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Tax Information

The Office of the Bursar produces the Form 1098-T (Tuition Statement) in accordance with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). The IRS requires that Form 1098-T reports amounts paid toward qualified tuition and related expenses (box 1). Room, board, insurance, and miscellaneous fees are not reported on the form. Box 5 reports all scholarships and grants received during the calendar year.

Receive Your 1098-T Form Electronically

Students can access their 1098-T electronically in Cashnet by logging in with their NetID and password. To opt-in for electronic-only (paperless) delivery:

  1. Sign in to Cashnet with your Cornell NetID and password.
  2. Select Tax Forms from the menu.
  3. Select Sign Up.
  4. Scroll to the bottom of the Terms and Conditions, check the box.
  5. Select Complete.

Students must grant consent for others to access the 1098-T documents. To grant access to another person, follow the instructions below. 

Granting Access to Others

  1. Sign in to your Cashnet account with your Cornell NetID and password.
  2. From My Account, select the pencil icon next to the user to whom you wish to grant access.
  3. Check Allow access to tax forms.
  4. Select Save.

Questions about your 1098-T form? Contact Cashnet by phone at (800) 339-8131, Monday through Friday, from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., eastern time. More information and FAQ are available on the University Tax Office website.

Notes:

  • When you choose to receive your 1098-T electronically, not in paper form, you will continue to receive it electronically unless you remove authorization. 
  • The university can only provide general information and should not be contacted for tax advice. You must consult a tax professional or the IRS directly.

1098-E Form

The 1098-E form is produced by the Bursar Student Loan office. For information about this form, see the University Tax Office website.

Questions about your 1098-E form? Email Student Loan Repayment or call us at (607) 255-7234.

Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Resources

Also see: 1098-T Information for Graduate Students