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Pandemic-Related International Tax Issues: Dislocated Students and Employees Outside the U.S.

August 19, 2020 | 1-2pm ET

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International Tax
The pandemic has created numerous fiscal challenges for colleges and universities, including a host of issues for institutions with students and employees temporarily unable to return to the U.S. This webcast will cover current tax issues affecting your institution’s students and employees who are currently unable to return to campus due to COVID-19 travel restrictions or closures.
Our panel of tax and global operations experts from three universities will address the latest guidance from the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) on employee tax issues and explain the recent equalization levies imposed by India and Mexico on online education delivered to students in those countries. You’ll also learn about some approaches to managing the tax treatment of employees, including graduate teaching and research assistants who are currently working outside the U.S.
This program is intended for campus staff and tax and accounting advisors and is closed to the press.

Tax Webcast

What You Will Learn

NACUBO’s professional development programs are designed to deliver the skills, concepts, and best practices for success to individuals in the business of higher education. After participating in this program, you will be able to—

  • Describe the tools and practices available to help your institution address ongoing international tax matters during the pandemic
  • Develop tax compliance strategies for continued employment of individuals outside the U.S.
  • Identify the equalization tax liabilities for your institution for online education delivered to students in India and Mexico

Who Should Attend

  • Assistant Controllers
  • Bursars
  • Chief Business Officers
  • Chief Financial Officers
  • Controllers
  • Global Operations Directors and Managers
  • Student Financial Services Directors
  • Tax Directors

Meet The Presenters

  • Jodi Kessler, assistant director, tax, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Joel Levenson, assistant vice president for tax, payables, and procurement, University of Central Florida
  • Mary Bachinger, director, tax policy, NACUBO

CPE Information

Estimated 1 CPE Credits

CPE credit is not available for On-Demand recordings at this time.

NACUBO is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website


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