ITS Update: Is the Form 1098T email legitimate?
Posted: 16:16:01, Friday, Jan 6, 2017 Expiration: 10:25:36, Wednesday, Jan 25, 2017
The ITS Help Desk has had several inquiries this afternoon regarding an email with Subject: Form 1098T 2016 from UW PLATTEVILLE Available, IMPORTANT TAX RETURN DOCUMENT AVAILABLE from email@example.com.
This is a legitimate email regarding your tax documents.
Whenever you receive an unexpected message from an individual or organization, it is a good idea to go directly to the alleged source to verify whether the message is legitimate. If you still have questions about this email or the process described within it, you may contact the Cashiers Office (called a Bursar's office on some campuses) at 608.342.1211 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
It is always better to be safe than sorry! As always, the ITS Help Desk welcomes your inquiries and is happy to help at 608.342.1400 or email@example.com.
-- UW Platteville: Deb Meyer
Created: 04:18:13, Friday, Jan 6, 2017 (by Deb M.)
Updated: 10:25:38, Wednesday, Jan 25, 2017 (by Deb M.)