It is very important for international students and scholars to understand their U.S. tax responsibilities. Any international present in the U.S. for any part of the calendar year must file a tax report with the IRS the following April. For detailed tax information, responsibilities and deadlines please see the IRS website. The OIS is not legally permitted to provide any tax guidance or assistance. For specific information it is best to consult the IRS website directly.
JHU Tax Office
The JHU Tax Office provides limited information regarding taxes. You can find information on important topics related to taxation on their website at: http://finance.jhu.edu/depts/tax/students.html. Including information regarding Nonresident or Resident Alien for tax purposes, the substantial presence test, tax treaties, etc.
The Tax Office can also answer specific questions about the taxes being withheld from your JHU paycheck. The tax office does meet with people individually but they are not physically located on the East Baltimore campus. It might be most efficient to try email or phone first.
JHU Tax Office
4th Floor - North Building
3910 Keswick Road
Baltimore, MD 21211
Tax Preparation Assistance
The JHU Tax Office provides tax preparation assistance through a software program called Glacier. For more information see the JHU Tax Office website: Information About Glacier
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