Nonresident Aliens and Social Security


General Social Security Tax Rules Most people who earn wages in the United States are required to contribute to the Social Security and Medicare programs through payroll contributions. Contributions are required regardless of a worker’s residency status. A total contribution of 15.3% of gross wages is required for each worker, half of which is contributed…

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Electronic Filing for Form 1040NR, Finally!

Night Bridge

IRS Brings Nonresident Returns to the Modern Age Over the last 30 years the IRS has transformed the tax return filing process from one that relied entirely on paper forms to a system that is primarily paperless. Paper tax forms are no longer available at the local post office, and the large crowds of frantic…

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