Tax Reporting (Form 1098-T)

The 1098-T form contains important tax information related to tuition, scholarships, and others which may be needed to complete your tax return.
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IRS Form 1098-T for 2019 

Your 2019 1098-T will be mailed by January 31, 2020 to the home address you have listed in Access Stout.  Amounts reported on Form 1098-T may assist you in completing IRS Form 8863 – the form used for calculating the education tax credits that a taxpayer may claim as part of your tax return.  To find out if you are eligible for a federal education tax credit, see detailed information in IRS Publication 970, page 9.

Note, in previous years, form 1098-T included a figure in Box 2 that represented qualified tuition and related expenses (QTRE) billed to your student account for the tax year.  Due to a 2018 IRS tax reporting change, Box 1 will report the amount of QTRE you paid during the year and Box 2 will be empty.

The University of Wisconsin-Stout is unable to provide you with individual tax advice, but should you have questions, you should seek the counsel of an informed tax preparer or adviser.

Below is a blank sample of the 2019 Form 1098-T for your general reference. For more information about Form 1098-T, visit https://www.irs.gov/forms-pubs/about-form-1098-t.

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