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Tax Information for Enrolled Students

Each calendar year Student Accounts provides tax information for both U. S. and Canadian students.

U.S. Students

If you received a 1098-T tax form, here is some important information.

We report eligible charges and credits. We do not report personal payments made. This method is used SUNY-wide.

Eligible charges and credits are reported in the calendar year in which they are posted. For example, if you were charged tuition and fees in November 2019 for spring 2020 classes, those eligible charges are included in your 1098-T for 2019 because the charges were posted in 2019 – not 2020.

You can go to MyPlattsburgh to print this tax form for any calendar year in which you have eligible charges and credits.

Here's how to view your 1098-T tax form online:

  • Login to MyPlattsburgh
  • Click the Student tab at the top of the page
  • Look for the Student Accounts section on the right part of the page
  • Click the My Tax Notification link which is the fourth option in the Student Accounts section
  • Enter a tax year (2019 for example)
  • Click the Submit button

Here are a couple of resources from the IRS. Note: both of these files require Acrobat Reader, which is available as a free download.

Canadian Citizens

As a Canadian student, you need to request tax information from us. We will then provide this information to you using two forms:

Form TL11DE, Tuition Fees Certificate - Educational Institutions Outside Canada for a Deemed Resident of Canada. This form is completed for each semester attended during a particular calendar year (January through December).

Form TL11A, Tuition, Education, and Textbook Amounts Certificate - University Outside Canada. This form is completed for each calendar year for which tax information is requested. It comprises the total amount of eligible tuition and fees for all terms the student attended for any given calendar year.

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