How can we assist you?

Non-US TaxResources for non-US citizens
Tax DocumentsFederal, DC, & state sales tax exemption certificates
Payment TypesStipends, awards/prizes, honoraria, donations
Sales TaxProcess for collection and documentation of sales taxes
Employee vs. Independent ContractorWorker classification rules – is this an employee or an independent contractor?
Unrelated Business Income (UBI) & Private Business Use (PBU)What is UBI? How are RGAs analyzed for UBI and PBU?
Tax PoliciesExpense reimbursements, donations, employee fringe benefits, gifts, cash payments, housing, student employee FICA

Important Notes

The mission of the Tax Department is to guide the University in matters of international, federal, state and local taxation. The Tax Department creates and monitors policies and procedures for tax law compliance and the protection of the University’s tax exempt status.

We are responsible for: 

  • Researching international, federal, state and local tax compliance for the University;
  • The University’s federal, state and local tax returns;
  • Unrelated Business Income (UBI) monitoring and reporting;
  • Tax Exempt Bond Private Business Use (PBU) monitoring and reporting;
  • Worker classification determinations;
  • Nonresident Alien (NRA) tax withholding

Address (for mail only): 2115 Wisconsin Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20007 


*Do NOT send emails to multiple tax email addresses. Doing so will significantly delay response times. Only email ONE address below and do NOT email or cc individual members of the Tax Department.