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The online US tax prep solution for international students and scholars

  • Non-resident federal and state tax preparation
  • Built-in knowledge of over 360 different types of tax deductions
  • 65 international tax treaty agreements and exemptions covered
  • Maximum legal tax refund for federal, state & medicare
  • US tax compliancy guaranteed

Sprintax is an easy-to-use system that will guide you through each part of the 1040NR tax return process.Just complete the registration form to get started.

You must file a US tax return if any of the following applies to you:

  • I worked in the US
  • I received a stipend, grant or allowance
  • I didn’t work or receive funding in the US*
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*In this case you need to file Form 8843

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Useful Tax Terms for International Students and Scholars


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 F, H, H, J, L, M visa types and Q immigration status. Sprintax is also available for dependants of those on stated visa and program types.


Form 8843 - All international non-resident students and scholars have to file this informational document, regardless of employment status.
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 - Internal Revenue Service, the federal tax agency in the US.


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    Over 350 deductions & credits
    Federal, State & FICA tax return filing
    Grants, scholarships & stipends included

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    1040NR tax preparation made quick and easy
    Perfect for international students & researchers
    Easy-to-follow questions in plain English

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This year we helped students from the following schools to prepare their 1040 NR and State tax returns

  • New York University
  • Georgetown College
  • University of Pittsburgh
  • Oregon State University
  • University of South Carolina
  • University of California - Davis & Berkeley
  • De Paul University
  • University of Oregon
  • and many more...

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