1098T FAQ

What is Form 1098-T (Tuition Payments Statement)?

Form 1098-T (Tuition Payments Statement) will be sent to students at North Carolina A&T State University who paid, or for whom a third party paid on their behalf, tuition and fees during each taxable year.

Why did I receive Form 1098-T (Tuition Payments Statement)?

This form is being sent to all students taking credit courses at North Carolina A&T State University during each tax year, regardless of whether they are eligible for a tax credit. Form 1098-T (Tuition Payments Statement) will be provided to assist in the determination of eligibility for an income tax credit on your income tax return. North Carolina A&T State University is required to issue a Form 1098-T by the IRS.

What if the information reported on Form 1098-T (Tuition Payments Statement) is incorrect?

If you find that the name and/or social security number reported on Form 1098-T (Tuition Payments Statement) is incorrect, please contact the Treasurer’s Office at (336) 334-7721.    

Why is the amount on my 1098-T different from the amounts listed in Aggie Access?

The only information that is included within your 1098-T is qualified tuition and fees which includes:

  • Tuition
  • Required Fees
  • Athletics Fees

 Will I qualify for a tax credit?

North Carolina A&T State University is not in the position to be able to provide you with tax advice or assistance in determining whether you are eligible to claim a credit or the amount of the credit. For assistance in the preparation of your income tax return, please contact a tax professional or refer to IRS Publication 970 (Tax Benefits for Higher Education).

How can I obtain another copy of my 1098-T?

You can also obtain your 1098-T online at https://heartland.ecsi.net. Once you access the website locate the statement that reads: "Tax season is here. Want to view your tax form?" and complete the following steps:

  1. Select "Click here".
  2. Type in the school name to select North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University. Highlight the school name and click Submit.
  3. Enter the required information:
    • First Name
    • Last Name
    • Social Security Number
    • Zip Code
  4. Click in the box next to “I’m not a robot”
  5. Click “Continue”

If you experience trouble with your web login, please contact Heartland ECSI at 866-428-1098.
*Neither your school nor Heartland ECSI can answer tax questions, you must contact your tax professional.