Taxation Services

Responsibilities Include:

  • Preparation and filing of Federal and State information returns for the University and affiliated entities
  • Preparation and payment of monthly sales / use taxes and other miscellaneous local taxes as required
  • Review of University activities for tax compliance issues

Commonly Requested Tax Forms:

Relocation Tax Implications:

  • Under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, the personal deduction for moving expenses and the exclusion from income of employer-paid moving expenses are suspended from January 1, 2018 through December 31, 2025.¬† As a result, all moving expenses incurred on or after January 1, 2018, whether reimbursed to an individual or paid to a vendor on behalf of an individual, are taxable income to the individual.

Additional Tax Resources:


Name: Susan Burbar
Phone: (213) 821-1986
Fax: (213) 821-6117

Mailing Address:

University of Southern California
Tax Director
University Gardens Building (UGB), Suite 205
Los Angeles, CA 90089-8006