The Tax Guidance for Nonresident Aliens website is a resource for foreign nationals—including students, scholars, employees, and suppliers—receiving payments from MIT. The website also includes information to assist in fulfilling U.S. and state tax compliance obligations.

The menu at left features a complete list of topics covered on this site, as well as a curated list of topics based on your affiliation with MIT.

For U.S. tax resident resources visit Tax Guidance for U.S. Residents.

Tax Workshop for Nonresident International Students 
(Tax Year 2023)
Generally, International Students in the U.S. five years or less

Recorded live: Thursday, February 22, 2024 

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Tax Workshop for Nonresident Scholars 
(Tax Year 2023)

Recorded live: Wednesday, February 28, 2024


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Updated: March 12, 2024

The federal income tax filing due date for individuals for tax year 2023 is Monday, April 15, 2024

The deadline for the Massachusetts individual state income tax return filing is Wednesday, April 17, 2024. Please consult state tax agency websites for information on filing deadlines in states other than Massachusetts.

The FAQ for Tax Filing is updated for tax year 2023.

Tax Year 2023

Tax Workshop for MIT Graduate Students

  • Sprintax Calculus and Sprintax Returns
  • Residency status
  • Federal and state filing requirements
  • Tax treaty benefits
  • MIT distributed tax forms

Presented: Thursday, October 26, 2023

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