Tax Status

A nonresident alien for tax purposes is defined by the IRS as:

Unlike U.S. citizens, nonresident aliens are only taxed on U.S. Source income.

A resident alien for tax purposes is defined by the IRS as:

  • A person who possesses a green card, or
  • Someone who has satisfied the substantial presence test

A resident alien is subject to the same tax withholding and reporting requirements as a U.S. citizen or Permanent Resident, including taxation on worldwide income.

Contact International Services

If you have questions or require additional information, email: internationaltax@kennesaw.edu.

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