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I'm an F1 Student that has an W2 Form from volunteer work, am I in trouble?

I worked in a film last year and I did it voluntarily because to my knowledge I'm not supposed to be paid by non other than the university. They made me sign some documents because international ...
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How can I now claim the benefits if I forgot to submit a W8?

I'm an international grad student in the US, and according to the tax treaty the US has with my country, my fellowship is tax exempt. However, I forgot to file the W8 form with my university, so for ...
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Are federal pell grants applied on top of college scholarships?

Does the scholarship that your college provide you with include the federal pell grant or is the grant amount an additional amount to the scholarship provided by the college?
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Should I reduce my income as a student to save money? - Tax Returns

I'm a full time student in New York during the school year, and I live in Massachusetts as a dependent of my parents. I've earned $500 as a teacher's assistant out of state (NY) this year and I have a ...
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How to deal plan a budget with extremely variable income?

I am a full time master's student. My income comes exclusively in the form of irregular scholarships and grants, both in terms of time and amount. I have no regular income. For example, I might get ...
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Rebuilding my life at 30, broke and supportless

Okay, so try to ignore the "drama" in this and I'll try to keep this short. I'm unemployed (on my 3rd disability appeal) but in college I max out my loans but it's about $500 a month left after my ...
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Tax Filing: US citizen studying abroad at university in Switzerland

I am a US citizen in my 20s living in Switzerland for most of the last 3 years. The tax rules seem to have changed from what I thought to be true before. As such, I am quite confused and hope someone ...
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What tax year do I claim a fellowship if it is on both the 2017 1098-T and the 2018 1042-S?

Note: I am an international student and receive a yearly 1042-S. I got a fellowship in November 2017 but my University did not distribute the money until January 2018. Because I am an international ...
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Can a graduate student (in Canada) submit his tax file corresponding to the last year?

I'm an international graduate student living in Canada from September 2016. I didn't submit any tax forms corresponding to 2016 last year. Now, I am about to gather all required slips (T4, T4A, T2202A,...
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Is there any reason I'd prefer having my school not report a 1098-T?

I didn't get a 1098-T from my school this year. I contacted them about it, and they said it wasn't required in my case, but they went ahead and issued it anyway since I asked. They also told me they ...
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My fellowship income was reported in Box-7 of 1099-MISC. How do I report it?

I am a grad student, and am supported by a living stipend from a government supported fellowship program. The contracted company managing this program sent everyone MISC-1099 forms, and reported the ...
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Falling through the cracks for University funding [closed]

I am 18 years old. I have been accepted to study​ (an undergraduate course)​ at Cambridge University. I have a Dutch Passport and South African Permanent Residence. Unfortunately because I have ...
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Paying Off Student Debt Quickly

I'm 19 and transferred to a university. I left my community college with no debt. At my university due to my living situations I need to work full time. With that being said I have to have the vast ...
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Tax benefits for college expenses?

So this past year, I have held 2 jobs. One was a part-time job while going to school. Other was a tech summer internship. I am 22 years old, so my parents can claim me as a dependent. You can say my ...
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Looking for Excel formula to calculate the benefit of making additional payments on a loan with interest daily compounded monthly

I'm looking to make extra payments to my student loans. I currently owe $30,000 at 5.25%. I pay $250 on the 15th of every month. My loans accrue interest daily that are then compounded monthly. I want ...
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Are full-time students exempt from UK council tax if they're also employed full-time?

In October, I will start a PhD at a university in England, and will be classified by my institution as a full-time student. The nature of the funding for my PhD is such that I will concurrently be ...
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Manage Club Finances Digitally

I am an officer of an unofficial club made up of (mostly) college students. Currently we keep all of our money in cash and manage dues face-to-face and payments (for trips, etc.) on a case-by-case ...
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Does it make sense to compare the “returns” from debt payoff with long-term stock market investment returns?

I've been thinking long and hard about whether to pay off my student loans with the smaller interest rates as quickly as possible or just pay the minimums and start investing. After reading bunch of ...