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Earned income tax credit Publication 503 - Introductory Material Table of Contents Future Developments Reminders IntroductionOrdering forms and publications. Earned income tax credit Tax questions. Earned income tax credit Useful Items - You may want to see: Future Developments For the latest information about developments related to Publication 503, such as legislation enacted after it was published, go to www. Earned income tax credit irs. Earned income tax credit gov/pub503. Earned income tax credit Reminders Taxpayer identification number needed for each qualifying person. Earned income tax credit  You must include on line 2 of Form 2441, Child and Dependent Care Expenses, the name and taxpayer identification number (generally the social security number) of each qualifying person. Earned income tax credit See Taxpayer identification number under Qualifying Person Test, later. Earned income tax credit You may have to pay employment taxes. Earned income tax credit  If you pay someone to come to your home and care for your dependent or spouse, you may be a household employer who has to pay employment taxes. Earned income tax credit Usually, you are not a household employer if the person who cares for your dependent or spouse does so at his or her home or place of business. Earned income tax credit See Employment Taxes for Household Employers, later. Earned income tax credit Photographs of missing children. Earned income tax credit  The Internal Revenue Service is a proud partner with the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. Earned income tax credit Photographs of missing children selected by the Center may appear in this publication on pages that would otherwise be blank. Earned income tax credit You can help bring these children home by looking at the photographs and calling 1-800-THE-LOST (1-800-843-5678) if you recognize a child. Earned income tax credit Introduction This publication explains the tests you must meet to claim the credit for child and dependent care expenses. Earned income tax credit It explains how to figure and claim the credit. Earned income tax credit You may be able to claim the credit if you pay someone to care for your dependent who is under age 13 or for your spouse or dependent who is not able to care for himself or herself. Earned income tax credit The credit can be up to 35% of your expenses. Earned income tax credit To qualify, you must pay these expenses so you can work or look for work. Earned income tax credit This publication also discusses some of the employment tax rules for household employers. Earned income tax credit Dependent care benefits. Earned income tax credit   If you received any dependent care benefits from your employer during the year, you may be able to exclude from your income all or part of them. Earned income tax credit You must complete Form 2441, Part III, before you can figure the amount of your credit. Earned income tax credit See Dependent Care Benefits under How To Figure the Credit, later. Earned income tax credit Comments and suggestions. Earned income tax credit   We welcome your comments about this publication and your suggestions for future editions. Earned income tax credit   You can write to us at the following address: Internal Revenue Service Tax Forms and Publications Division 1111 Constitution Ave. Earned income tax credit NW, IR-6526 Washington, DC 20224   We respond to many letters by telephone. Earned income tax credit Therefore, it would be helpful if you would include your daytime phone number, including the area code, in your correspondence. Earned income tax credit   You can send your comments from www. Earned income tax credit irs. Earned income tax credit gov/formspubs/. 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Consumer Protection Offices

City, county, regional, and state consumer offices offer a variety of important services. They might mediate complaints, conduct investigations, prosecute offenders of consumer laws, license and regulate professional service providers, provide educational materials and advocate for consumer rights. To save time, call before sending a written complaint. Ask if the office handles the type of complaint you have and if complaint forms are provided.

State Consumer Protection Offices

Office of Attorney General

Website: Office of Attorney General

Address: Office of Attorney General
Consumer Protection Division
PO Drawer 1508
Santa Fe, NM 87504-1508

Phone Number: 505-827-6009 (Santa Fe) 505-222-9100 (Albuquerque) 575-526-2280(Las Cruces) (Albuquerque)

Toll-free: 1-800-678-1508

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Banking Authorities

The officials listed in this section regulate and supervise state-chartered banks. Many of them handle or refer problems and complaints about other types of financial institutions as well. Some also answer general questions about banking and consumer credit. If you are dealing with a federally chartered bank, check Federal Agencies.

Regulation and Licensing Department

Website: Regulation and Licensing Department

Address: Regulation and Licensing Department
Financial Institutions Division
2550 Cerrillos Rd., 3rd Floor
Santa Fe, NM 87505

Phone Number: 505-476-4885

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Insurance Regulators

Each state has its own laws and regulations for each type of insurance. The officials listed in this section enforce these laws. Many of these offices can also provide you with information to help you make informed insurance buying decisions.

Public Regulation Commission

Website: Public Regulation Commission

Address: Public Regulation Commission
Insurance Division
PO Box 1269
1120 Paseo de Peralta
Santa Fe, NM 87504

Toll-free: 1-888-427-5772 (NM)

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Securities Administrators

Each state has its own laws and regulations for securities brokers and securities - including stocks, mutual funds, commodities, real estate, etc. The officials and agencies listed in this section enforce these laws and regulations. Many of these offices can also provide information to help you make informed investment decisions.

