1098-T Tax Form Information

1098-T forms are mailed by the end of January each year.

The 1098 –T form is used to report information about students to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) as required by the Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997. 

A 1098-T form is a tuition payment statement used to report tuition and educational related expenses to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and to the student as required by the Internal Revenue Code. It provides the dollar amount of cash, check and credit card payments made for tuition in the current tax year.

Students whose qualified tuition and related expenses that were totally refunded, waived, paid by scholarships, grants (Federal grants (PELL, SEOG,etc) or state grants (COMA, VGAP, etc) or third parties will not receive a 1098-T.

Please review your account activity in the Student Information System (SIS) to view all fees paid out of pocket within the tax year. Further questions may be directed to [email protected]

If you would like to obtain a copy of your 1098-T before they arrive in the mail or would like to obtain additional copies, go to tra.vangent.com. There is no additional charge for the electronic copies. 

Students may access their 1098-T on the TRA website at https://tra.maximus.com/.

Click on: “First Time Students” button and follow the directions.  You will be prompted to register and you will be able to access the information.

You may receive assistance by using the “Student Help” link on the website.  There are many useful help topics to assist you as well as an 800 number to get technical assistance with logging in and retrieving records.  However, this number cannot be used for general 1098-T questions or information on the existence of a form for any particular student. The call center is available from 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM, Monday through Friday.

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