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  • Tax information

    Please note that the Office of International Education does not advise on taxes or tax law.  The information below is intended only as introductory information.  If you need help with your taxes, you should contact a professional.

    Which forms do I need to file?

    • I am an international student who did not earn income during the calendar year.
      • Form 8843 only
    • I am an international student who earned income (on campus job, internship, Sodexo, etc.) during the calendar year and who has dependents.
      • Form 8843
      • 1040NR (Federal Form)
      • 1NPR (State Form)
    • I am an international student who earned income (on campus job, internship, Sodexo, etc.) during the calendar year and who has no dependents.
      • Form 8843
      • 1040NR-EZ (Federal Form)
      • 1NPR (State Form)

    Do I have dependents or not?

    With no dependents – it means that you have no children, spouse, relatives, or other individuals for whom you pay expenses.

     

    Where can I get these forms?

    Where do I send the form(s) once completed?

    • Forms 8843, 1040NR-EZ, And 1040NR:
      Department of the Treasury
      Internal Revenue Service Center
      Austin, TX 73301-0215
    • Form 1NPR:
      • If you owe taxes, send to:
        Wisconsin Dept. of Revenue
        P.O. Box 268
        Madison, WI 53790-0001
      • If you expect a refund, or do not owe taxes, send to:
        Wisconsin Dept. of Revenue
        P.O. Box 59
        Madison, WI 53785-0001

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