Tax Information: IRS Form 1098-T
2012 1098-T are now available online
All students enrolled in credit classes during 2012 have been sent the IRS Form 1098-T as stated by the IRS guidelines. The IRS Form 1098-T is mailed to the student only.
Harper College will mail the IRS Form 1098-T to the address on record as of January 4, 2013.
Harper College uses your Social Security number to file the 1098-t only. Please update your records with the Registrar's Office to include your Social Security number, if you have not provided it in the past, or to change your address at 847.925.6500.
Harper College has chosen the payments received method when computing the 1098-T. Therefore the amount in Box 1 is calculated on payments made between January 1, 2012 and December 31, 2012 for the Spring 2012, Summer 2012, Fall 2012 and Spring 2013 terms. It includes any 3rd party and financial aid payments.
You can give Harper College consent to receive the IRS Form 1098-T electronically. No form will be mailed if you give your consent. To do so, log into your MyHarper Student Portal, go in your "My Payments" tab and then click the "Reprint 1098-T" link. Log into the site and choose "Online Consent." Read the consent form and choose "Accept Consent."
Continuing Education Non-Credit Students
The IRS does not require the Form 1098-T to be sent to students for Continuing Education non-credit classes. Please read IRS Publication 970 about the possibility of using the Lifetime Learning Credit for these types of classes. You may use copies of your receipts in those instances.
IRS Form Online
You need this information to print the form:
Site ID = 10291
Username = Student ID Number (ex. H00123456 case sensitive)
Password = Last 4 digits of Social Security Number
If you reset your password, a new password is then sent within one hour to your Harper student email during business hours.
If you never provided a Social Security Number for your college records, please call the Business Office at 847.925.6880 for a password.
You will need to use IRS Form 8863 when completing your taxes. It can be found on the IRS website at www.irs.gov. Please refer to IRS Publication 970 for assistance as to how to compute your tax credit.
If you have questions about the IRS Form 1098-T, contact the Business Office at 847.925.6880.