Employee Tuition Assistance Program
TAP Application Deadline Dates
Fall Semester 2015 – Wednesday, July 15 by 5:15pm
Spring Semester-November 15
Summer Semester-April 15
We would like to offer you the opportunity to learn more about the Tuition Assistance Program (TAP). Please attend the TAP seminar on Wednesday, July 8, 2015 from 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. and Tuesday, July 14, 2015 from 2 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. in the Basement Conference Room of One Park Place South.
Registration FOR EMPLOYEES ENROLLED AT GEORGIA STATE UNIVERSITY who has a 1.0 FTE (full time equivalent) work commitment:
Class Registration: You will need to check the class registration date(s) for the particular USG institution you will be attending. These can be found athttp://www.usg.edu/hr/benefits/tap_dates.
TAP Policy Information: It is important to read the TAP policy before completing the application. To view the TAP policy, please visit:http://www.usg.edu/hr/benefits/tuition_assistance_program_tap.
Tax implications for participants: The federal government currently allows up to $5,250 annually, in employer-provided educational assistance benefits, to be “tax free” to TAP participants. This applies to both undergraduate and graduate-level courses. This “tax free” exemption currently applies through 2013. An employee must generally pay taxes on employer-provided educational assistance benefits in excess of $5,250. This amount will be included in your wages (Box 1 of your Form W-2). A tax professional should be consulted for further information concerning taxable tuition.
Submit Your TAP Application
There are 3 ways for you to submit your TAP application: 1) in person at 1 Park Place South Suite 330; 2) email: email@example.com; or 3) fax: (404) 413-3335. Applications will be accepted until 5:15 p.m. on Wednesday, April 15th.
If you have any questions or need additional information regarding TAP, please contact Regina Barnett at (404) 413-3334.