Understanding Your 1098-T Form

1098-T Box Descriptions

Box 1: Qualified tuition and related expenses that have been paid. (Starting in 2018, this box will be used)

Box 2: Starting in 2018, this box is no longer used. 

Box 3: Change in reporting method. (This box will be used in 2018 because of the change in reporting in Box 1 instead of Box 2)

Box 4: Adjustments made for a prior year -This is for adjustments to qualified tuition and related expenses for any period prior to the calendar year for the form.

Box 5: Scholarships or grants -This box shows the net amount of certain forms of educational assistance that were received or applied to our student account during the calendar year for the form, regardless of the semester for which the funds originally were intended.

  • BYU-Idaho scholarships and grants
  • Off campus scholarships and grants
  • Third party billing arrangements
  • Waivers

Box 6: This is for adjustments to scholarships and grants that were granted any time prior to the calendar year for the form.

Box 7: This box is checked if the amount in Box 1 includes amounts for an academic period beginning January-March 2019. 

Box 8: If this box is checked, then the student was enrolled at least half time for at least one semester during the calendar year for the form.

Box 9: BYU-Idaho does not enroll students to graduate programs. This box will not be checked. 

Box 10: NOT USED