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Tax Relief Act of 1997
Taxpayer Benefits for Higher Education

The following information was prepared to inform students about the benefits and requirements contained in the Tax Relief Act of 1997. It is based upon our understanding of the provisions contained in the law and should not be considered an official document. Students should rely upon the advice of their tax accountant or the Internal Revenue Services as appropriate.

NOTE: An IRS Form 1098-T will be mailed to any eligible student at the permanent address s/he has provided to the College on or before January 31.

You must have a social security number on file with the College at Brockport in order to receive a 1098-T form.

Select from the following for information pertaining to the Tax Relief Act of 1997:

How to use SUNY Brockport's Online Services to Access Individual Student Information for Education Tax Credits

1098-T FAQ

Reporting of Financial Information Required

Description of Tax Credits and Student Loan Interest Deduction

IRS Publications and Forms - Where to Obtain Additional Information

Explanation of Qualifying Expenses for Education Tax Credits

Page last updated January 16th, 2015.