University purchases from vendors located in Virginia
  • The University is a state agency and therefore is generally exempt from Virginia sales tax.
  • Primary exception: Lodging, airfare, and rail are generally taxable.
  • Virginia vendors may request that University purchasers provide an exemption certificate before they agree to waive sales tax.

The United States has tax treaties with several foreign countries. Under these treaties, residents (not necessarily citizens) of foreign countries are taxed at a reduced rate, or exempt specific income amounts of U.S.-sourced income and/or scholarship/fellowship payments from taxation.

What is a Form 1042-S, and when should I receive it? A 1042-S is a year-end federal tax document given to a non-resident alien who received wages exempted from federal and state tax withholding by a tax treaty received a non-qualified taxable scholarship
Sprintax is a web-based tool designed specifically for non-resident alien tax filers. This program produces the required documents to file your Federal taxes (Forms 1040NR and Form 8843).


UVA is required by federal law to provide each employee with a Form W-2. Employees can expect to receive a Form W-2 by January 31 of each year.  For years 2018 and prior, you may access W-2s in your legacy system (Workday for the Academic Division, UltiPro for University Physicians Group).