Tax Filing Workshop for F-1& J-1 Students

All F-1 and J-1 international students (and their F-2/J-2 dependents) who were present in the U.S. during any portion of the past calendar year (2012) are required to file tax forms with the United States federal government. This is true whether or not you worked in the U.S., gained income in the U.S., or received a scholarship during 2012.  If you did not get a chance to attend the first presentation or if you still have unanswered questions, join us for this second tax filing workshop presented by Angie Gleghorn, a Foreign Tax Analyst from the UofC Payroll Office.

 

Tax Workshop for F-1 & J-1 Students: 
Thur, Apr 4,12-1PM in Booth HC, Room 104 B/C (5807 S. Woodlawn Ave. 

  • Gain a better understanding of tax terminology 
  • Figure out your tax residency with the substantial presence test 
  • Understand the required forms for filing

 

Other resources to assist you

  • The tax information on our website will help you understand U.S. tax law basics tobegin filing taxes. 
  • Glacier Tax Software - We will provide a web-based tax preparation software program, free of cost. The tax software will be available shortly after the tax workshop.

 

Students in F-1 or J-1 non-immigrant student status as well as their F-2/J-2 dependents, who arenonresidents for tax purposes, MUST file the IRS Form 8843 regardless of whether they received income in the U.S.  The filing deadline if you received NO taxable income is June 15, 2013.  If you received taxable income, then the IRS Form 8843 should be submitted with your tax return no later than April 15, 2013.

For more detailed tax information, please go to our website:

https://internationalaffairs.uchicago.edu/page/tax-responsibilities



Please note: Our office does not have tax experts and therefore cannot, by law, answer specific tax questions or help you prepare your tax forms. Ultimately, it is your responsibility to meet your tax obligations and do so accurately.