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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:

  1. Students log onto NYU eSuite via the "ALBERT STUDENT CENTER"
  2. 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.
  3. Once in eSuite, click the "MY ACCOUNT" tab
  4. Click the "MY PROFILES" tab
  5. Click the "PAPERLESS OPTIONS" link
  6. 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.