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Form 1042-S

Form 1042-S Foreign Person's U.S. Source Income Subject to Withholding

2017 "Form 1042-S Foreign Person's U.S. Source Income Subject to Withholding" will be issued on or before March 12, 2018. You may need this form for your tax returns. If you chose online delivery through Glacier, you'll get an email from Glacier even if you no longer work at UCSD. If you declined online delivery, it will be mailed to the address in Glacier as of 12/31/17.

Form 1042-S reports the following payments dated in 2017:

  • Wage/salary payments exempt from federal tax withholding due to a tax treaty, regardless of tax residency status.  
  • Fellowship payments to nonresident aliens to nonresident aliens 
  • Other non-wage income paid to nonresident aliens: royalties, honoraria, independent contractor payments, and performance fees.

Online delivery: If you had a complete UCSD Glacier record as of 12/31/17 and didn't choose to decline online delivery, you'll get an email from Glacier (support@online-tax.net) on or before March 12, 2018 with the subject "Year-End Reporting Form 1042-S is now available." It will explain how to view and print your 1042-S from your Glacier record, even if you are no longer at UCSD.

Mail delivery: If you declined online delivery through Glacier, your Form 1042-S will be mailed to the address you entered in your Glacier record. If you never completed your Glacier record, or had no Glacier record at all, it will be mailed to the address you provided at the time of payment.

Questions? Our FAQ page has a section about Forms 1042-S.