All posts tagged form 8843

  • Which tax form should I use: Form 1040, 1040NR or 1040NR-EZ?

    Form 1040NR vs 1040 vs 1040NR-ez

    (Last updated: 21 Sep 2023)

    Important: Since 2020, the IRS no longer uses form 1040-NR-EZ. Form 1040NR has been simplified and will be used instead.

    Coming to the US from a foreign country presents both thrills and challenges to every nonresident. One of the more common difficulties nonresidents face is filing their tax return.

    In this blog post, we’ll be discussing Forms 1040, 1040NR, 1040NR-EZ, and how they apply to each person’s situation.

    Form 1040 (NR & NR-EZ) figures out the total taxable income of the taxpayer and determines how much of a refund the person may be due.

    So, without further ado, let’s examine how to find out which form applies to you! Continue reading “Which tax form should I use: Form 1040, 1040NR or 1040NR-EZ?” »

  • 表格8843 -是什么及如何提交?

    表格8843 -是什么及如何提交?


      1. 每个美国国际学生和J-1签证持有人都有纳税申报要求
      2. 是否有收入并不重要。你必须在截止日期前提交文件
      3. 国税局会认真对待这件事的!换句话说,如果您不遵守您的税务义务,您可能会遇到复杂的申请美国签证在未来



    : 如果您是居民纳税人,则无需填写美国国税局的8843表格。

    Continue reading “表格8843 -是什么及如何提交?” »

  • How to file Form 8843 – instructions for nonresident aliens

    IRS form 8843 instructions

    (Last updated: 1 Aug 2023)

    There are 3 things that every US international student and J-1 visa holder needs to know about American tax:

      1. Every US international student and J-1 visa holder has a tax filing requirement
      2. It doesn’t matter if you have earned income. You must still file your documents before the deadline
      3. The IRS takes this stuff seriously! In other words, if you don’t comply with your tax obligations, you may encounter complications when applying for US visas in the future

    Regardless of whether you have earned income during your time in the US, if you are a nonresident in the US, you will still need to file what’s known as a Form 8843 “Statement for Exempt Individuals and Individuals With a Medical Condition”.

    This blog post will focus on exactly what you need to do in order to file this form and remain compliant with the IRS.

    NOTE: If you are considered a resident for tax purposes, you are not required to file IRS form 8843.

    Continue reading “How to file Form 8843 – instructions for nonresident aliens” »