Form W-9S  Request for Student’s or Borrower’s Taxpayer Identification Number and Certification

We are requesting that you provide your social security number to us so we can accurately report your qualified education expenses to the IRS.  You can do so by completing the W-9S form.  The Internal Revenue Service requires educational institutions to file a 1098-T form each year.  The 1098-T form contains information about qualifying tuition and related expenses.   The 1098-T form is needed to claim educational credits on your or your parent’s federal income tax returns.  Your social security number identifies and matches the IRS files to your tax returns. 

Please complete of the W-9S --- then return it to Bloomsburg University at the address listed below.  Failure to provide your social security number may result in the IRS issuing you a penalty of $50. 


Finance and Business Services

336 Arts & Administration Building

400 E 2nd Street, WAB

Bloomsburg, PA  17815

Phone:  570-389-4013

Fax:  570-389-3898