MUSC Employment & Taxation Information

Charles Bradley (Controller's Office) helps foreign nationals in determining whether or not they have tax treaty benefits. He also directs them to IRS information about taxes. He does not file tax forms for foreign nationals or give tax advice.

Tax forms must be filed every year by April 1st.

Charles Bradley
Controller's Office
Phone: 843-792-2732  Fax: 843-792-5185

Foreign National Employment & Taxation Forms

What Documents are Needed to Complete Required Employment & Tax Information?

U.S. social security card - it can take four weeks to receive this card after you have applied with the U.S. Social Security Administration

Unexpired foreign passport

U.S. visa

I-94 Departure Card - you will receive this card and complete it during your trip to the U.S. Upon arrival in the U.S., immigration officials will review the card and stamp it with your visa status and departure date. This card contains your admission number.

Form I20 if F visa

Form DS2019 if J visa

Form I797 A if H1

EAD card if optional practical training work

If you have a Resident Alien Card, Certificate of Naturalization, or Certificate of U.S. Citizenship, it may also be used for completing employment forms

What Forms Must Be Completed for Employment & Payroll Tax Purposes?

INS Form I9 - Employee Eligibility Verification

MUSC Tax Information Form for Internationals

IRS Form W-4 - Employee's Withholding Allowance Certificate

IRS Form 8233 - Exemption from Withholding on Compensation for Independent (and Certain Dependent) Personal Services of a Nonresident Alien Individual

IRS Form 8233 Attachment - applicable treaty statement for students, professors, teachers, or researchers

* Please note: If you are being funded by a foreign organization, please bring the contract letter or other documentation from the foreign organization that has agreed to pay your salary during your time at MUSC.

Medical University of South
Carolina Division of Finance & Administration
Tax & Cash Receipts Department Policy Approved 4/99 by signature:
VP for Finance & Administration