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US Tax Prep for J1 Work & Travel Participants

  • Non-resident federal and state tax preparation
  • Built-in knowledge of over 350 different types of tax deductions
  • 65 international tax treaty agreements and exemptions covered
  • Maximum legal tax refund for federal, state and FICA
  • Assistance for J1 students

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Visiting the US on a J1 visa is exciting - especially because if you’ve worked in the US and paid tax, you could be entitled to a US tax refund. We get US tax back for thousands of J1 Work & Travel participants every year.

As US tax laws can be confusing, many people think, “Why bother filing a tax return?.” Well, everyone who visited the US on a J1 visa is required by law to file a tax return and it’s important to comply with US tax laws.

Last year, the average J1 tax refund for Sprintax users was $175. The amount you get back, however, depends on your individual circumstances and on factors such as how much you’ve earned and how long you have been working.


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Which product is the best for you Non-Resident Start Now $35.95 Federal
$25.95 State
Non-Resident Pro Start Now $49.95 Federal
$29.95 State
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