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Coming to the USA as an international student or worker gives you a chance to experience an exciting life abroad. You will extremely happy to know that significant part of your income taxes paid in the USA can be returned to you. This is when TAX FROM US can help you!

The average 2017 US Tax Return for J1 Summer Work&Travel participant is $950

Our competent team prepared thousands of 1040NR tax returns for Summer Work&Travel participants, students, international workers, and many others over the years.

Here is what you need to prepare your nonresident tax return:

Form W-2 (Copy)

from each employer or last payslip can be used instead

Example

Social Security Card - SSN (Copy)

or Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN)

Example

Passport (Copy)

copy of first page

Example

Visa (copy)

please attach a copy of your USA Visa

Example

DS-2019 (Copy)

for J visa holders or Form I-20 for F visa holders

Example

Dates for visits

US entry and exit dates for current and previous visits

Example

Note: If you are missing any of these documents – No Problem! You can still apply for income tax refund.
TAX FROM US will assist you in gathering any missing documents required.

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please fill out the registration form

Educate Yourself on US Taxes

  • Tax return filling timeframe is January 1st through April 15th of the following year.
  • Everyone who receives compensation for work performed in the USA pays a Federal income tax.
  • Forty-three of the 50 states charge their residents an income tax. The seven states that do not have a State income tax are Alaska, Florida, Nevada, South Dakota, Texas, Washington, and Wyoming.
  • There are several types of taxes, including income, Social Security and Medicare, sales and property.
  • The IRS is a U.S. government agency that is responsible for collecting Federal taxes and enforcing revenue laws. It is part of the U.S. Department of the Treasury.
  • Most international students and Summer Work&Travel participants overpay their taxes that are subject to tax refund.

Refund period

Starting from January 1st the IRS starts accepting tax returns. Tax From US offers you three options of how fast to get your refund. Choose the one best for you!

Standard Processing

The refund procedure takes approximately

50 / 70 days
Note:

since the moment we obtain all the necessary information from the client. Some cases may require further review and could take longer.

Express Processing

The refund procedure takes approximately

30 / 40 days
Note:

since the moment we obtain all the necessary information from the client. Some cases may require further review and could take longer.

Available only with our Platinum Tax Preparation Package. Additional fees apply.

Urgent Processing

The refund procedure takes approximately

12 / 18 days
Note:

since the moment we obtain all the necessary information from the client. Some cases may require further review and could take longer.

Available only with our Platinum Tax Preparation Package. Additional fees apply.

Social Security and Medicare tax refund takes approximately 6-12 months since the moment we obtain all the necessary information from the client. Some cases may require further review and could take longer.

Useful Tip from TAX FROM US

Don't wait until the deadline - April 15th to apply! Taxpayers who submit their returns at the last minute should be prepared for a longer wait.