Regulation and Licensing Department

Website: Regulation and Licensing Department

Address: Regulation and Licensing Department
Securities Division
2550 Cerrillos Rd., 3rd Floor
Santa Fe, NM 87505

Phone Number: 505-476-4580

Toll-free: 1-800-704-5533 (NM)

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Utility Commissions

State Utility Commissions regulate services and rates for gas, electricity and telephones within your state. In some states, the utility commissions regulate other services such as water, transportation, and the moving of household goods. Many utility commissions handle consumer complaints. Sometimes, if a number of complaints are received about the same utility matter, they will conduct investigations.

Public Regulation Commission

Website: Public Regulation Commission

Address: Public Regulation Commission
Consumer Relations Division
1120 Paseo de Peralta
PO Box 1269
Santa Fe, NM 87501

Phone Number: 505-827-4592

Toll-free: 1-888-427-5772

TTY: 505-827-6911

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The Earned Income Tax Credit

Earned income tax credit Publication 519 - Additional Material Table of Contents Appendix A—Tax Treaty Exemption Procedure for StudentsBelgium Bulgaria China, People's Republic of Cyprus Czech Republic, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, and Slovak Republic Egypt France Germany Iceland Indonesia Israel, Philippines and Thailand Korea, Norway, Poland, and Romania Morocco Netherlands Pakistan Portugal and Spain Slovenia and Venezuela Trinidad and Tobago Tunisia Appendix B—Tax Treaty Exemption Procedure for Teachers and ResearchersBelgium Bulgaria China, People's Republic of Commonwealth of Independent States Czech Republic and Slovak Republic Egypt, Hungary, Korea, Philippines, Poland, and Romania France Germany Greece India Indonesia Israel Italy Jamaica Luxembourg Netherlands Norway Pakistan Portugal Slovenia and Venezuela Thailand Trinidad and Tobago United Kingdom Frequently Asked Questions This section answers tax-related questions commonly asked by aliens. Earned income tax credit . Earned income tax credit What is the difference between a resident alien and a nonresident alien for tax purposes? . Earned income tax credit What is the difference between the taxation of income that is effectively connected with a trade or business in the United States and income that is not effectively connected with a trade or business in the United States? . Earned income tax credit I am a student with an F-1 Visa. Earned income tax credit I was told that I was an exempt individual. Earned income tax credit Does this mean I am exempt from paying U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit tax? . Earned income tax credit I am a resident alien. Earned income tax credit Can I claim any treaty benefits? . Earned income tax credit I am a nonresident alien with no dependents. Earned income tax credit I am working temporarily for a U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit company. Earned income tax credit What return do I file? . Earned income tax credit I came to the United States on June 30th of last year. Earned income tax credit I have an H-1B Visa. Earned income tax credit What is my tax status, resident alien or nonresident alien? What tax return do I file? . Earned income tax credit When is my Form 1040NR due? . Earned income tax credit My spouse is a nonresident alien. Earned income tax credit Does he need a social security number? . Earned income tax credit I am a nonresident alien. Earned income tax credit Can I file a joint return with my spouse? . Earned income tax credit I have an H-1B Visa and my husband has an F-1 Visa. Earned income tax credit We both lived in the United States all of last year and had income. Earned income tax credit What kind of form should we file? Do we file separate returns or a joint return? . Earned income tax credit Is a dual-resident taxpayer the same as a dual-status taxpayer? . Earned income tax credit I am a nonresident alien and invested money in the U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit stock market through a U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit brokerage company. Earned income tax credit Are the dividends and the capital gains taxable? If yes, how are they taxed? . Earned income tax credit I am a nonresident alien. Earned income tax credit I receive U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit social security benefits. Earned income tax credit Are my benefits taxable? . Earned income tax credit Do I have to pay taxes on my scholarship? . Earned income tax credit I am a nonresident alien. Earned income tax credit Can I claim the standard deduction? . Earned income tax credit I am a dual-status taxpayer. Earned income tax credit Can I claim the standard deduction? . Earned income tax credit I am filing Form 1040NR. Earned income tax credit Can I claim itemized deductions? . Earned income tax credit I am not a U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit citizen. Earned income tax credit What exemptions can I claim? . Earned income tax credit What exemptions can I claim as a dual-status taxpayer? . Earned income tax credit I am single with a dependent child. Earned income tax credit I was a dual-status alien in 2013. Earned income tax credit Can I claim the earned income credit on my 2013 tax return? . Earned income tax credit I am a nonresident alien student. Earned income tax credit Can I claim an education credit on my Form 1040NR? . Earned income tax credit I am a nonresident alien, temporarily working in the U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit under a J visa. Earned income tax credit Am I subject to social security and Medicare taxes? . Earned income tax credit I am a nonresident alien student. Earned income tax credit Social security taxes were withheld from my pay in error. Earned income tax credit How do I get a refund of these taxes? . Earned income tax credit I am an alien who will be leaving the United States. Earned income tax credit What forms do I have to file before I leave? . Earned income tax credit I filed a Form 1040-C when I left the United States. Earned income tax credit Do I still have to file an annual U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit tax return? . Earned income tax credit What is