(Approved by the Vice President for Finance and Facilities by authority of Executive Order No. 5)
The University of Washington is responsible for maintaining compliance with both the letter and the intent of all federal, state, and local laws when paying foreign nationals, including but not limited to:
|#1||Verifying that appropriate authorization and visa status is received in advance of any payment (see Foreign National Payments & Tax Withholding);
|#2||Verifying that the payment can be issued to foreign nationals in advance of their arrival (see the downloadable Payments That Can Be Issued to Foreign Nationals chart); and
|#3||As a withholding agent for the Internal Revenue Service (IRS):|
Refer to the Making Payment to Foreign Nationals web page for detailed instructions on paying foreign nationals.
For related information concerning foreign nationals, see the following web pages:
February 1997; August 18, 2015.