Social Security Information
UofM - Nonresident Alien Tax Preparation Resource
If Nonresident Alien Students/ Employees are seeking a resource to assist them with
preparing their tax return, please follow the below instructions:
1. Go to: bf.memphis.edu/finance/
2. Click on Foreign National Tax Resource
3. Login (UofM ID and password)
4. Click on "please click here"...
* First time users, click on new users registration to sign up (right hand corner)
(Access code 7HMNQ62MRXF9)
* Returning user-enter username & password
Useful Tax Links
www.irs.gov (parent website for the U.S. Tax agency)
http://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/f1040nre.pdf form - 1040NR-EZ is the most commonly used form for international students and scholars
with F-1 or J-1 visas
http://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/f8843.pdf - the 8843, which must accompany the 1040 NR-EZ, and is filed alone if the student
or scholar has no income.
http://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/p901.pdf - tax treaties
BOTH of these forms are needed to request a refund of social security and medicare
tax if withheld in error http://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/f8316.pdf and http://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/f843.pdf
http://bf.memphis.edu/finance/- (university site for direct customer service regarding tax issues with students
that are non-resident aliens)
Tax Treaty Information For Nationals..
Other Tax Treaties
Tax Treaties Offering Benefits to Students
These Information Sheets Are No Replacement For Direct Data From The U.s. Internal
Revenue Service www.irs.gov
Information On These Handouts Is Not For Sale , And Is Intended Only as an introduction
to NonResident AlienTax Issues for International Students.
Please check with your local VITA site for more details on Free Taxpayer Assistance.