Bloomberg Tax
May 11, 2022, 1:06 AM

Tax Benefits Vary Among Types of U.S. Visas

Jamie Rathjen
Jamie Rathjen

While many types of U.S. visas related to temporary employment do not come with tax benefits, others, such as those for students, teachers, and researchers, come with FICA tax exemptions, a tax practitioner said May 10.

The general rule is that resident and nonresident foreign workers working in the U.S. are subject to the same tax rules as U.S. citizens, but other exemptions can apply even before the visa status is considered, Jonathan Stone, a managing director at KPMG LLP, said.

These exemptions include the individual’s country of origin, income tax treaties or totalization agreements, and the length of stay ...

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