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Determining Tax Status for Foreign National Employees

Course Code:  WHR146

Course Name:  Determining Tax Status for Foreign National Employees

Prerequisite:  None

Department:  Human Capital Services

Length of Session:  2 Hours

Audience:  HCS Liaisons

Session Description: 

Human Capital Services (HCS) is offering this session specifically for K-State employees who are responsible for processing personnel and payroll transactions for foreign national employees.  This session will provide an overview on how a foreign national employee’s tax status is determined.   Presenters will focus on providing a basic understanding of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) rules and regulations associated with tax withholding requirements based on whether the foreign national is a nonresident or resident for tax purposes as well as discussing tax treaty benefits and the appropriate forms required.     

Session Objectives:  As a result of this session, participants will:

  • Identify the IRS tax withholding requirements. 
  • Determine whether a foreign national is a nonresident or resident for tax purposes. 
  • Determine if tax treaty benefits apply. 
  • Select the additional forms required when putting a foreign national on the payroll. 

You may enroll through HRIS Self-Enrollment to receive immediate confirmation (see the Employee Self Service Learning & Development directions for more information). Or e-mail learning-develop-hr@ksu.edu and include your name, department, employee ID number (required), course title and course date. Enrollment will be confirmed by an e-mail response to the sender.

It is the employee's responsibility to obtain the necessary departmental approvals prior to enrolling.

If you are a person who needs a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in any Learning and Development offering, please contact K-State Learning and Development in advance at 2-1920 or at learning-develop-hr@ksu.edu.

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