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1098T Information

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. 

A 1098-t will be mailed to your home address, unless you have consented to receive it electronically. If you consented to receive it electronically you can access it through the eBill Suite once an email notification is sent to you and your authorized user. 

If you no longer have access to the eBill Suite, you can reset your Lehigh Credentials by logging on to https://www.lehigh.edu/forgot, enter your username or LIN, enter your security questions. If you do not remember your security questions please call the helpdesk for assistance, 610.758.help (610.758.4357.

If you selected to receive the 1098-T form through the mail to your home address, then it will be mailed out by January 31st.

To Change your consent :

To Accept Consent to receive the 1098-T electronically, log on to the eBill Suite (go.lehigh.edu/ebill), select "My Account", select "Agreements", select "Change", choose "Accept Consent". 

To Withdraw Consent and receive your 1098-T through the mail, log on to the eBill Suite (go.lehigh.edu/ebill), select "My Account", select "Agreements", select "Change", choose "I Do Not Consent"

Changes to consent will only be effective prior to the delivery of the electronic 1098-T.

 

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.