In accordance with requirements of the Tax Relief Act of 1997, the 1098-T Tuition Statement is intended to provide you with information to assist you in determining your eligibility for possible American Opportunity Credits or Lifetime Learning Credits. Starting in mid January, enrolled students can retrieve their prior years1098-T Tuition Statement through Bulldog Connect (please see instructions below). The Tuition Tax statement will be mailed to non-enrolled (graduated students) students before January 31 each year.
IRS Publication 970 (Tax Benefits for Higher Education) and Publication 520 (Scholarships and Fellowships) are available from the IRS Web site or by calling 1-800-TAX-FORM.
Request for Student’s or Borrower’s Taxpayer Identification Number and Certification
This Form allows students to provide their correct taxpayer identification number to an educational institution or to a lender of a student loan. This Form can also certify the use of the funds for qualified higher education expenses.
To access your 1098-T Tax Statement online, please:
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Your 1098-T Tax Statement are issued by Bowie State University and includes the University’s address, contact information, Federal Tax ID number as well as your name, address, social security number, and assigned school ID number. Bowie State University is required to report the following:
Amounts billed for qualified expenses or amounts paid for qualified expenses — please note Bowie State University reports the amounts billed. (See BOX 2 for the 1098-T Statement.)
The University does not have to file Form 1098-T or furnish a statement for the following:
Courses for which no academic credit is offered, even if the student is otherwise enrolled in a degree program.
We strongly encourage students and their families to seek professional advice from a qualified tax accountant regarding education tax credits.