Tax Information


All students who took classes during a given calendar year at Roger Williams University will receive a 1098T tax form.

The 1098T for calendar year 2016 will be mailed to the student’s address on record no later than January 31, 2017.

Roger Williams University is required by the Federal Government to report Amounts Billed OR Amounts Paid for qualified tuition and related expenses. Please note: Roger Williams University reports AMOUNTS BILLED. Only qualified amounts billed with an invoice date during the calendar year January 1, 2016 thru December 31, 2016 will be included on the 2016 1098T form.

Students should refer all tax-related questions to their own tax counsel. Students may find additional information from IRS Publication 970, Tax benefits for Higher Education or visit the Internal Revenue Service website. Additional information can also be found at:,,id=213044,00.html.

Please email Rosa Macedo in the Bursar's Office at if you do not receive your 2016 1098T by February 8th, 2017. Please include the student's name and ID#. The 1098T can only be mailed to the student’s home address currently on record in the Registrar’s Office. We are not allowed to FAX a 1098T. Students may pick up copies of the 1098T in the Bursar’s Office.

IRS Form 8300

RWU is required by law to report receipt of more than $10,000 in cash over a course of any 12 month period to the IRS by filing an IRS Form 8300. Cash, Money Orders, Cashier’s/Treasurer's checks and Traveler’s checks are considered cash payments.

Personal and corporate checks are not considered cash payments. Students will be notified by the University Bursar’s Office if a Form 8300 has been filed.