Sprintax FAQ for International Employees & Students
Effective January 1, 2022, the Dartmouth College Payroll Office has partnered with Sprintax Calculus, a leader in tax treaty benefit eligibility software, to ensure Dartmouth College International Faculty, Staff, and Students remain compliant with IRS regulations.
What is Sprintax?
Who Can Use Sprintax?
How Does Sprintax Work?
Is the Sprintax Website and My Data Secure?
Who Do I Contact with Questions?
What Does the Activation Email Look Like?
Can I sign-up on my own, or do I need to be invited?
Once I'm registered, what is the link to my profile?
Sprintax Calculus is a tool to ensure that Dartmouth College International Faculty, Staff, and Students remain compliant with IRS regulations.
The system will aid employees in determining their residency status and tax treaty benefit entitlements, as well as filing their tax returns (only available to non-residents).
Partnering with Sprintax allows Dartmouth College International Faculty, Staff, and Students the peace of mind that comes with being assure that they are taxed correctly and that the right amounts are reported to the IRS. Sprintax has a dedicated staff of international tax professionals available 24/7 to answer your questions via email, telephone, or chat.
Additionally, when the tax deadlines roll around, Sprintax will be available to help all non-residents file fully compliant tax returns.
All Dartmouth College International Faculty, Staff, Students (ie. Scholars, Teachers and Researchers) in the U.S. on F, J, M and Q visas can use the Sprintax software.
- Login anywhere anytime! - Cloud-based, secure and automated nonresident tax solution.
- Calculates tax withholding - The Sprintax system calculates nonresident tax withholding and determines whether you are eligible for any tax treaties or deductions.
- Nonresident tax compliance guaranteed - Instant generation of tax forms (such as 1042-S, W-4, W-8BEN and more).
- Tax residency determination - Determines tax residency status, based on the substantial presence test.
- Easy to use admin & dashboards. Advanced reporting tools - Personalized reporting and management of your nonresident tax profiles.
As a leading non-resident tax platform, Sprintax adheres to all IRS regulations on the retention of personable identifiable information in addition to GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation).
Security of information is a primary consideration for all the 450+ schools that Sprintax currently work with. Additionally, Sprintax is certified under ISO27001. ISO27001 is a globally recognized security standard that requires Sprintax to be externally regulated on security and other factors. All of Sprintax’ s servers and data are stored with Amazon Web Services which is a leading provider.
Dartmouth Payroll is always here to help. If you are interested in registering for a Sprintax account to determine your tax treaty eligibility, simply email us at Dartmouth.Payroll@dartmouth.edu and we will send you an activation link via email.
Hello from the Payroll Office of Dartmouth College. This email is a request for you to activate your Sprintax Calculus account. Sprintax will store all information relevant to your tax residency and tax treaty eligibility (if applicable). Once your file is complete and accurate, you will be provided with the relevant tax forms that you can sign and upload to the document exchange in Sprintax.
By completing the Sprintax form it will ensure your U.S. income is taxed correctly and any applicable Tax Treaty benefits are provided. By not completing this form, it may result in a higher tax rate being applied to all of your income.
Please use the link below to create your login info and finalize your Calculus profile (if you are unable to click the link, just copy it into your browser’s address bar):
The general process you should follow after creating your account is:
- Complete/edit your profile
- Upload supporting documents (if applicable)
- Download, sign and reupload your applicable tax forms (8233, W4, W8-BEN, etc.) to the Sprintax document exchange
If you have problems with the Sprintax software, you may contact Sprintax's customer support, or contact us at Dartmouth.Payroll@dartmouth.edu
International employees should request a login from Dartmouth Payroll so that we can confirm you are not already in the system and not setting up a duplicate account.
Once you have been invited by Dartmouth Payroll and have registered, you can access your Sprintax profile at: https://tds.sprintax.com/uni/login/