All international students and their dependents must file at least one U.S. tax form for every year they are present in the U.S.
The form you submit depends on whether you received U.S. income, which includes wages, scholarships, housing stipends, cash awards, etc.
|2016 Tax Forms & Deadlines|
|Did You Receive U.S. Income in 2016?||Required Forms||Deadline|
|Yes, I did earn U.S. income||IRS Form 1040NR-EZ or IRS Form 1040NR AND IRS Form 8843||April 18|
|No, I did NOT earn U.S. income||IRS Form 8843||April 18|
If you have further questions
Note that ACC employees are not experts on tax filing, and we are not able to answer student-specific questions about taxes. If you need information on tax filing, we recommend you look to the following resources:
- Tax preparation software
- Internal Revenue Service (IRS) website
- Tax professionals trained in foreign national taxes