the difference between a resident alien and a nonresident alien for tax purposes? For tax purposes, an alien is an individual who is not a U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit citizen. Earned income tax credit Aliens are classified as resident aliens and nonresident aliens. Earned income tax credit Resident aliens are taxed on their worldwide income, the same as U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit citizens. Earned income tax credit Nonresident aliens are taxed only on their U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit source income and certain foreign source income that is effectively connected with a U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit trade or business. Earned income tax credit The difference between these two categories is that effectively connected income, after allowable deductions, is taxed at graduated rates. Earned income tax credit These are the same rates that apply to U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit citizens and residents. Earned income tax credit Income that is not effectively connected is taxed at a flat 30% (or lower treaty) rate. Earned income tax credit The term “exempt individual” does not refer to someone exempt from U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit tax. Earned income tax credit You were referred to as an exempt individual because as a student temporarily in the United States on an F Visa, you do not have to count the days you were present in the United States as a student during the first 5 years in determining if you are a resident alien under the substantial presence test. Earned income tax credit See chapter 1 . Earned income tax credit Generally, you cannot claim tax treaty benefits as a resident alien. Earned income tax credit However, there are exceptions. Earned income tax credit See Effect of Tax Treaties in chapter 1. Earned income tax credit See also Resident Aliens under Some Typical Tax Treaty Benefits in chapter 9. Earned income tax credit You must file Form 1040NR if you are engaged in a trade or business in the United States, or have any other U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit source income on which tax was not fully paid by the amount withheld. Earned income tax credit You can use Form 1040NR-EZ instead of Form 1040NR if you meet all 11 conditions listed under Form 1040NR-EZ in chapter 7. Earned income tax credit You were a dual-status alien last year. Earned income tax credit As a general rule, because you were in the United States for 183 days or more, you have met the substantial presence test and you are taxed as a resident. Earned income tax credit However, for the part of the year that you were not present in the United States, you are a nonresident. Earned income tax credit File Form 1040. Earned income tax credit Print “Dual-Status Return” across the top. Earned income tax credit Attach a statement showing your U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit source income for the part of the year you were a nonresident. Earned income tax credit You may use Form 1040NR as the statement. Earned income tax credit Print “Dual-Status Statement” across the top. Earned income tax credit See First Year of Residency in chapter 1 for rules on determining your residency starting date. Earned income tax credit If you are an employee and you receive wages subject to U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit income tax withholding, you must generally file by the 15th day of the 4th month after your tax year ends. Earned income tax credit If you file for the 2013 calendar year, your return is due April 15, 2014. Earned income tax credit If you are not an employee who receives wages subject to U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit income tax withholding, you must file by the 15th day of the 6th month after your tax year ends. Earned income tax credit For the 2013 calendar year, file your return by June 16, 2014. Earned income tax credit For more information on when and where to file, see chapter 7 . Earned income tax credit A social security number (SSN) must be furnished on returns, statements, and other tax-related documents. Earned income tax credit If your spouse does not have and is not eligible to get an SSN, he must apply for an individual taxpayer identification number (ITIN). Earned income tax credit If you are a U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit citizen or resident and you choose to treat your nonresident spouse as a resident and file a joint tax return, your nonresident spouse needs an SSN or an ITIN. Earned income tax credit Alien spouses who are claimed as exemptions or dependents are also required to furnish an SSN or an ITIN. Earned income tax credit See Identification Number in chapter 5 for more information. Earned income tax credit Generally, you cannot file as married filing jointly if either spouse was a nonresident alien at any time during the tax year. Earned income tax credit However, nonresident aliens married to U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit citizens or residents can choose to be treated as U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit residents and file joint returns. Earned income tax credit For more information on this choice, see Nonresident Spouse Treated as a Resident in chapter 1. Earned income tax credit Assuming both of you had these visas for all of last year, you are a resident alien. Earned income tax credit Your husband is a nonresident alien if he has not been in the United States as a student for more than 5 years. Earned income tax credit You and your husband can file a joint tax return on Form 1040, 1040A, or 1040EZ if he makes the choice to be treated as a resident for the entire year. Earned income tax credit See Nonresident Spouse Treated as a Resident in chapter 1. Earned income tax credit If your husband does not make this choice, you must file a separate return on Form 1040 or Form 1040A. Earned income tax credit Your husband must file Form 1040NR or 1040NR-EZ. Earned income tax credit No. Earned income tax credit A dual-resident taxpayer is one who is a resident of both the United States and another country under each country's tax laws. Earned income tax credit See Effect of Tax Treaties in chapter 1. Earned income tax credit