The American Opportunity (formerly Hope) and Lifetime Learning tax credits that may be available to you if you pay higher education costs. To assist you in claiming these credits, Marshall University will file form 1098-T with the Internal Revenue Service and mail you a copy of the form by January 31 each year.
If you did not receive your copy or need an additional copy, simply log into CA$Htrack. Once logged in, 1098-T information is accessible in the bottom, right-hand corner. Select the desired tax year and click on ‘Submit’. You may then print the form from your web browser to assist you in your tax preparation.
To obtain more information on the American Opportunity and Lifetime Learning tax credits, please refer to IRS Publication 970 – Tax Benefits for Higher Education, the Tax Benefits for Education: Information Center, or contact the Internal Revenue Service directly at 800-829-1040. For specific questions concerning information provided within your 1098-T please contact Marshall University at 304-696-6620 or 800-438-5389.
The 2020 filing seasons starts on January 29.
The filing deadline is Monday, May 17, 2021
unless you request an automatic six month extension.
In this world nothing is certain but death and taxes. (Benjamin Franklin, in a letter to Jean-Baptiste Leroy, 13 Nov 1789)
This guide will help you file your income taxes by linking to tax forms and instructions, both federal and state. However, we cannot answer specific tax questions. Any concerns or questions about your specific tax situation should be discussed with your attorney or accountant.
Many of the resources listed here require the Adobe Reader, which can be downloaded for free.
For research help, contact Ron Titus, at 304-696-6575, or by email.
|Disclaimer: The resources listed here are believed to be reliable but they are not a substitute for tax laws or regulations or the advice of competent tax professionals. The Marshall University Libraries do not guarantee the accuracy or completeness of the information provided at these sites. Nor are the Libraries or Marshall University liable for any damages resulting from any information that unintentionally may be inaccurate or untimely.|
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