FAQ

How much tax will I be charged?

If you are a U.S. citizen Harvard will not withhold taxes from your taxable scholarship or stipend. If you are a foreign student, the taxable portion of your award will be taxed at a rate of 14%.

Some foreign students come from countries that have a tax treaty with the United States, and can claim exemption from U.S. taxes. International students receiving taxable scholarships from Harvard will receive an e-mail from the Student Accounts Office which will include information about your tax status and tax treaties. If you have questions about your eligibility, you can contact the… Read more about How much tax will I be charged?

What is a 1099-HC?

Proof of Health Coverage, and is used to complete Schedule HC  on Massachusetts State tax returns.

What is a 1098-E?

Form 1098-E reports interest you paid on a student loan during the preceding year.  The lenders that carry your student loans must send you a copy of Form 1098-E by January 31st.

How do I view my 1098-E online?

Click here:  www.heartlandecsi.com
1.    You will be asked to enter your school code which is: k4
2.    Enter your 8-digit Harvard ID# (HUID).  
3.    Enter the PIN/password that you created while completing your Exit Interview or signing your promissory note.  If you have forgotten your PIN/password, click on “Need help logging in?" and answer the security questions presented.  This will allow you to authenticate yourself to the system and you will be able to create a new PIN/password.
4.    Click on “My Account Menu”
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