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Form 1098-T Tuition Statement

1098tWhat is a Form 1098-T? Colleges and universities are required by U.S. law each year to provide each student who is a “US person” for tax purposes with Form 1098-T, to assist the students and their families in computing any tax credit or deduction they may be able to claim, based on amounts they have spent for education.
Most foreign students do not need Form 1098-T for any purpose.

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When will I receive my 2018 Form? The form will be mailed no later than January 31, 2019. If you have signed up for the electronic option on your Student Center on my.BoiseState, it will be available on or before January 21, 2019.

Contact information: Student Financial Services, , 426-2134.

Form 1099-MISC Miscellaneous Income

f1099mscWhat is a Form 1099-MISC? Form 1099-MISC is a form required by the Internal Revenue Service to report non-employee income to certain payees.

The form reports total amounts paid to a person or an unincorporated business for the following types of payments:

  1. royalties ($10 or more),
  2. rents,
  3. services (including parts and materials),
  4. prizes/ awards,
  5. other income payments,
  6. medical/health care entities,
  7. attorney fees

When will I receive my 2018 Form?
The form will be mailed no later than January 31, 2019.

NOTE: Payments made to a nonresident alien are reported on Form 1042-S.

Contact information Lori Kolasch,, 426-3101

Form W-2 Wage and Tax Statement

w-2What is a Form W-2? A form by which employers provide a statement of income and taxes withheld to the employee and to the Internal Revenue Service each year.

When will I receive my 2018 Form?
The form will be mailed or made available to you electronically no later than January 31, 2019.

To Access and View your W-2 go to

More information at

Contact information Regan Walker,, 426-3435

Form 1042-S (related to Foreign Person's U.S. Source Income)

1042-SformForm 1042-S Foreign Person’s U.S. Source Income Subject to Withholding

What is a Form 1042-S? Form 1042-S reports taxable income for international persons who have received the following types of income:

  1. Wage payments made to employees who have claimed tax treaty benefits.
  2. Fellowship/Scholarship income that is reportable. This includes all income not applied directly to the tuition and fees.
  3. Independent personal services for work performed in the U.S.
  4. Royalty payments issued to individuals or entities.
  5. Non-employee Prize or Award payments
  6. Amounts subject to reporting under FATCA (entities only)

How is Form 1042-S distributed?
Form 1042-S is generated through the GLACIER online tax reporting system. Forms issued to individuals are distributed directly through GLACIER, unless the individual has opted to receive their form by mail. Forms 1042-S issued to Foreign Entities, are issued through the mail.

When will I receive my 2018 Form? Electronic and mailed forms will be distributed no later than March 15, 2019. Electronic forms are usually available by mid-February.

Contact information: Tax Reporting

Tax returns for International Students and Employees

Boise State employees do not complete tax returns for individuals. Below you will find information for two companies who provide web based tax preparation assistance to international tax filers.

Glacier Tax Prep
Boise State University has purchased a license agreement for GLACIER Tax Prep, a third party web based tax preparation program. Most individuals who receive an electronic form 1042-S from the Glacier database will have automatic access to GLACIER Tax Prep when it becomes available (mid-February). Boise State international students or staff may request access to GLACIER Tax Prep by emailing Tax Reporting,

You must have been a nonresident alien for tax purposes during calendar year 2018 to use this program.

GLACIER Tax Prep may only be used to prepare federal tax returns

Tax Preparation help
Spots are limited, to ensure your spot is reserved, please email to schedule a time.

Glacier tax Prep assistanceUP 300 (University Plaza)3/11/192:00pm – 5:05pm
Glacier tax Prep assistanceUP 300 (University Plaza)3/15/199:00am – 11:05am
Glacier tax Prep assistanceUP 300 (University Plaza)3/26/191:30pm – 3:20pm
State tax return Prep assistanceAlumni Center3/13/193:00pm – 5:00pm
State tax return Prep assistanceAlumni center3/13/196:00pm – 8:00pm

State of Idaho Tax Training for Filing Year 2018 (ppt)

1095-C Statement of Employer-Provided Health Insurance Offer and Coverage

The Form 1095-C and 1095-B contain important information about the healthcare coverage offered or provided to you by your employer. Information from the form may be referenced when filing your tax return and/or to help determine your eligibility for a premium tax credit. Think of the form as your “proof of insurance” for the IRS.

You will receive a Form 1095-C from Boise State University if you worked an average of 30-hours or more per week over the year. The information on the form reflects the coverage offered to the employee.

You will receive a Form 1095-B from Blue Cross of Idaho or Pacific Source if you were enrolled in healthcare coverage through Boise State University, this form reflects the coverage for you and your dependents.

Employees may receive their Form 1095-C from Boise State University electronically though a secured web portal. If you do not consent to receive electronically, a paper 1095-C form will be mailed to the employees’ home by January 31, 2019.

For questions and answers about Health Care Information Forms and filing your income tax return:

Click here for instructions to receive your 1095-C electronically.
For more information and how to read your 1095:

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