FORM 1098-C File Schema

Sample File = Schema\2021\TEXT\T98C.txt

String fields are displayed within quotations

CRLF=Carriage Return Line Feed (Hex 0D0A)


"Name line 1"

"Name line 2"

"Street address line 1"

"Street address line 2"



"Zip code"

"USPS Delivery Point"

"Foreign address indicator" ¹

"Foreign city, province, postal code, etc."

"TIN Type"

"Taxpayer ID"

"Name control"

"Date of contribution" ²

"Odometer mileage"




"Vehicle or other identification number"

"Box 4a - Transaction indicator" ¹

"Box 4b - Date of sale" ²

Box 4c - Gross proceeds from sale

"Box 5a - Transfer after improvements indicator" ¹

"Box 5b - Transfer below FMV indicator" ¹

"Box 5c - Description of improvements"

"Box 6a - Goods or services indicator" ¹

Box 6b - Value of goods and services

"Box 6c - Intangible religious benefits indicator" ¹

"Box 6c - Description of goods and services"

"Box 7 - Deduction $500 or less indicator" ¹

"Do not print indicator" ¹

"Client ID"



¹ "X" if applicable, otherwise, enter a null string ""

² Use format MMDDYYYY or MMDDYY (21st century is assumed).