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Professors, Teachers, and Researchers Income
Pay of professors and teachers who are residents of the following countries is
generally exempt from U.S. income tax for 2 or 3 years if they temporarily visit
the United States to teach or do research. The exemption applies to pay earned
by the visiting professor or teacher during the applicable period. For most of
the following countries, the applicable period begins on the date of arrival in
the United States for the purpose of teaching or engaging in research.
Furthermore, for most of the following countries, the exemption applies even if
the stay in the United States extends beyond the applicable period.
exemption generally applies to pay received during a second teaching assignment
if both are completed within the specified time, even if the second assignment
was not arranged until after arrival in the United States on the first
assignment. For each of the countries listed, the conditions are stated under
which the pay of a professor or teacher from that country is exempt from U.S.
If you do not meet the requirements for exemption as a teacher or if
you are a resident of treaty country that does not have a special provision for
teachers, you may qualify under a personal.
China, People�s Republic of
Commonwealth of Independent States (C.I.S.)
Trinidad and Tobago