The 1098-T Tuition Statements are issued each year by January 31st.  1098-T forms are mailed to all students who have been billed for qualified tuition and fees in the previous calendar year, using the mailing address on record in Banner (please make sure your information is always current).  

Please note that, while it is our goal to provide the highest level of customer service, the Bursar’s office cannot provide anyone with any tax advice. For more information on tax benefits for education and qualified expenses see: IRS Publication 970 .  For more information on the 1098-T form see:  Form 1098-T Tuition Statement (IRS) .  

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Filer's Information

FILER’S information : This box contains the Bursar’s Office address and the telephone number to UWG’s third party vendor who provides the forms electronically.

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 Filers Federal Identification number

FILERS’S federal identification number:  This box contains UWG federal identification number.

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Student Information

Student’s information: These boxes contain the student’s full legal name and mailing address (the permanent address on record in BanWeb).

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Box 1

Box 1: Shows the total payments received by UWG in 2018 from any source for qualified tuition and related expenses less any reimbursements or refunds made during 2018 that relate to those payments received during 2018.

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Box 3

Box 3: Shows whether UWG changed its reporting method for 2018. It has changed its method of reporting if the method (payments received) used for 2018 is different than the reporting method (amounts billed) for 2017. You should be aware of this change in figuring your education credits.

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Box 4 Box 4: Shows any adjustment made by UWG for a prior year for qualified tuition and related expenses that were reported on a prior year Form 1098-T. This amount may reduce any allowable education credit that you claimed for the prior year (may result in an increase in tax liability for the year of the refund).

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Box 5 Box 5: Indicates the total of all scholarships and/or grants administered and applied to the student’s account by the UWG.  The amount of scholarships or grants for the calendar year may reduce the amount of any education credit or deduction you may claim for the tax year.

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Box 7

Box 7: Shows whether the amount in box 1 includes amounts for an academic period beginning January–March 2019. Box 8: indicates whether a student was considered at least a half-time student.  Undergraduates must be enrolled in a minimum of 6 hours to be considered at least half-time.  Graduates must be enrolled in a minimum 5 hours to be considered at least half-time.

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Box 8 Box 8: Indicates whether a student was considered at least a half-time student. Undergraduates must be enrolled in a minimum of 6 hours to be considered at least half-time. Graduates must be enrolled in a minimum of 5 hours to be considered at least half-time.

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Box 9 Box 9:  Indicates whether UWG considers you to have been enrolled in a program leading to a graduate degree, graduate-level certificate, or other recognized graduate-level course work during the specified tax year.

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Service Provider/Acct. No.:  The number in this box is the student’s UWG identification number (917#).