More importantly, IRS Pub 970 states that when figuring an education tax credit or tuition & fees deduction, use only the amounts you paid and are deemed to have paid during the tax year for qualified education expenses.

Backup information pertaining to the Form 1098-T can be sought by emailing sfrefund@clarkson.edu (we will respond via email, unless instructed to do otherwise).  Additional information that you may need to determine if you qualify for an educational tax credit or tuition & fees deduction can be sought by accessing your student account activity through your PeopleSoft account. 

As per IRS instructions, do not contact Clarkson University (or ECSI) to see if you qualify for an educational tax credit or tuition & fees deduction and /or for help in calculating an education credit or tuition & fees deduction.  Information pertaining to education tax credits and tuition & fees deductions can be found in IRS Pub 970 or at www.IRS.gov or by calling the taxpayer assistance line at 1-800-829-1040 or by consulting a tax professional of your choosing.

Important 1098-T Electronic Consent Information

Clarkson University, in conjunction with ECSI, is offering you the opportunity to receive your Form 1098-T, Tuition Statement electronically.  If you would like to receive your Form 1098-T, Tuition Statement electronically, please give your consent by following the link provided below and following the step-by-step instructions:

1098-T, Tuition Statement Electronic Consent: http://www.ecsi.net/gateway/1098t-signup.html?school=85