Wages and Stipends from Columbia
Complete the Foreign National Information Form (FNIF) when contacted by Columbia’s Human Resources Department.
They need it to determine your tax-filing status, tax withholding on payments, and whether you are eligible for any tax treaty benefits.
Apply for a Social Security Number (SSN) or Individual Taxpayer ID (ITIN) as soon as possible.
You may apply for the SSN if:
If you are employed at Columbia, complete a few additional forms.
Your hiring department will assist you in completing the forms related to the tax to be withheld from your payment: