Guide to Completing the JTSP Application and Form W-4 through MyAccount

  • The 1199SEIU member should visit https://www.1199seiubenefits.org/ and click on “MyAccount” located near the top right corner of the page.
  • Log in using the member’s username and password.
    • If the member needs to sign up, click on the “Sign up for MyAccount” button and follow the prompts.
    • If the member forgot the username and/or password, click on the “Forgot Username” and/or “Forgot Password” link and follow the
    • If the member experiences login issues, the member should click on “Report an Issue”.
  • Once logged in:
    • If the member did not yet verify their phone number, the member will be prompted to verify the phone number via text message, via voice call or choose to “Do This Later”.
    • If the member did not yet give consent to receive 1199SEIU Funds communications electronically, the member will be asked to give consent now or “Skip This for Now”.
    • The member should see a screen that says “Hi, <member’s name>!”. Towards the top of the page, the member should click on “Child Care” then “2022-2023 Joseph Tauber Scholarship”.
  • The member should read the instructions shown on this page.
    • If this is the member’s first time completing an application for a student, the member should read the instructions shown on this page then click on “Start JTSP Application Form”.
    • If the member previously started a student’s application form, click on the “Status” link (Pending or Completed) next to the student’s name.
    • If the member has more than one student that needs a JTSP application, then a JTSP application should be started for each student.
  • The member will be presented with their personal, contact and employer information then prompted to answer this question: “Would you like to receive text messages?”. The member must select “Yes” or “No” then “Next” to proceed.
  • If the member needs to make a change to their contact information, the member should click on “Edit Contact Information”. The member could update the address, phone numbers and email address on our records.
    • Member’s employer information and personal information such as the member’s first and last name, member ID#, SSN, birthday, gender, and marital status cannot be changed here. If the employer or personal information is incorrect, the member should contact member services by calling (646) 473-9200.
  • The member should read the instructions shown on this page. Then click on a filing status checkbox under (c). The member must click the “Accept” checkbox to electronically sign the W-4 form. Click on “Save & Continue”.
  • The member will be asked to enter the student’s information: student’s first name, last name, date of birth, preferred phone number, email and last four digits of SSN. The member will then be prompted to answer this question: “Would you like to receive text messages?”. The member must select “Yes” or “No” and enter the student’s college/university name, city, state, major and year in college, student’s high school and year of high school graduation. The member will then be prompted to answer this question: “Are you entering the clinical phase of your Nursing Program?”. The member must select “Yes” or “No” then “Next” to proceed.
  • The member should read the instructions shown on this page. The member must click on the “Download Application and College Release form” link. Click on the PDF icon with the words “Applicatiom_Form.pdf” next to it located on the bottom left corner of the page.
  • The application will be displayed in a new tab/window. Click the printer icon located on the top right corner of the page. Once the application is printed, the student should sign and date it. Scan the signed application and save it somewhere on the computer the member will use to upload the document.
  • Click “Choose File,” select the scanned copy of the signed application and click  “Open”.
  • The member should read the instructions shown on this page. The member should click “Next” if an application needs to be completed for another student.