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Office of International
Students and Scholars

International Center 125
University of New Orleans
2000 Lakeshore Drive
New Orleans, LA 70148

Phone: (504) 280-6021
Fax: (504) 280-7317

Email: oiss@uno.edu

 

 

Tax filing deadline:  April 1 5 , 201 9

Are you ready?

            International students who work are not exempt from filing income tax forms – even if the U.S. has a tax treaty with the country of origin. If you are an international student who needs help filling out your tax forms, come to one of the tax sessions. Dr. Reid from the Accounting department and members of Beta Alpha Psi will be there to help. 


Monday, March 11, 2:00p.m. and 3:00p.m.
KH 209


Tuesday, March 19, 2:00p.m. and 3:00p.m.
KH 214


Wednesday, March 28, 3:30p.m. and 4:30p.m.
KH 209
 

          Thursday, April 4, 2:00p.m. and 4:00p.m. (India Day) KH 214
 

Tuesday, April 9, 2:00p.m. and 3:00p. m. KH 214

There are two sessions scheduled on each day. The first session will be held from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. and the second session from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. except for March 2 8 st in which the first session will be held from 3 : 3 0 p.m. to 4 : 3 0 p.m. and the second session from 4 : 3 0 p.m. to 5 : 3 0 p.m. Please make sure to be punctual . Be sure to bring your W-2 forms , passport , and your Form 1042-S (if you have one). You will also need to bring the1040NR-EZ tax form to the session. You can print a copy of the form by clicking on the following link: http://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/f1040nre.pdf .   Please do not wait until last minute to file your return.
                                                                                          

Students who will receive refunds should bring a voided check if they want to get direct deposit.  This is highly recommended as it is much faster and safer.  Also, for those students who will owe money, there is no option to pay by credit card, only by check (unless they opt to file electronically).  But to file on paper they will only be able to pay by check.

Note:   You may want to use the University of Texas tax website, to print tax forms and information on U.S. tax treaties with other countries:

http://world.utexas.edu/isss/tax

  

If you prefer to file your taxes through an online US tax prep solution for international students and scholars, please check out Sprintax . University of New Orleans arranged a discounted access to Sprintax to guide you through the process, prepare the necessary documents and even check if you are due a refund. The first 30 students get a $5 discount on their federal taxes if they use Sprintax to prepare their returns.

All you need to do is:

  1. Register and follow the simple instructions
  2. Complete the online questionnaire
  3. Enter the unique discount code Spx2018UNO5F in the box on the ‘ Review your order' page
  4. Sprintax will prepare your tax forms.

 

Complete-Your-Application

As a reminder you have to print, sign and mail your documents once you complete the preparation process in Sprintax.

If you have any questions, please use the Sprintax live chat function and the team will be happy to help.

 

 
         

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