Information for Tax Filing

If you participated in a J-1 intern or trainee program during 2021, you will need to review some important tax information.

We are pleased to offer insight into the tax filing process, customized to the needs of J-1 exchange visitors, through the tax advisor, Sprintax.  

Please review this information packet to get started:

Sprintax Non-Resident Tax Filing Instructions

If you are ready to file your taxes and choose to utilize Sprintax's services, you can use this link to get started:

https://taxprep.sprintax.com/uni-lp.html?utm_ref=gaccny-lp

Additionally, you can view a recorded informational webinar on the filing process for J-1 exchange visitors using the link below.  You will simply need to enter your name and email address to access the video:

Sprintax Tax Webinar Recording for J-1 Visa Holders

Please note that even if you did not earn a wage in the US during your program, you are still required to complete IRS Form 8843.  This form is available on the IRS website here:

https://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/f8843.pdf

Finally, there will be another informational webinar taking place on March 21st at 12:00pm.  You can register to join online here:

https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/4132780953966676496