International students are affected by specific tax laws and treaties that do not affect U.S. Citizens and resident aliens.  This page is provided in an effort to answer questions that international students may have regarding their compensation and taxes, as well as the regulations that govern them.

New International Students: The Global Education Department at Dickinson College provides an excellent resource page to help you become oriented to Dickinson College. 

Current International Students: The Global Education Department at Dickinson College provides an in-depth resource page in an attempt to assist you in your continuing education at Dickinson College. 

Tax Information Resources

Understanding Your W-2

Understanding Your 1042-S

Federal Income Tax Forms

Form 1040-NR-EZ                    Form 1040-NR-EZ Instructions

W-8BEN Form                          W-8BEN Instructions

Form 8233                               Form 8233 Instructions

Form 8843 and Instructions

Form W-7 with Instructions (English)

Form W-7 with Instructions (Spanish)

State Income Tax Forms

Form PA-40                                  

Local Income Tax Resources

Certificate of Residency Form

Local Services Tax Exemption and Refund Forms

Income Tax Form 531                

Other Relevant Links

Glossary of Terms

IRS Publication 515  - Withholding of Tax on Nonresident Aliens

IRS Publication 519  - U.S. Tax Guide for Aliens

IRS Publication 901  - U.S. Tax Treaties