FAQ for HOPE 1098T

What is the 1098T Form?
The 1098T Form is a Federal IRS document that is provided to students who are eligible and have paid for qualified educational expenses in the most recent calendar year.  Students who have adjustments during the most recent calendar year for the prior calendar year transactions will also receive a 1098T Form.  You may also visit the IRS website for further information; page 4 of this IRS document explains each box of the 1098T Form.

Am I eligible to receive a 1098T Form?
A 1098T form will not be issued for:
•    Courses for which academic credit is not issued;
•    International students.
A 1098T Form will not be mailed to students who:
•    Have an address hold;
•    Have institutionally-issued ID numbers (in the format beginning with 241-00-xxxx) instead of Social Security numbers.

When will I receive my 1098T Form?
If you are eligible to receive a 1098T Form, it will be available online or mailed by January 31.  For more information, please visit our 1098T partner agency’s page at www.1098Tforms.com, and click on the “TO INSTRUCTIONS PAGE” link.

Will I receive a 1098T Form in the mail?
If you download the form online from www.1098Tforms.com, you will not receive a copy in the mail.

What should I do if my 1098T Form may have incorrect information?
After receiving or downloading your 1098T Form, please ensure that your Name, Address, and Social Security/Taxpayer Identification Number are correct. If any of that information is incorrect, please send an email with the correct information to the Redlands Community College Business Office (Business.Office@redlandscc.edu) from your Redlands student email account. If you believe your information in one or more of the boxes of the form are incorrect, please review the information on the IRS website again. Then, if you still believe the information is incorrect, please send an email with the incorrect information and what you think it should be to the Redlands Community College Business Office (Business.Office@redlandscc.edu) from your Redlands student email account. The Business Office will notify you of their findings within 2-3 business days after review.