About Sprintax
1040 NR tax software Maximize your income tax refund File your 8843 & your state tax return Sprintax - security & peace of mind How Sprintax works

Welcome to Sprintax – the online US tax filing solution for international students

This is an easy-to-use system that will guide you through each part of the tax return process. Just complete the registration form to get started.

How Sprintax works

Create an account Answer some easy-to-understand questions We find all deductions you can claim We do the calculations and prepare your tax return You print out the forms and send to the IRS

Federal Only

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Maximum Tax Refunds Over 350 deductions & credits Federal, State & FICA tax return filing Grants, scholarships & stipends included
Hassle-free Tax Software 1040NR tax preparation made quick and easy Perfect for international students & researchers Easy-to-follow questions in plain English
File with Confidence 100% compliance guaranteed 24/7 assistance from tax professionals Data protected by 2048-bit SSL security

1040NR tax software

Are you an international student, scholar or researcher? If so, you are probably non-resident for tax purposes and will need to complete a Federal tax return 1040NR or 1040NR EZ. Sounds confusing? Don’t worry - Sprintax offers step-by-step assistance for preparing your US tax return.

Sprintax has been designed to make tax preparation quick and easy. Tailor-made for international students in the US, it removes all the stress out of filing your 1040NR return. We offer different levels of service to fully meet the tax needs of any international visitors to the US.

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Maximize your income tax refund

Sprintax will review over 350 income tax deductions to identify every possible tax deduction, personal allowance and tax credit you’re entitled to – from on or off campus work to grants, scholarships or stipends, Sprintax has it all.

We maximize your tax refund, because we take care of all the details that affect the international students and scholars that other tax prep providers don’t.

We have built this online filing software for you as we understand the tax situations faced by international students, scholars and researchers. We maximize your tax refund because we know what international tax treaties you can use, when you can use them and we make sure that we identify the right international tax treaty and tax deductions for you.

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Sprintax can also help with your 8843 & State tax return

At Sprintax, we don’t just look after Federal tax returns. We can also prepare:

Your FICA tax return

Your State tax return

Your Form 8843

What’s more, if you or your dependants need an ITIN – guess what, we can do that for you too!

Easy, fast and simple – that’s Sprintax.

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With you every step of the way

We’ll be with you every step of the way to help you out, answer any questions and generally just take the trickiness out of your tax issues.

We’ll prepare fully compliant Federal, State and FICA tax returns and we’ll also make sure that you get the maximum tax refund due – guaranteed.

Sprintax also has a really cool FAQ library featuring answers to the most common tax questions we get. We also have a Live Chat facility where you can communicate directly with a tax professional 24/7. To top it off, we offer a ‘Do it all for me’ option which provides an end-to-end income tax filing solution for you and your families.

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File with confidence

We’ll answer your questions in plain English with no jargon or complicated lingo to confuse you. We look after all the tricky tax stuff so you can rest assured that you end up with a 100% compliant tax return.

The Sprintax Non-resident Tax Preparation software:

Identifies if you are tax resident or tax non-resident in the US

Works out what international tax treaties are applicable to you

Chooses all relevant personal allowances, credits and income tax deductions for your personal circumstances

Selects the correct tax forms for you

Completes your US income tax return

Sends your correct, compliant tax return to you

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Our promise to you

We file over 120,000 1040NR tax returns with the IRS every year, so it’s safe to say that we know a thing or two about taxes.

We are so confident in our calculations and tax expertise that our system comes with a 100% no quibble guarantee – can’t argue with that.

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For security & peace of mind, choose Sprintax

We’re dedicated to protecting your personal and financial information. We test our site every day for security and use the most advanced security technology available. All security protection measures are overseen by a dedicated team to protect your privacy.

Our service excellence has been acknowledged by the Deloitte Best Managed Gold Standard Award, the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award and a European Business Award.

As well as this external recognition, you can have peace of mind that the quality management of our personal income tax filing and refund services is certified by the ISO 9001 quality mark!

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How Sprintax works

Sprintax guides through the tax process by asking you step-by-step questions in plain English.

Sprintax does all the work:

Works out if are you resident or non-resident for US tax purposes

Works out what international tax treaties are relevant to your individual circumstances

Chooses all relevant personal allowances, credits and income tax deductions for you

Sprintax selects the tax forms that you need to complete

Sprintax completes your US income tax return

Sprintax sends it to you!

Once we send your tax return to you all you need to do is print it, sign it and send it to IRS. Easy, right?

Includes the following tax forms

1040 NR
1040 NR EZ
1040 NR Sch A
1040 NR Sch NEC
1040 NR Sch OI
1040 V


Alabama state tax
Arizona state tax
Arkansas state tax
California state tax
Colorado state tax
Connecticut state tax
Delaware state tax
Georgia state tax
Hawaii state tax
Idaho state tax

Illinois state tax
Indiana state tax
Iowa state tax
Kansas state tax
Kentucky state tax
Louisiana state tax
Maine state tax
Maryland state tax
Massachusetts state tax
Michigan state tax
Minnesota state tax

Mississippi state tax
Missouri state tax
Montana state tax
Nebraska state tax
New Jersey state tax
New Mexico state tax
New York state tax
North Carolina state tax
North Dakota state tax
Ohio state tax
Oklahoma state tax

Oregon state tax
Pennsylvania state tax
Rhode Island state tax
South Carolina state tax
Utah state tax
Vermont state tax
Virginia state tax
Washington DC state tax
West Virginia state tax
Wisconsin state tax

Tax terms for international students

Form 8843 - All international non-resident students have to file this informational document, regardless of employment.

1040 NR / 1040 NR EZ - The basic federal tax form for non-residents.

ITIN - Individual Taxpayer Identification Number, provided to non-residents to use in lieu of a Social Security Number.

F, J, M, Q - The letter codes for international student visas.

IRS - The Internal Revenue Service, the federal tax agency in the US.

Sprintax is a US tax return preparation tool designed primarily to prepare non resident Federal and State tax returns. Sprintax is available for use by foreign students, scholars, teachers, researchers, trainees and all other international education visitors with visa type F, H, J, L, M, and Q immigration status. Sprintax is also available for use by dependants of those on stated visa and programme types.

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The APRIL 15th deadline has passed but it's not too late to avoid penalties. Use Sprintax now!