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Social Security Refund

If you fit the criteria listed below, you may be exempt from social security taxes and be eligible for a social security refund:

  1. Full-time students who are employed by Cornell
  2. Foreign nationals classified as "nonresident aliens" based on the IRS "substantial presence" test

Note: For more information, please visit the IRS Web site, Cornell's Tax Web site, or e-mail Tax Compliance.

An individual meeting exemption requirements and requesting a social security refund must complete and sign a Social Security Tax Refund form.

Send completed, signed forms to

Cornell University Payroll
377 Pine Tree Road
Ithaca, NY 14850
Fax: (607) 255-3198

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