You are a dual-status taxpayer when you are both a resident alien and a nonresident alien in the same year. Earned income tax credit See chapter 6 . Earned income tax credit The following rules apply if the dividends and capital gains are not effectively connected with a U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit trade or business. Earned income tax credit Capital gains are generally not taxable if you were in the United States for less than 183 days during the year. Earned income tax credit See Sales or Exchanges of Capital Assets in chapter 4 for more information and exceptions. Earned income tax credit Dividends are generally taxed at a 30% (or lower treaty) rate. Earned income tax credit The brokerage company or payor of the dividends should withhold this tax at source. Earned income tax credit If tax is not withheld at the correct rate, you must file Form 1040NR to receive a refund or pay any additional tax due. Earned income tax credit If the capital gains and dividends are effectively connected with a U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit trade or business, they are taxed according to the same rules and at the same rates that apply to U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit citizens and residents. Earned income tax credit If you are a nonresident alien, 85% of any U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit social security benefits (and the equivalent portion of tier 1 railroad retirement benefits) you receive is subject to the flat 30% tax, unless exempt, or subject to a lower treaty rate. Earned income tax credit See The 30% Tax in chapter 4. Earned income tax credit If you are a nonresident alien and the scholarship is not from U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit sources, it is not subject to U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit tax. Earned income tax credit See Scholarships, Grants, Prizes, and Awards in chapter 2 to determine whether your scholarship is from U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit sources. Earned income tax credit If your scholarship is from U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit sources or you are a resident alien, your scholarship is subject to U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit tax according to the following rules. Earned income tax credit If you are a candidate for a degree, you may be able to exclude from your income the part of the scholarship you use to pay for tuition, fees, books, supplies, and equipment required by the educational institution. Earned income tax credit However, the part of the scholarship you use to pay for other expenses, such as room and board, is taxable. Earned income tax credit See Scholarships and Fellowship Grants in chapter 3 for more information. Earned income tax credit If you are not a candidate for a degree, your scholarship is taxable. Earned income tax credit Nonresident aliens cannot claim the standard deduction. Earned income tax credit However, see Students and business apprentices from India , under Itemized Deductions in chapter 5 for an exception. Earned income tax credit You cannot claim the standard deduction allowed on Form 1040. Earned income tax credit However, you can itemize any allowable deductions. Earned income tax credit Nonresident aliens can claim some of the same itemized deductions that resident aliens can claim. Earned income tax credit However, nonresident aliens can claim itemized deductions only if they have income effectively connected with their U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit trade or business. Earned income tax credit See Itemized Deductions in chapter 5. Earned income tax credit Resident aliens can claim personal exemptions and exemptions for dependents in the same way as U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit citizens. Earned income tax credit However, nonresident aliens generally can claim only a personal exemption for themselves on their U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit tax return. Earned income tax credit There are special rules for residents of Mexico, Canada, and South Korea; for U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit nationals; and for students and business apprentices from India. Earned income tax credit See Exemptions in chapter 5. Earned income tax credit As a dual-status taxpayer, you usually will be able to claim your own personal exemption. Earned income tax credit Subject to the general rules for qualification, you can claim exemptions for your spouse and dependents when you figure taxable income for the part of the year you are a resident alien. Earned income tax credit The amount you can claim for these exemptions is limited to your taxable income (figured before subtracting exemptions) for the part of the year you are a resident alien. Earned income tax credit You cannot use exemptions (other than your own) to reduce taxable income to less than zero for that period. Earned income tax credit If you are a nonresident alien for any part of the year, you cannot claim the earned income credit. Earned income tax credit See chapter 6 for more information on dual-status aliens. Earned income tax credit If you are a nonresident alien for any part of the year, you generally cannot claim the education credits. Earned income tax credit However, if you are married and choose to file a joint return with a U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit citizen or resident spouse, you may be eligible for these credits. Earned income tax credit See Nonresident Spouse Treated as a Resident in chapter 1. Earned income tax credit Generally, services you perform as a nonresident alien temporarily in the United States as a nonimmigrant under subparagraph (F), (J), (M), or (Q) of section 101(a)(15) of the Immigration and Nationality Act are not covered under the social security program if you perform the services to carry out the purpose for which you were admitted to the United States. Earned income tax credit See Social Security and Medicare Taxes in chapter 8. Earned income tax credit If social security or Medicare taxes were withheld in error from pay that is not subject to these taxes, contact the employer who withheld the taxes for a refund. Earned income tax credit If you are unable to get a full refund