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IRS Form 1098-T: Educational Tax Credit

By January 31st of each calendar year, RCC mails all credit students enrolled during the prior tax year an IRS 1098-T Form. The 1098-T provides information for tax benefits that may be available to those who are paying the student's educational costs.

How to obtain your 2019 IRS 1098-T Online

  • Log on to MyRCC Portal. From LAUNCHPAD select WebAdvisor
  • On WebAdvisor click on the box titled  STUDENTS.
  • From the Financial Information section (located on the top left)
  • Select 1098 Electronic Consent. Complete the consent.
  • Select View my 1098-T forms. You can print a copy for your records.

Email

If you believe you should be eligible to receive a 1098-T and cannot access the document online or if you believe the reported calculation and/or any reported information is incorrect please email studentaccounts@sunyrockland.edu for more information.

Tax Advice

The following information is intended to inform students about the benefits and requirements contained in the Tax Relief Act (TRA) of 1997. It is based on our understanding of the provisions in the law and should not be considered an official document. RCC cannot provide you with tax advice.

Students and/or parents should refer to Tax Benefits for Education - IRS Publication 970 and seek the advice of a qualified tax consultant regarding all matters concerning their eligibility.

Additional information and tax forms can be obtained at the IRS website or by calling 1-800-TAX-FORM (1-800-829-3676).

2019 1098-T Box Codes

RCC's TAX ID: 13-3755303

  • Box 1, Amounts Billed for Qualified Tuition and Related Expenses (QTRE), reports total payments received for qualified tuition and related expenses.
  • Box 4, Adjustments Made for a Prior Year, is the amount of qualified tuition and related expenses billed to a student's account for a prior tax year including any net decreases for a prior tax year.
  • Box 5, Scholarships and Grants, is the amount of non-loan financial aid transmitted to the student's account for the current tax year including any net increases for a prior year.
  • Box 6, Adjustments to Scholarships and Grants for a Prior Year, is the net decrease to non-loan financial aid transmitted to a student's account for a prior tax year.
  • Box 7, "Check Box" for Amounts for an Academic Period Beginning in January through March 31, this box is marked if amounts selected for Box 1 are for an academic period beginning during the first three months of the next tax year.
  • Box 8, "Check Box" if at Least a Half-Time Student (6 credits) in any enrollment period during the current tax year.