GLACIER is an online tax compliance program, to which foreign nationals receiving payment from Harvard will be given access. It is a secure, web-based system that will classify them for U.S. tax purposes and determine appropriate tax withholding and tax treaty eligibility (if applicable).
If you haven't yet received the email from email@example.com, which includes your original login information, or have lost or forgotten your login information, you can click on “Forgot Login?” on the GLACIER login page to access GLACIER. If you still cannot access GLACIER, please contact NRA Tax.
Yes, an email from Harvard will be sent, in tandem, confirming that it's safe to proceed with GLACIER.
We have two resources that should answer all your Glacier-related questions:
Generally, all required tax forms are generated by the system. Note that this does not include the I-9 form or the "required document copies" to be attached to the Glacier submission.