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The University of Massachusetts Medical School applies specific federal tax withholding and reporting rules to payments made to international students and employees, in accordance with U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) requirements.
Because of legal restrictions on our capacity to advise you about tax liabilities, the Immigration Services Office is not able to advise individuals with regard to their personal income tax situation nor can we provide guidance or respond to questions concerning federal tax withholding and reporting of payments made to individuals who are neither U.S. citizens nor U.S. permanent residents.
Please review our right sidebar for additional guidance.
Internal Revenue Service (IRS)
Federal Tax Forms & Publications
Foreign Students & Scholars
U.S. Income Tax Treaties
IRS Publication 519 (2013), U.S. Tax Guide for Aliens
IRS Publication 901, U.S. Tax Treaties
UMMS Tax Consultant Referral List (pdf)
First Time International Taxpayer's Guide to Filing a U.S. Tax Return
Available Tax Filing Software - Turbotax/Sprintax
IRS Volunteer Income Assistance (VITA) and Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) Program offer free tax help for taxpayers who qualify
NAFSA: Association for International Educators - Tax Resource Library
Printable Tax Overview and Resources