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Tax Accounting

Location: Suite 200, Lakeshore Center
Telephone: (906) 487-2449
Fax: (906) 487-2521


Sara J. Marcotte

General Tax Information

Tax Information for Parents and Students 
Tax Information for Nonresident Students, Researchers, Faculty, and Independent Contractors 
Tax Information for Faculty and Staff 
Tax Information for Student Organizations 
Tax Return Guidance for Nonresidents
Other Miscellaneous Tax Information 
Frequently Asked Questions:Educational Tax Benefits, 1098-T FAQs

IRS e-file                                                                              State of Michigan e-file
Please note IRS e-file is not available for nonresident forms

General Information

This area of Accounting Services coordinates the submission of various university tax filings. This area also monitors and promotes compliance with relevant Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and State of Michigan Regulations. Our responsibilities include:

  1. Nonresident Alien Tax Information-Various IRS tax forms and tax treaty information
  2. Preparation and submission of MTUís Tax Form 990T  -Unrelated Business Income Tax (UBIT)
  3. Preparation and issuance of Form1099-MISC  - This may include payments made for independent contractors, medical payments, attorney fees, royalties, rents, prizes and awards.
  4. Preparation and issuance of Form1042  and 1042-S  - This may include payments made to international independent contractors, visiting scholars, and students, and applicable federal tax withheld.
  5. Preparation and submission of IPEDS- MTU Financial data reporting
  6. Determine taxability of moving reimbursements, employee educational assistance and TRIP benefits.
  7. Consultant on preparation and issuance of Form 1098-T  
  8. Conduct tax research as necessary and advise various departments on the tax consequences of University transactions.
  9. Administer federal and state regulations, with university policies and procedures, to ensure tax compliance in all tax matters applicable to MTU.


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This area does not assist in the preparation of tax returns on an individual basis. Consult your local tax advisor or the IRS for individual tax matters.  This area can not act as a representative for an individual in tax issues with the IRS.

The VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) program is available for domestic and resident alien individuals for assistance in completion of the tax returns.  For additional information on this program, contact Anne Warrington (acwarrin@mtu.edu) at the School of Business.

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