The Tax Relief Act of 1997 created two new education tax credits for students, the American Opportunity Credit and the Lifetime Learning Tax Credit.
*For the 2013 tax year, all eligible students received a 1098-T tax statement by January 31, 2014.
*For the 2014 tax year, all eligible students will receive a 1098-T by January 31, 2015.
Receive Your 1098-T electronically:
Students may opt to receive their forms electronically. We are encouraging you to assist us in going paperless by enrolling in electronic delivery of your 1098-T form.
In order to deliver your 1098-T form via electronic mail, we need your permission. Signing up is easy and secure.
If you would like to receive your 1098-T form electronically, simply log on to the NYU eSuite and follow the steps listed below:
- Students log onto NYU eSuite via the "ALBERT STUDENT CENTER"
- Once in the Albert Student Center, click the "VIEW BURSAR ACCOUNT" link, located under the Finances menu. This will link the student to the secure eSuite website.
- Once in eSuite, click the "MY ACCOUNT" tab
- Click the "MY PROFILES" tab
- Click the "PAPERLESS OPTIONS" link
- Click the "ACCEPT CONSENT" button
*Please note that by clicking on the accept consent button, you will only receive the 1098-T form electronically and a paper form will not be mailed to you. If you would like to receive a paper 1098-T form, please click the "I DO NOT CONSENT" button. You have the option of either receiving a paper 1098-T form or viewing/printing the 1098-T form electronically on the NYU eSuite. You may change your option at any time, by visiting the "MY PROFILE" section in eSuite.
*You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader 8.0 or higher to view the PDF document. If your form loads into a browser with all fields blank, please download the form into Adobe Reader. For security purposes, the form cannot be viewed using a browser preview utility.
Understanding Your 1098-T:
View/Print a duplicate:
Invite Parents/Authorized Users:
Students MUST grant parents/authorized users access to the 1098-T information. Please note, even if you have previously invited your parent/authorized user to eSuite, you must still log into the eSuite AUTHORIZED USERS section if you would like your parent/authorized user to have access to the 1098-T. Please see the instructions below for granting access to exisiting and new parents/authorized users.
1098-T Frequently Asked Questions:
The web links below provide more detailed information about the American Opportunity Credit and the Lifetime Learning Tax Credit.