of the amount from your employer, file a claim for refund with the Internal Revenue Service on Form 843, Claim for Refund and Request for Abatement. Earned income tax credit Do not use Form 843 to request a refund of Additional Medicare Tax. Earned income tax credit See Refund of Taxes Withheld in Error in chapter 8. Earned income tax credit Before leaving the United States, aliens generally must obtain a certificate of compliance. Earned income tax credit This document, also popularly known as the sailing permit or departure permit, is part of the income tax form you must file before leaving. Earned income tax credit You will receive a sailing or departure permit after filing a Form 1040-C or Form 2063. Earned income tax credit These forms are discussed in chapter 11. Earned income tax credit Form 1040-C is not an annual U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit income tax return. Earned income tax credit If an income tax return is required by law, you must file that return even though you already filed a Form 1040-C. Earned income tax credit Chapters 5 and 7 discuss filing an annual U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit income tax return. Earned income tax credit . Earned income tax credit What is the difference between the taxation of income that is effectively connected with a trade or business in the United States and income that is not effectively connected with a trade or business in the United States? The difference between these two categories is that effectively connected income, after allowable deductions, is taxed at graduated rates. Earned income tax credit These are the same rates that apply to U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit citizens and residents. Earned income tax credit Income that is not effectively connected is taxed at a flat 30% (or lower treaty) rate. Earned income tax credit The term “exempt individual” does not refer to someone exempt from U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit tax. Earned income tax credit You were referred to as an exempt individual because as a student temporarily in the United States on an F Visa, you do not have to count the days you were present in the United States as a student during the first 5 years in determining if you are a resident alien under the substantial presence test. Earned income tax credit See chapter 1 . Earned income tax credit Generally, you cannot claim tax treaty benefits as a resident alien. Earned income tax credit However, there are exceptions. Earned income tax credit See Effect of Tax Treaties in chapter 1. Earned income tax credit See also Resident Aliens under Some Typical Tax Treaty Benefits in chapter 9. Earned income tax credit You must file Form 1040NR if you are engaged in a trade or business in the United States, or have any other U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit source income on which tax was not fully paid by the amount withheld. Earned income tax credit You can use Form 1040NR-EZ instead of Form 1040NR if you meet all 11 conditions listed under Form 1040NR-EZ in chapter 7. Earned income tax credit You were a dual-status alien last year. Earned income tax credit As a general rule, because you were in the United States for 183 days or more, you have met the substantial presence test and you are taxed as a resident. Earned income tax credit However, for the part of the year that you were not present in the United States, you are a nonresident. Earned income tax credit File Form 1040. Earned income tax credit Print “Dual-Status Return” across the top. Earned income tax credit Attach a statement showing your U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit source income for the part of the year you were a nonresident. Earned income tax credit You may use Form 1040NR as the statement. Earned income tax credit Print “Dual-Status Statement” across the top. Earned income tax credit See First Year of Residency in chapter 1 for rules on determining your residency starting date. Earned income tax credit If you are an employee and you receive wages subject to U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit income tax withholding, you must generally file by the 15th day of the 4th month after your tax year ends. Earned income tax credit If you file for the 2013 calendar year, your return is due April 15, 2014. Earned income tax credit If you are not an employee who receives wages subject to U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit income tax withholding, you must file by the 15th day of the 6th month after your tax year ends. Earned income tax credit For the 2013 calendar year, file your return by June 16, 2014. Earned income tax credit For more information on when and where to file, see chapter 7 . Earned income tax credit A social security number (SSN) must be furnished on returns, statements, and other tax-related documents. Earned income tax credit If your spouse does not have and is not eligible to get an SSN, he must apply for an individual taxpayer identification number (ITIN). Earned income tax credit If you are a U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit citizen or resident and you choose to treat your nonresident spouse as a resident and file a joint tax return, your nonresident spouse needs an SSN or an ITIN. Earned income tax credit Alien spouses who are claimed as exemptions or dependents are also required to furnish an SSN or an ITIN. Earned income tax credit See Identification Number in chapter 5 for more information. Earned income tax credit Generally, you cannot file as married filing jointly if either spouse was a nonresident alien at any time during the tax year. Earned income tax credit However, nonresident aliens married to U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit citizens or residents can choose to be treated as U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit residents and file joint returns. Earned income tax credit For more information on this choice, see Nonresident Spouse Treated as a Resident in chapter 1. Earned income tax credit Assuming both of you had these visas for all of last year, you are a resident alien. Earned income tax credit Your husband is a nonresident alien if he has not been in the United States as a student for more than 5 years. Earned income tax credit You