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Must I file 1040-NR in my case?

I'm in the EU, in a country with a tax treaty with the US. I'm not a US citizen. I won 2000 USD from a MTG online tournament. 30% went to withholding tax. I don't have any other US income during the ...
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Filing an extension with IRS without an ITIN

I need to file a USA tax return as a non-resident alien. I have never filed a USA tax return before and don't have an ITIN. I need to apply for an extension beyond June 17 as I am awaiting a document ...
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FICA refund on H1B as a non-resident while performing work outside the US

My question is similar to the one here and concerns my 2022 US tax return: Federal income tax as nonresident alien working outside of USA remotely for US employer For 2022, I filed as a non-resident (...
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Non resident taxation: Received 1099-B

I am a US non-resident for tax purposes for FY 2023 (wasn't in the US for any day in the year). I had a brokerage account in the US as well from which I received 1099-B/1099-DIV/1099-INT/1042-S for my ...
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My employer incorrectly withheld FICA taxes and will refund them, can I still file my taxes using my W2 instead of W2C?

As the title says, I am on student visa and my employer had incorrectly deducted fica taxes (medicaid and social security) from which I am exempt. As the first step is to contact the employer for a ...
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Wife is a NRA on H-4 visa, no income. What are the IRS obligations?

I'm on an H-1B visa since November 2023 and stayed only 40 days in the US in that year and no time prior to that. My wife as well, but she is on a H-4 dependent visa with no income. Both of us are non-...
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Federal income tax as nonresident alien working outside of USA remotely for US employer

As a non-US citizen, I have been working for a US employer remotely from outside the USA since July 2022 (previously in USA with H1B visa for 5.5 years, and waiting for green card processing since H1B ...
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What are the US tax filing requirements for a non resident alien with a K1?

For 2023 I am a non resident alien, actually a resident of the UK. I held USO or United Staes Oil fund in my brokerage account between February 2022 and March 2023 not knowing that is not an ETF but a ...
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Can I get Lifetime Learning Credit as a nonresident alien if I am a resident alien for tax purposes?

I have been in the US for 8 years as an F1 student and I am a nonresident alien, but I am a resident alien for tax purposes. Can I claim LLC?
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Filing taxes in USA as non-resident alien, which forms to fill?

I have been working as a postdoc in California since February 1, 2023. My first entry to the USA on a J1 visa was on January 27, 2023. My contract with the university is ending soon, hence, I will be ...
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Does ITIN require you to file taxes?

For someone who is not a US resident, citizen or tax resident If he has ITIN, is he required to file US taxes?
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How do I determine the residence for tax treaty benefits on W8-BEN form?

I am an Indian citizen currently working as a researcher on an H1-B visa in the US. Prior to that (Jan 12,2023-October 31, 2023), I was a resident in Canada and will be considered a resident for tax ...
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How to handle taxes as NRI doing remote job abroad

I am a software developer living abroad (NRI) and intend to transition into remote freelance consulting. I am anticipating an annual income surpassing 60 Lakh INR. My plan is just to visit India for a ...
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AMC's in India support Direct Plan Mutual Funds for NREs

What are the Bank based AMC's in India support Direct Plan Mutual Funds for NREs ? I gone through AXIS and Kotak bank, and I understood that they don't facilitate Direct-Plan for NRE to invest in ...
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How do I get over-withheld tax from 2017-2022 back as an non-resident alien?

I’ve worked as a freelancer from Europe with an American art agency for years and still get some royalties. In 2017 they suddenly changed the tax withholding from 0% to 10% this was not correct but I ...
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Do I need to file form 5472?

I own 100% of a US based LLC, in Wyoming, and I am a non-resident of the United States. I want to know if I need to file form 5472 even though my company had no transactions whatsoever. I paid a third ...
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Can my friend transfer from his Indian NRE account to my NRE account?

Me and my friend live in Mexico. He has borrowed some money from me in Mexico Currency. Now he wants to return that money in India Currency. So just wanted to check is it possible if he can transfer ...
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How to mitigate risk of having cash with you when abroad, how to move it across countries while minimizing its time physically on your person?

Usually I only travel with payment cards, and I use a debit card in my destination's airport to withdraw cash at an ATM. Me and my significant other will soon return home (the UK) from a third country,...
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Is filing taxes necesssary for a non-resident alien working remotely from abroad

This question is for a cousin of mine, who is a citizen of the UAE. In January 2019, she went to the US (Washington State) for her master's studies. She has a US SSN which she got for some on-campus ...
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Taxes Related to CD with Primary and Secondary Account Holder

I visited a Bank of America branch and the representative told me that I can open a Certificate of Deposit account with them and have my mother, a nonresident alien, be the primary account holder ...
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Is holding US stocks through a US broker enough to have to report to US taxes

I was never a US resident and I don't have a citizenship or green card. However, I would like to invest via an American broker, simply because they have the best commissions. I am not sure which US ...
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Non Resident Alien with a W2 and a 1099B - What are the obligations here?

I worked in the United States between the 1st of January 2023 and April 15th 2023. In addition to salary I had some RSUs and my company would sell some of the RSUs to cover tax obligations. The broker ...
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Can I buy I-bonds with my tax refund, as a non-resident?

I want to own American I bonds, but I'm not a US citizen/resident so I don't have a SSN (I live in Canada). As such, I can't just create a TreasuryDirect account and buy I bonds there. Here's my plan: ...
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Can I cash out my 403b any time after I leave the country?

