Student Tax Return
As an international student or
scholars in the US you are obligated to file a US tax return during your stay.
Understanding the US tax system and filing a tax return is an overwhelming and
confusing experience for any student.
That’s why, to make things easier for you, Trinity College has teamed up with Sprintax
- an online tool specifically designed for international students and
scholars which helps you prepare your federal and State return in less than 20
Why should you file a Tax return?
- The most important reason to file a return is that it
is a legal requirement of the United States. Failing to file may impact the
status of your current visa and make future US visa applications difficult.
penalties – If you miss the April 15th deadline you may face late filing
penalties. Filing prior to this date prevents this, so the earlier you file,
- You may be owed a tax refund – most international students filing a tax return are due a tax refund for overpaid tax. The average refund is $800 - $1000. It’s worth checking if you are due a refund.
OISS will hold a tax workshop on Thursday, February 18 during common hour to answer questions regarding taxes and to talk about the new tax software available through Sprintax.