and your husband can file a joint tax return on Form 1040, 1040A, or 1040EZ if he makes the choice to be treated as a resident for the entire year. Earned income tax credit See Nonresident Spouse Treated as a Resident in chapter 1. Earned income tax credit If your husband does not make this choice, you must file a separate return on Form 1040 or Form 1040A. Earned income tax credit Your husband must file Form 1040NR or 1040NR-EZ. Earned income tax credit No. Earned income tax credit A dual-resident taxpayer is one who is a resident of both the United States and another country under each country's tax laws. Earned income tax credit See Effect of Tax Treaties in chapter 1. Earned income tax credit You are a dual-status taxpayer when you are both a resident alien and a nonresident alien in the same year. Earned income tax credit See chapter 6 . Earned income tax credit The following rules apply if the dividends and capital gains are not effectively connected with a U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit trade or business. Earned income tax credit Capital gains are generally not taxable if you were in the United States for less than 183 days during the year. Earned income tax credit See Sales or Exchanges of Capital Assets in chapter 4 for more information and exceptions. Earned income tax credit Dividends are generally taxed at a 30% (or lower treaty) rate. Earned income tax credit The brokerage company or payor of the dividends should withhold this tax at source. Earned income tax credit If tax is not withheld at the correct rate, you must file Form 1040NR to receive a refund or pay any additional tax due. Earned income tax credit If the capital gains and dividends are effectively connected with a U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit trade or business, they are taxed according to the same rules and at the same rates that apply to U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit citizens and residents. Earned income tax credit If you are a nonresident alien, 85% of any U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit social security benefits (and the equivalent portion of tier 1 railroad retirement benefits) you receive is subject to the flat 30% tax, unless exempt, or subject to a lower treaty rate. Earned income tax credit See The 30% Tax in chapter 4. Earned income tax credit If you are a nonresident alien and the scholarship is not from U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit sources, it is not subject to U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit tax. Earned income tax credit See Scholarships, Grants, Prizes, and Awards in chapter 2 to determine whether your scholarship is from U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit sources. Earned income tax credit If your scholarship is from U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit sources or you are a resident alien, your scholarship is subject to U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit tax according to the following rules. Earned income tax credit If you are a candidate for a degree, you may be able to exclude from your income the part of the scholarship you use to pay for tuition, fees, books, supplies, and equipment required by the educational institution. Earned income tax credit However, the part of the scholarship you use to pay for other expenses, such as room and board, is taxable. Earned income tax credit See Scholarships and Fellowship Grants in chapter 3 for more information. Earned income tax credit If you are not a candidate for a degree, your scholarship is taxable. Earned income tax credit Nonresident aliens cannot claim the standard deduction. Earned income tax credit However, see Students and business apprentices from India , under Itemized Deductions in chapter 5 for an exception. Earned income tax credit You cannot claim the standard deduction allowed on Form 1040. Earned income tax credit However, you can itemize any allowable deductions. Earned income tax credit Nonresident aliens can claim some of the same itemized deductions that resident aliens can claim. Earned income tax credit However, nonresident aliens can claim itemized deductions only if they have income effectively connected with their U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit trade or business. Earned income tax credit See Itemized Deductions in chapter 5. Earned income tax credit Resident aliens can claim personal exemptions and exemptions for dependents in the same way as U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit citizens. Earned income tax credit However, nonresident aliens generally can claim only a personal exemption for themselves on their U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit tax return. Earned income tax credit There are special rules for residents of Mexico, Canada, and South Korea; for U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit nationals; and for students and business apprentices from India. Earned income tax credit See Exemptions in chapter 5. Earned income tax credit As a dual-status taxpayer, you usually will be able to claim your own personal exemption. Earned income tax credit Subject to the general rules for qualification, you can claim exemptions for your spouse and dependents when you figure taxable income for the part of the year you are a resident alien. Earned income tax credit The amount you can claim for these exemptions is limited to your taxable income (figured before subtracting exemptions) for the part of the year you are a resident alien. Earned income tax credit You cannot use exemptions (other than your own) to reduce taxable income to less than zero for that period. Earned income tax credit If you are a nonresident alien for any part of the year, you cannot claim the earned income credit. Earned income tax credit See chapter 6 for more information on dual-status aliens. Earned income tax credit If you are a nonresident alien for any part of the year, you generally cannot claim the education credits. Earned income tax credit However, if you are married and choose to file a joint return with a U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit citizen or resident spouse, you may be eligible for these credits. Earned income tax credit See Nonresident Spouse Treated as a Resident in chapter 1. Earned