Regardless of your income, all international students must file income tax forms.
If you are an F-1 status student, you must:
You can get some tax forms at public libraries and most post offices. You can also order your forms by:
When filing your tax forms, you may need a taxpayer I.D. Number or a Social Security number:
Contact the International Student Office if you need one of these numbers.
The international student office is not qualified or permitted to help you complete your tax forms. There are many complex treaties between the U.S. and other countries that could influence how your forms are completed. For assistance, refer to a professional company that exists to help in these matters.
Note:Â Tax laws may change. If such change occurs, you may obtain updated information from the International Student Office.