The University at Buffalo is proud of its traditions of academic excellence and for having one of the most diverse academic communities in the United States. UB offers you assistance from state-wide experts to manage your international employee or guest needs.
International students and scholars can use the UB-provided application Sprintax to prepare federal (U.S.) tax returns at no cost.
Welcome to UB — a premier, research-intensive public university dedicated to academic excellence. Visitors like yourself are part of the reason we have achieved this reputation.
For business purposes, we consider you an international guest at UB if you meet the following criteria:
To apply for an ITIN please contact our local IRS office to make an appointment:
Internal Revenue Service
130 South Elmwood Ave
Buffalo, NY 14202
1-844-545-5640 (to make appointment)
Honorarium recipients (or contractors) at UB are required to pay federal taxes on all or a portion of their income and may have different requirements and regulations than a U.S. citizen.
Honorarium recipients do not have to file a federal witholding form (W-4) or a New York state withholidng form. UB taxes recipients at 30% unless an honoraria treaty stipulates otherwise.
Honorarium recipients are also not taxed for Social Security and Medicare Tax (FICA).
Submit completed form to your sponsor.