Employee Tuition Assistance Program
TAP Application Deadline Date
Registration FOR EMPLOYEES ENROLLED AT GEORGIA STATE UNIVERSITY who has a 1.0 FTE (full-time equivalent) work commitment:
The Tuition Assistance Program (TAP) application submission deadline:
For Spring 2019 is Thursday, November 15, 2018, by 5:15 pm
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 at http://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
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 protected]; or
3) fax: (404) 413-3335
Applications will be accepted until 5:15 p.m.
If you have any questions or need additional information regarding TAP, please contact Regina Barnett at (404) 413-3334
TAP Workshop Presentation
You may view the TAP Workshop Presentation for information on the following topics:
- Who Can Participate?
- What Does TAP Pay For?
- TAP Application Due Dates
- How Many Courses Can I Take?
- Employee Registration Guidelines
- Programs not eligible under TAP
- Links to TAP Policy and other Resources