2022 Tax Season

As we are approaching the 2022 Tax Season, we have compiled some information for you to help you address any questions you may have.

Please also consider that Tufts’ Employee Assistance Provider (EAP) offers a free tax consultation: https://access.tufts.edu/free-tax-consultation-through-tufts-employee-assistance-program


Important Dates

Review your Home/Mailing Address in eServe December 31, 2021
Consent to electronic-only delivery of your W-2 in eServe*
*If you have previously consented, no further action is required.
January 15, 2022
W-2 available on eServe January 31, 2022
W-2 mailed (please consider delays due to mailing) January 31, 2022

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Additional Resources

Tax Forms Overview

Form Description Questions?
W-2 United States federal tax form issued by employers and stating how much an employee was paid in a year, which also reports the amount of federal, state, and other taxes withheld from a paycheck. TSS
1099 Form 1099 is for U.S. citizens and Green Card holders who receive “non-payroll income” from Accounts Payable, such as rents, royalties, honorariums, and subject study payments but NOT for Scholarships/Fellowships. A 1099 is generated when compensation is greater than or equal to $600 (some, such as rent or royalties, have a lower threshold). TSS
1099HC Massachusetts tax document which provides proof of health insurance coverage for Massachusetts residents. Every Commonwealth of Massachusetts resident who has health insurance will receive a 1099-HC form. This form is provided by your health insurance carrier. Your Health Insurance Carrier. If you are enrolled in a Tufts University Health Plan, contact Tufts Health Plan at (844) 516-5790
1042-S Form 1042-S is used to report amounts paid to foreign persons (including persons presumed to be foreign) that are subject to income tax withholding, even if no amount is deducted and withheld from the payment because of a treaty or exception to taxation, or if any amount withheld was repaid to the payee. Scholarships/Fellowships for Foreign Nationals who used the scholarship "outside the U.S." will not receive a 1042S. TSS
1098-T Tuition Statement. Eligible educational institutions file this form for each student they enroll and for whom a reportable transaction is made. Tufts Student Services – Bursar