This virtual conference explores a variety of scenarios related to nonresident tax withholding and compliance for employers. This clinic will be of interest to you if you work in an international office or payroll department that pays salary or scholarship income to foreign individuals.

What does this session cover?

The session examines a number of core nonresident tax topics, including:

  • Identifying a foreign national/potential NRA receiving payment
  • Determining tax residency 
  • Defining the type and source of income
  • Understanding FICA taxes
  • Tax treaty eligibility
  • Managing scholarship and non-employment income
  • Tax treaty benefits
  • 1042-S reporting and depositing 1042-S tax to the IRS
  • Common tax case studies
  • And more

Available on demand, our panel of speakers share their tips on how to streamline the withholding of tax from nonresidents. 

This event is brought to you by the Alien Sessions, a series of live events and online seminar sessions exploring key topics of influence for foreign nationals working and living in the US.


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Your Panel Speakers


Jim Webb

Nonresident Tax Specialist, University of Missouri, St. Louis

Jim Webb is a 1996 graduate of the University of North Texas with a BS in Accounting and MS in Managerial Accounting Systems.  He is a licensed CPA in the state of Texas.  He has worked in higher education for 32 years with 24 years in nonresident alien tax. He has been with the University of Missouri-St. Louis since 2012.

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Will Drath

Nonresident Tax Specialist,
University of Missouri, Columbia

Will Drath is the Nonresident Tax Specialist for The University of Missouri – Columbia campus. He received a Juris Doctor from Elon Law in 2013, and received a Master of Accountancy from the Kenan-Flagler Business School at the University of North Carolina in 2018. He is married to a political scientist and has two children.


Ryan Ludden

Associate Vice President, Sprintax

Ryan Ludden has been supporting organizations across the US and around the world with nonresident tax compliance for over 5 years at Sprintax. During that time he has delivered more than 300 tax workshops and webinars to nonresidents and their employers, assisting with tax filing and process optimization to ensure NRA compliance.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I attend the event?

The live event date has now ended. You can watch the session back on-demand by filling the form above. 

Who is speaking at the event?

Associate Vice President of Sprintax, Ryan Ludden is joined by Jim Webb, Nonresident Tax Specialist at the University of Missouri, St. Louis and Will Drath, Nonresident Tax Specialist, University of Missouri, Columbia.

Who should attend this event?

This session is for you if you work in an international office or payroll department within an organization that pays salary or scholarship income to nonresident individuals.