2022 Tax Filing Deadline
April 15, 2023
Tax forms must be postmarked in the mail by this date!
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is the U.S. government agency that collects taxes. For the official regulations regarding all aspects of U.S. taxes for international students and scholars, please click the “IRS Regulations for Internationals” button at the top of this page.
General Information and Reminders
These are key points to remember. You can find more detailed information under the Frequently Asked Questions below.
- This information is meant to be a general introduction and should not be considered legal tax advice.
- You must file forms with the IRS each year regardless of whether or not you were employed or earned income
- A portion of each payment you receive (paychecks, scholarships, etc.) is withheld and sent to the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS)
- A social security number or Individual Taxpayer Identification Number is required to file for a refund.
- Your employer will issue tax forms in early spring with a summary of your income and withholdings from the previous year.
- Students and scholars who are considered “non-resident aliens” cannot use traditional, online tax preparation software (such as turbo tax and others).
- It is your responsibility to understand and meet your tax obligations.