plan, custodial account, or Coverdell Education Savings Account, to determine which may be the best fit.
The Coverdell Education Savings Account (ESA) is an account owned by a custodian until the beneficiary attains the age of majority at eighteen.
It works like the Coverdell Education Savings Account, formerly the Education IRA.