Nonresident Alien Tax Information

Nonresident Alien Tax Information

Are you a Foreign National Student, Faculty, Staff, Researcher, or Visitor to Arkansas Tech University?

Are you:

receiving an Athletic Scholarship to attend ATU?
receiving any other Scholarship to attend ATU?
planning to work on campus as a Student Worker?
working as a Graduate Assistant?
receiving any gifts or prizes from ATU?
teaching at Arkansas Tech University?
doing any type of Research and receiving compensation from Arkansas Tech University?

If you answered YES to any of these questions, you may be obligated under the regulations of the Internal Revenue Service to payFederal and/or Statetaxes!

It is theresponsibility of the Administrative Service officeto ensure that Arkansas Tech Universityis in tax compliance with the Internal Revenue Service. It is MANDATORY that you contactthe Administrative Services departmentto determine your U.S tax obligation. Please stop by ouroffice, email,or call to schedule an appointment.

What you need to bring with you:

Your current I-20
Your current Passport
Your Social Security Number

Failure to provide the requested information may result in withholding of additional taxes, delay in payment of wages and compesation, or rejection of payment requests.

If you are receiving an athletic scholarship you may be subject to tax up to 14% on non-qualified charges such as room and meals. You may be eligible for a tax exemption; however, you MUST stop by my office to make this determination!

The tax obligationforForeign Nationalscan be confusing and complicated. Our office is here to help you. We will do our very best to ease your mind, help you fill out the forms and answer your questions. Please feel free to contactus atanytime for any reason.