In December of this year,Jake and Stockard,a married couple,redeemed qualified Series EE U.S.Savings Bonds.The proceeds were used to help pay for their daughter’s college tuition.Jake and Stockard received proceeds of

In December of this year,Jake and Stockard,a married couple,redeemed qualified Series EE U.S.Savings Bonds.The proceeds were used to help pay for their daughter’s college tuition.Jake and Stockard received proceeds of $8,000 representing principal of $5,000 and interest of $3,000.The qualified higher educational expenses they paid this year totaled $6,000.Their AGI is below the threshold for phase-out of the exclusion.What is the amount of interest income Jake and Stockard can exclude from their income this year?
A)$2,250
B)$2,500
C)$3,000
D)$5,000


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