income tax credit Generally, services you perform as a nonresident alien temporarily in the United States as a nonimmigrant under subparagraph (F), (J), (M), or (Q) of section 101(a)(15) of the Immigration and Nationality Act are not covered under the social security program if you perform the services to carry out the purpose for which you were admitted to the United States. Earned income tax credit See Social Security and Medicare Taxes in chapter 8. Earned income tax credit If social security or Medicare taxes were withheld in error from pay that is not subject to these taxes, contact the employer who withheld the taxes for a refund. Earned income tax credit If you are unable to get a full refund of the amount from your employer, file a claim for refund with the Internal Revenue Service on Form 843, Claim for Refund and Request for Abatement. Earned income tax credit Do not use Form 843 to request a refund of Additional Medicare Tax. Earned income tax credit See Refund of Taxes Withheld in Error in chapter 8. Earned income tax credit Before leaving the United States, aliens generally must obtain a certificate of compliance. Earned income tax credit This document, also popularly known as the sailing permit or departure permit, is part of the income tax form you must file before leaving. Earned income tax credit You will receive a sailing or departure permit after filing a Form 1040-C or Form 2063. Earned income tax credit These forms are discussed in chapter 11. Earned income tax credit Form 1040-C is not an annual U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit income tax return. Earned income tax credit If an income tax return is required by law, you must file that return even though you already filed a Form 1040-C. Earned income tax credit Chapters 5 and 7 discuss filing an annual U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit income tax return. Earned income tax credit . Earned income tax credit I am a student with an F-1 Visa. Earned income tax credit I was told that I was an exempt individual. Earned income tax credit Does this mean I am exempt from paying U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit tax? The term “exempt individual” does not refer to someone exempt from U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit tax. Earned income tax credit You were referred to as an exempt individual because as a student temporarily in the United States on an F Visa, you do not have to count the days you were present in the United States as a student during the first 5 years in determining if you are a resident alien under the substantial presence test. Earned income tax credit See chapter 1 . Earned income tax credit Generally, you cannot claim tax treaty benefits as a resident alien. Earned income tax credit However, there are exceptions. Earned income tax credit See Effect of Tax Treaties in chapter 1. Earned income tax credit See also Resident Aliens under Some Typical Tax Treaty Benefits in chapter 9. Earned income tax credit You must file Form 1040NR if you are engaged in a trade or business in the United States, or have any other U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit source income on which tax was not fully paid by the amount withheld. Earned income tax credit You can use Form 1040NR-EZ instead of Form 1040NR if you meet all 11 conditions listed under Form 1040NR-EZ in chapter 7. Earned income tax credit You were a dual-status alien last year. Earned income tax credit As a general rule, because you were in the United States for 183 days or more, you have met the substantial presence test and you are taxed as a resident. Earned income tax credit However, for the part of the year that you were not present in the United States, you are a nonresident. Earned income tax credit File Form 1040. Earned income tax credit Print “Dual-Status Return” across the top. Earned income tax credit Attach a statement showing your U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit source income for the part of the year you were a nonresident. Earned income tax credit You may use Form 1040NR as the statement. Earned income tax credit Print “Dual-Status Statement” across the top. Earned income tax credit See First Year of Residency in chapter 1 for rules on determining your residency starting date. Earned income tax credit If you are an employee and you receive wages subject to U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit income tax withholding, you must generally file by the 15th day of the 4th month after your tax year ends. Earned income tax credit If you file for the 2013 calendar year, your return is due April 15, 2014. Earned income tax credit If you are not an employee who receives wages subject to U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit income tax withholding, you must file by the 15th day of the 6th month after your tax year ends. Earned income tax credit For the 2013 calendar year, file your return by June 16, 2014. Earned income tax credit For more information on when and where to file, see chapter 7 . Earned income tax credit A social security number (SSN) must be furnished on returns, statements, and other tax-related documents. Earned income tax credit If your spouse does not have and is not eligible to get an SSN, he must apply for an individual taxpayer identification number (ITIN). Earned income tax credit If you are a U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit citizen or resident and you choose to treat your nonresident spouse as a resident and file a joint tax return, your nonresident spouse needs an SSN or an ITIN. Earned income tax credit Alien spouses who are claimed as exemptions or dependents are also required to furnish an SSN or an ITIN. Earned income tax credit See Identification Number in chapter 5 for more information. Earned income tax credit Generally, you cannot file as married filing jointly if either spouse was a nonresident alien at any time during the tax year. Earned income tax credit However, nonresident aliens married to U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit citizens or residents can choose to be treated as U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit residents and file joint returns. Earned income tax credit For more information on this choice, see Nonresident Spouse Treated as a Resident