IRS 1098-T Form

  • The IRS Form 1098-T is an information form that colleges and universities are required to file with the Internal Revenue Service.
  • The IRS Form 1098-T reports amounts paid of qualified tuition and related expenses, as well as other related information.
  • There is no need to attach Form 1098-T to your tax return.
  • There is no IRS requirement that you must claim education credits. Claiming education tax benefits is a voluntary decision for those who may qualify.
  • Students from outside the United States should review the International Students section of this page for important information. Most international students do not need Form 1098-T for any purpose.
  • Every BYU-Idaho student who is a U.S. citizen and whose student account had financial transactions post to it during the calendar year will have online access to their Form 1098-T or receive it in paper form in late January/early February.

Get a Copy of Your 1098-T Form

2021 1098-T will be available January 31, 2022.

The current year's form, in addition to two prior years, are available to download online. You can access your Form 1098-T online using the link below. If you need prior years that are not available online you will need to request the form below.

With Online 1098-T access, you can print your own tax form whenever you need it. Students who have not signed up for online access by mid-January will receive a paper copy of their form in the mail. That form will be mailed to the student's mailing address on record around the last week in January. BYU-Idaho will not supply any additional paper copies of Form 1098-T. To obtain a duplicate, you can download it online by clicking the link below.

Possible reasons why your 1098-T is not available for access:

  1. You didn't attend school during that year.
  2. You are an international student and need to request the 1098-T directly from Accounting Services. 
  3. You are a U.S. citizen but your name and Social Security number combination does not match what is on record with the Social Security Administration. 
  4. You are a U.S. citizen but your citizenship status in your student information shows "unknown".

Understanding my 1098-T Form

Learn more about each of the boxes on the 1098-T Form.

More Information

For more information about form 1098-T please see the IRS Publication 970.