1098-T Form

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1098-T Form - Tuition Statement

The tax forms are mailed and postmarked to students by January 31st and include the following:

  • Box 1: Starting in tax year 2018, due to IRS legislation that changed Form 1098-T reporting requirements, the University of Miami will report payments received for qualified tuition and related expenses in Box 1. Prior to 2018, IRS allowed reporting in Box 1 payments received, OR in Box 2 amounts billed for qualified tuition and related expenses. Box 2 will no longer be used and will be grayed out on the form.
  • Box 2: Now no longer used, will be grayed out. Used to contain amounts billed for qualified tuition and related expenses for years prior to 2018.
  • Box 4: Adjustments made for a prior year
  • Box 5: Scholarships or grants
  • Box 6: Adjustments made to scholarships or grants for a prior year
  • Box 8: Half-time status
  • Box 9: Graduate student status

The University of Miami cannot provide tax advice.  A tax professional should be consulted for such advice. Below is some helpful information regarding tax benefits and accessing the Form 1098-T.

Why is the 1098-T Form important to you?

The 1098-T Form helps you identify eligible college expenses for valuable education credits up to $2,500.

This form is not required to be included with your tax return. In addition, receipt of the 1098-T form does not indicate eligibility for the tax credit. 

How do I access my 1098-T?

The 1098-T tax forms are mailed and postmarked to students by January 31st. Online access is currently available for tax years 2013 and thereafter, where applicable.

You can view your 1098-T by clicking here.

Why did I not receive a 1098-T?

See exceptions listed on the IRS website providing information on Form 1098-T.