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1098-T Tuition Statement Information

The 1098-T will be mailed out by January 31st.

*1098-T will not be generated for Non-Resident Aliens (NRA) after March 1st.

(Additional Information listed at the bottom of page)

Lehigh University is required by the Internal Revenue Services (IRS) to issue the form 1098-T to any student enrolled during the calendar year. The form 1098-T will report any eligible tuition and fees billed, and qualified scholarships and/or grants credited during that calendar year. The form also documents if you were enrolled at least half-time during any semester and if you were enrolled as a graduate student.

Lehigh University cannot determine whether you are eligible to receive tax credit that are available to persons who pay higher education cost through the Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997. Please consult your tax adviser or the IRS (search on Tax Benefits for Higher Education) for more information. 

You can view the detailed listing of the information provided on the form 1098-T through your student account by logging into the Campus Portal, select the BANNER icon, select “Student Services”, select “Student Bursar Office Records”, and then select “1098-T Tax Notification”. 

Please consult your tax adviser, or contact the IRS at:

IRS Help with Tax Questions Telephone: 1-800-829-1040

Local IRS Contacts: IRS Link

Telephone: 1-800-TAX-FORM (1-800-829-3676)

or select one of the following links:

Internal Revenue Service (IRS)

Internal Revenue Service Publication 970: Tax Benefits for Education

IRS Notice 97-60: Lifetime Learning Credit

IRS Form 8863: Education Credits (American Opportunity, Hope, and Lifetime Learning Credits)

IRS Form 8863 Instructions

IRS Form 8917: Tuition and Fees Deduction

Additional Information Regarding Non-Resident Alien (NRA) students

Lehigh University is not required to supply Non-Resident Aliens (NRA) with the form 1098-T according to the guidelines established by the Internal Revenue Services. We will generate one at the request of the NRA students and forward the information to the IRS. However, to be in compliance with the IRS guidelines, we will not be able to generate any new 1098-T's for the prior year after March 1st. If you lost your copy of the original 1098-T form, you can access it online through the campus portal or you can contact the Bursar Office to request a reprint.

 



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