The 1098-T form shows how much tuition you paid K-State in a calendar year. The information is provided to you and reported to the Internal Revenue Service in compliance with federal regulations. Note: The Internal Revenue Service modified the institutional reporting requirements for tax year 2018. The university now reports qualified tuition and related expenses paid during the calendar year in Box 1.
Students can choose to receive the 1098-T online or by mail. Paper forms will be mailed unless the student grants authorization to receive the form electronically. After the university has mailed 1098-T forms at the end of January, online access will be available to all students.
- Receive the form online. Students can grant authorization to receive their 1098-T online through their KSIS account. Forms are usually available online in early January. Follow the steps below to grant authorization for electronic delivery.
- Log into KSIS with your eID and password.
- On the KSIS Student Homepage, click Financial Account.
- Select Account Services, then View 1098-T on the left side of the page.
- Select Grant Consent and follow the on-screen instructions to grant authorization to view your information online as soon as it is available.
- Receive the form by mail. Students that do not grant consent for electronic delivery will receive their 1098-T by mail to the student's permanent address listed in KSIS. Paper forms will be mailed on or before January 31. To ensure tax forms sent by mail arrive to the correct mailing address, students should ensure their address is current in KSIS. Addresses must be updated no later than January 17, 2023.
- Designated Access. Parents or others with Designated Access can view and print their student's 1098-T online in their Designee Center after their student has granted authorization for electronic delivery or after paper forms have been mailed.
Regardless of delivery method, students are encouraged to review their personal information is up to date in KSIS so they can avoid any difficulty accessing their tax information. In addition to confirming their address, they should be sure their social security number is listed accurately.
Accessing Your 1098-T
View instructions for accessing your 1098-T online through KSIS.
Understanding the Form
Box 1: Total amount of payments received for qualified tuition and related expenses from all sources during the calendar year. The amount reported is the total amount of payments received less any reimbursements or refunds made during the calendar year that relate to the payments received for qualified tuition and related expenses during the same calendar year. The amount reported includes payments of past-due qualified tuition or related expenses from a previous calendar year if the educational institution previously billed the student for such amount(s). The amount in Box 1 will not necessarily equal charges paid during the calendar year as qualified tuition and related expenses excludes various fees such as parking permits and fines, housing and related fees, library fines and athletic tickets.
Box 2: Blank.
Box 3: Blank.
Box 4: Reductions in charges made for qualified tuition and related expenses made during the calendar year.
Box 5: Total amount of all scholarships, grants, sponsorship and waivers administered by the university during the calendar year. All types of gift money are included regardless of whether or not they paid a qualified tuition and related expense.
Box 6: Amount of any adjustments for a prior year for scholarships, grants and fee waivers.
Box 7: Indicates if any payments received for qualified tuition and related expenses reported for 2020 relate to an academic period that begins in January through March of 2021.
Box 8: Indicates if the student was at least a half-time student during any academic period that began in 2020. A half-time student is a student enrolled for at least half the full-time academic workload for the course of study the student is pursuing.
Box 9: Indicates if the student was a graduate student. The student is a graduate student if the student was enrolled in a program or programs leading to a graduate-level degree, graduate-level certificate, or other recognized graduate-level educational credential.
Box 10: Box will always be blank on any form from Kansas State University.
K-State cannot provide tax advice. Please contact the Internal Revenue Service or a tax professional.
IRS Publication 970, Tax Benefits for Education