This free, virtual conference will explore 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 will this event cover?

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

  • Determining residency for tax purposes
  • Defining sources of income
  • Understanding FICA tax
  • Managing scholarship and non-employment income
  • Tax treaty benefits
  • Common tax case studies
  • And more

Beginning at 1 pm EST, our panel of speakers will 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.

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Elvera King

Relationship Manager, Sprintax

Elvera King liaises with our Educational Partners across the US to deliver tax workshops and resources to assist their nonresident populations to file compliant US tax returns. Elvera has over 10 years of experience working in the tax and finance industry and has been part of the Sprintax team since 2015.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I attend the event?

You can register for the event by filling the form above. You will then receive a confirmation email with a link to the live event.

Who is speaking at the event?

Associate Vice President of Sprintax, Ryan Ludden and Relationship Manager at Sprintax, Elvera King, will be 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 webinar 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. On the day, you will hear top tips on how to streamline nonresident tax withholding within your organization.