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EXEMPT NONIMMIGRANTS AND NONRESIDENT ALIENS

Cost Free
Presentation Length 1.0 hour

Recorded DateJanuary 7, 2020
CPE:Not available
(archived webinars do not offer CPE credits)
Subject AreaTaxes
Course LevelBasic
Course Description

Wages paid to nonresident aliens employed within the United States by an American or foreign employer, in general, are subject to Social Security/Medicare taxes for services performed by them within the United States, with certain exceptions based on their nonimmigrant status. This webinar will discuss which classes of nonimmigrants and nonresident aliens are exempt from U.S. Social Security and Medicare taxes.

Learning Objectives:


  • Identify exempt nonimmigrant nonresident aliens

  • Learn what type of employment is exempt from Social Security and Medicare tax

  • Understand the reporting requirements for H-1B visa holders

  • Learn how to apply the substantial presence test to J-1 visa holders

  • Understand the purpose of Form 8843

PLEASE NOTE: ARCHIVED WEBINARS DO NOT QUALIFY FOR CPE
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Antonio Martinez is the VP of Business Development for LTPA. In 2004 Tony earned a full-ride scholarship to the University of California, Berkeley. Tony majored in Engineering and was involved in various leadership and volunteer roles. Upon graduation, Tony joined the LTPA with a goal of building a national brand. As VP of Business Development, Tony has led the exponential growth of the organization and organized various events throughout the country. In 2014 Antonio became an Enrolled Agent with the goal of representing Spanish-speaking tax preparers before the IRS.

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The Latino Tax Professionals Association (LTPA) is a professional trade association dedicated to excellence in the field of tax preparation and related services. LTPA is here to support all those who serve the Spanish speaking taxpayer. Our members work in all areas of tax practice, including individual practitioners, accounting and bookkeeping services, enrolled agents, certified public accountants, and immigration attorneys.

As the only Latino-focused provider of tax education and related services, LTPA presents regional seminars, workshops, tax instructor training at our headquarters and an annual national convention on topics that are of great interest to our members.  Some of these topics include evaluations of tax preparation, accounting and write-up software and materials to help with the marketing and growth of your practice, setting up your business for success and growth, etc.  We are here to help tax professionals grow their business with Latino clients. We've been doing it for 34 years, let us show you how.

LTPA members and students may attend our National and Regional Conferences and network with colleagues and other professionals who serve this community.  In addition, we anticipate forming chapters at local levels to increase education and networking opportunities.