Required Documents for Payment to Foreign Independent Contractors
- Copy of Permanent Resident Card or I-551 stamp in passport
- W9 Form
Permanent Resident Applicant
All Other Visa Statuses
- Immigration Document
- I-94 or ESTA receipt
- W-8BEN Form or W9 Form (if Individual is a Resident for Tax)
Taxes for Foreign Independent Contractor Services
9/5/6 Honorarium Rule (B Visa and WB Status Only)
9 = Cannot perform services at the University of Chicago for an activity lasting longer than 9 days. (Individual can be on campus for longer than 9 days, but the actual service cannot be longer than 9 days).
5 = Cannot have accepted payments for services from more than 5 institutions…
6 = in the last 6 months.