General Tax Guidance for UC Merced Students & Scholars
Office of International Affairs staff are prohibited from giving individual income tax advice on personal income tax issues. You should always consult a professional tax advisor for information on the taxability of payments you receive from UC Merced. The below UC Merced Tax Services website resources are intended to introduce you to general tax information applicable to UC Merced students and scholars.
UC Merced Tax Services Resources:
- General Tax Guidance for UC Merced Students & Scholars
- General Tax Guidance and Filing Information
- Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
Contact Tax Services via a Service Now Tax Inquiry ticket.
GLACIER NRA Tax System
- The GLACIER System: Guidance for Nonresident Alien Tax Compliance for students and employees
For additional information about GLACIER, please contact UC Merced Tax Services at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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