An introduction to Income Tax in the United States and what you need to know before you arrive, can be found here.

If you will be paid by UMMS, you should expect to get an email from "" prior to your arrival. It will give you login and password information that will ask for your immigration history. This information is used prior to your arrival to determine tax treaty eligibility. Please complete this online form before you arrive.

Social Security
International students and employees are required to obtain a Social Security Number (SSN) to be employed in the United States. Frequently, banks, apartment rentals and other services, may also require that you have a Social Security number. The Social Security Administration (SSA) is required to verify identity and visa information with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) before the SSN can be issued.

Please click here for more information.

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