I'm British and will be moving back to the UK soon. My current employer pays into my 403b. When I leave I'll probably take it with me, although I accept this will come with penalties and taxes. I was ...
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Tax obligations for deemed non-residents in Canada

I live (and I'm resident) in a European country (Austria, that has a tax agreement with Canada) and spent 8 months in Canada last year (2022) due to a research stay (I worked on my Master Thesis in a ...
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Nonresident alien -- Tax filing and late payments for class action settlement

I am a non-resident alien having lived in the USA in 2015-2021. I just found out I'd received a class action settlement for almost $400 back in May 2022. (The funds were deposited into my PayPal ...
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Roth Conversion using up foreign tax credits before and after expatriation

I'd like to sense-check the following scenario, to make sure I don't do something phenomenally stupid and irreversible. I'm hoping that I've correctly understood what I've read on this site & ...
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Move out of and back into New York State in the same calendar year

On January 1, 2023 I was a resident of New York State. In the middle of the year I moved out of New York State to work for my employer physically in a different state. I abandoned my New York State ...
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tax filing obligations for class action settlement income of under 10$ (non-resident alien)

I am a non-resident alien having lived in the USA 2017-2019. I received today by postal mail a check for less then $10 due to some class action settlement I had no idea about (apparently my bank ...
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Tax obligation for money transfer to France for non French residents

My wife and I are both US citizens and live in the US. My wife is also French citizen. We have a joint account held in a French bank. We also own an apartment in France that we never lived in (it is ...
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J1 visa two year exemption rule

I have been granted a fellowship for a postdoctoral position at a university in the USA starting from September 2023 and with two years duration. The fellowship is from a non-profit European ...
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How does moving overseas affect UK state pension and can you continue paying into it from abroad?

I am currently employed in the UK and am paying into the state pension. I am looking at moving to New Zealand on the young people's working holiday visa for up to 3 years, which is being extended to ...
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Filing a nonresident return when married

A married couple has to file a US federal return as nonresidents aliens (they are not US-persons). They have a US joint bank account, one of them has a high-income job and the other is unemployed and ...
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US rollover IRA for non-resident alien

I am not a US citizen, and I am currently not resident in the US. I lived and worked in the US between 2014 and 2016 and I have a 401(k) from that time. The 401(k) plan is being terminated and I am ...
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Can I buy bonds from TreasuryDirect if I claim to be a non-resident when filing my taxes?

I am international student on F1 visa in the US, and been here for almost four years Generally, when I file my taxes, I claim to be a non-resident alien. Generally, a person who spends most of their ...
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Can a foreign national maintain an Indian PPF account after giving up Indian nationality?

I have an enquiry about the PPF system. If an Indian citizen, having a Public Provident Fund (PPF) account with an indian bank, plans to give up his/her Indian citizenship before the maturity period ...
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UK - Money Claim Online for Non-Resident

My (non-UK) client (UK) hasn't paid me for over 2 years now. We connected via famous freelancing platform, but they don't help. There's no debate over my right in the money, but back then when I had ...
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How does a non resident alien report income & dividends from a K1?

I had bought some USO via Robinhood who have a W8BEN on file and now I have received a K1. The K1 reports an interest income of $9. Is this ECI? Can I just put it in line 2b in the 1040NR? My ...
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US taxes Filling in W9 form as a non-resident electing to be taxed as resident

My wife worked in the US in 2022 as an independent contractor on F1-OPT status. She was recently asked by her client to fill in a W9 form. The W9 form specifies that it is for US citizens, or US ...
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US inheritance tax on Irish index fund held by non-US resident via US broker?

I am a non-US resident who has an account with a US-based broker. I have invested in an Irish-based index fund that tracks the S&P 500. I'm concerned about my children having to pay inheritance ...
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Can I receive APTC if I am on F1?

Last year I used the marketplace (healthcare.gov) to get health insurance for myself (F1) and my dependents (F2). Based on the information and documents I provided, they found me eligible and gave my ...
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What should I do with 401K and HSA to avoid cashing out penalty if I leave the US?

I'm a foreigner working in the US. I know if I don't work or reside in the US anymore, I can roll over to my country's accounts or cash out. But cashing out is subjected to a penalty, so of course I ...
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What is a Non-resident alien?

I left the US 3 years ago. Now I only occasionally visit the US for short visits. Am I still a non-resident alien? I googled online and only found its definition in an "everything else" ...
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Can a green card holder continue to legally maintain and use an existing NRE account?

I am an Indian citizen in US and used to have non immigrant visa and recently got green card. I already have a NRE account. Can a green card holder continue to legally maintain and use an existing NRE ...
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Would foreign stocks held in a US brokerage account by a nonresident alien be subject to US estate taxes?

Suppose a non-resident alien investor has a US brokerage account at a US stock brokerage firm that has access to many foreign stock markets. The investor uses the US brokerage account to buy shares of ...
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Do foreigners pay taxes on dividends from Canadian listed ETFs?

A non-citizen, non-resident of Canada bought some shares of the Vanguard FTSE Developed All Cap ex U.S. Index ETF, which is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (ticker: VDU). When the ETF pays out ...
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Capital Loss Carryover from Resident status to Non-Resident Status?

In my last year as a US resident I had a short-term capital loss carryover of about $10,000. In the subsequent year I became a non-resident alien. Am I right that this vaporized (make useless) my ...
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International student in the USA reselling in europe

I am a student studying in the USA and have a study visa. I have a business in Germany with a partner of mine. What i'm wondering is, if there are problems with my visa or if I risk something if i buy ...
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What income taxes should I pay if the paid job is done before becoming tax resident and money paid after?

I'm moving to the US in 2 weeks. I'm a Polish independent contractor working with US clients. I expect to obtain work permit within 30 days after arrival. I do understand the taxation for the US tax ...
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Investing in US and UK stocks through a foreign partnership

I am a partner in a partnership that I originally set up with a cousin to gain hands-on financial literacy by running a small web store with a physical collection point in the nearest town. Two other ...
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