Summary: Important Tax Reporting Information for Polytechnic Institute of NYU Students
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document. It is offered as a service to Polytechnic Institute of NYU students and their families. This
is not an official form nor does it necessarily represent the official policy of Polytechnic Institute of
NYU. This material has not been reviewed or approved by an attorney.
The Tax Relief Act of 1997 created two new education tax credits for students: the Hope
Scholarship Tax Credit and the Lifetime Learning Tax Credit.
Each calendar year, Polytechnic Institute of NYU is required to report certain student account
transaction information to the IRS. By law, we must provide this information to each eligible
student on Form 1098-T. These forms are mailed to the address on file prior to the last week of
Our 1098-T Service provider is Vangent, Inc., https://tra.vangent.com/tra/stlocat.htm
Your current 1098-T can be found there. NYU-Poly's School Code is 00279600. In addition, you
can find details of the items that support the amounts listed in boxes 2 and 5 on the 1098-T and
in your student account history, reflecting payments made on your student account.
Please note: 1098-T forms are only generated for students who have VALID SOCIAL
SECURITY NUMBER (SSN) or TAX ID (TID) on file at the end of the calendar year. Check
your academic record to ensure that your SSN or TID exist and are correct. Please also verify