DO YOU NEED TO FILE TAXES?
Did you work in the U.S. last year?
If YES, you must file these forms on or before April 18, 2023 (if you only need to file form 8843, the deadline is 6/15/2023)
If NO, you must submit Form 8843 only. Please continue reading for further information.
*If you have stayed in the U.S. for more than 5 years, you may have passed the Substantial Presence Test (You may use Sprintax step 1 to check your residency status). If you have passed, you are considered as a resident for tax purposes and may have to file form 1040.
Who Must File Form 8843?
All international students who were in the U.S. in 2022 under F-1, F-2, J-1, or J-2 nonimmigrant status must file Form 8843 even if they received NO income during 2022.
What is Form 8843?
How Do I Submit Form 8843?
At the end of January, MCC’s Business Office mailed out 1098-T forms to all students who paid tuition last year.
Do you need help doing your taxes? Or, are you unsure which forms to submit?
MCC cannot provide tax advice, but we encourage you to see a tax specialist or take advantage of the free tax preparation resources in Chicago.
Type your zip code into this IRS website to see the locations that offer free tax prep help for taxpayers who qualify.
*MCC is not affiliated with the 3rd party services listed above.
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