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Tax Information: 1098-T

General Information

Pellissippi State Community College releases 1098-T forms each year before January 31. Once the 1098-T data has been processed, the form information is available on the student’s myPellissippi account.  Email notifications are sent to student’s Pellissippi State campus email address when forms are available in myPellissippi. For those students who have not consented to an electronic 1098-T form the 1098-T is mailed to the student’s permanent home address.

Per IRS regulations, Pellissippi State provides the total amount of payments posted to the student account up to the total amount of qualified educational expenses billed for the tax year in Box 1. We report the total assistance received (financial aid, third party, etc.) for the tax year in Box 5. Students can access their student account on myPellissippi or their personal receipts/documents for more information regarding the total amount paid and charged by the institution. 

How do I access the 1098-T form on myPellissippi?

If you are a current student:

  1. Go to to login to your account
  2. In the Student Self Service box click on More Options
  3. Select Student Account
  4. Click Tax Notification, enter Tax Year and Submit

If you are a former student:

  1. Go to and select the link for former students
  2. In the Student Self Service box click on More Options
  3. Select Student Account
  4. Click Tax Notification, enter Tax Year and Submit

If you are an authorized user:

  1. Go to
  2. Enter your authorized user login information from the email sent when you enrolled

For assistance logging in students and former students may contact the HelpDesk by e-mailing or call 865-694-6537.

Why did I not receive a 1098-T form?

The IRS instructions state that educational institutions are not required to furnish 1098-T forms for:

  • Courses for which no academic credit is offered, even if the student is otherwise enrolled in a degree program
  • Nonresident alien students, unless requested by the student. Request must be received by February 15th of the year following the requested tax year.

Example: A student request for 2021 1098T form must be received by February 15, 2022

  • Students whose qualified educational expenses are entirely waived or paid with financial aid, scholarships or third party assistance

You may have not received a 1098-T form from Pellissippi State if:

  • You consented to receive the form electronically only
  • We have an incorrect permanent address on file
  • We do not have a Social Security Number on file

You would not receive a 1098-T form from Pellissippi State for the current year if you did not make any payments for qualified educational expenses in the tax year.

1098-T forms may also be picked up, by the student, at the Student Account Services office with a photo id.

For more information regarding the 1098-T form and the tax credits and deductions that may be available for higher education expenses, please visit the IRS website at

For information regarding Higher Education Emergency Relief Funds/HEERF and the 1098-T, an FAQ is available at the IRS website,


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