If you are a foreign national employee, please visit the Office of Payroll and Employee Benefits as soon as you are hired for a position at Ball State.
You will be required to complete the following forms:
You will also need to provide copies of the following documentation:
- all passports
- Form I-20
- Form I-94
- Social Security card—You will be required to complete tax forms even if you do not have your Social Security number yet. If you have not applied for your Social Security number, please call 765-285-5422 to make an appointment with an immigration advisor in International Programs to assist you with this process.
Tax Treaty Benefits
Payroll and Employee Benefits will determine your eligibility for tax treaty benefits by using the International Tax Navigator along with the information you provide provided by the employee (listed above).
Certain countries have treaties that may lessen the amount of withholding due.
If you are eligible for tax treaty benefits, our office will notify you and require you to sign Form 8233 (PDF).