in chapter 1. Earned income tax credit Assuming both of you had these visas for all of last year, you are a resident alien. Earned income tax credit Your husband is a nonresident alien if he has not been in the United States as a student for more than 5 years. Earned income tax credit You and your husband can file a joint tax return on Form 1040, 1040A, or 1040EZ if he makes the choice to be treated as a resident for the entire year. Earned income tax credit See Nonresident Spouse Treated as a Resident in chapter 1. Earned income tax credit If your husband does not make this choice, you must file a separate return on Form 1040 or Form 1040A. Earned income tax credit Your husband must file Form 1040NR or 1040NR-EZ. Earned income tax credit No. Earned income tax credit A dual-resident taxpayer is one who is a resident of both the United States and another country under each country's tax laws. Earned income tax credit See Effect of Tax Treaties in chapter 1. Earned income tax credit You are a dual-status taxpayer when you are both a resident alien and a nonresident alien in the same year. Earned income tax credit See chapter 6 . Earned income tax credit The following rules apply if the dividends and capital gains are not effectively connected with a U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit trade or business. Earned income tax credit Capital gains are generally not taxable if you were in the United States for less than 183 days during the year. Earned income tax credit See Sales or Exchanges of Capital Assets in chapter 4 for more information and exceptions. Earned income tax credit Dividends are generally taxed at a 30% (or lower treaty) rate. Earned income tax credit The brokerage company or payor of the dividends should withhold this tax at source. Earned income tax credit If tax is not withheld at the correct rate, you must file Form 1040NR to receive a refund or pay any additional tax due. Earned income tax credit If the capital gains and dividends are effectively connected with a U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit trade or business, they are taxed according to the same rules and at the same rates that apply to U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit citizens and residents. Earned income tax credit If you are a nonresident alien, 85% of any U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit social security benefits (and the equivalent portion of tier 1 railroad retirement benefits) you receive is subject to the flat 30% tax, unless exempt, or subject to a lower treaty rate. Earned income tax credit See The 30% Tax in chapter 4. Earned income tax credit If you are a nonresident alien and the scholarship is not from U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit sources, it is not subject to U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit tax. Earned income tax credit See Scholarships, Grants, Prizes, and Awards in chapter 2 to determine whether your scholarship is from U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit sources. Earned income tax credit If your scholarship is from U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit sources or you are a resident alien, your scholarship is subject to U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit tax according to the following rules. Earned income tax credit If you are a candidate for a degree, you may be able to exclude from your income the part of the scholarship you use to pay for tuition, fees, books, supplies, and equipment required by the educational institution. Earned income tax credit However, the part of the scholarship you use to pay for other expenses, such as room and board, is taxable. Earned income tax credit See Scholarships and Fellowship Grants in chapter 3 for more information. Earned income tax credit If you are not a candidate for a degree, your scholarship is taxable. Earned income tax credit Nonresident aliens cannot claim the standard deduction. Earned income tax credit However, see Students and business apprentices from India , under Itemized Deductions in chapter 5 for an exception. Earned income tax credit You cannot claim the standard deduction allowed on Form 1040. Earned income tax credit However, you can itemize any allowable deductions. Earned income tax credit Nonresident aliens can claim some of the same itemized deductions that resident aliens can claim. Earned income tax credit However, nonresident aliens can claim itemized deductions only if they have income effectively connected with their U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit trade or business. Earned income tax credit See Itemized Deductions in chapter 5. Earned income tax credit Resident aliens can claim personal exemptions and exemptions for dependents in the same way as U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit citizens. Earned income tax credit However, nonresident aliens generally can claim only a personal exemption for themselves on their U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit tax return. Earned income tax credit There are special rules for residents of Mexico, Canada, and South Korea; for U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit nationals; and for students and business apprentices from India. Earned income tax credit See Exemptions in chapter 5. Earned income tax credit As a dual-status taxpayer, you usually will be able to claim your own personal exemption. Earned income tax credit Subject to the general rules for qualification, you can claim exemptions for your spouse and dependents when you figure taxable income for the part of the year you are a resident alien. Earned income tax credit The amount you can claim for these exemptions is limited to your taxable income (figured before subtracting exemptions) for the part of the year you are a resident alien. Earned income tax credit You cannot use exemptions (other than your own) to reduce taxable income to less than zero for that period. Earned income tax credit If you are a nonresident alien for any part of the year, you cannot claim the earned income credit. Earned income tax credit See chapter 6 for more information on dual-status aliens. Earned income tax credit If you are a nonresident alien for any part of the year, you generally cannot claim the education credits. Earned income tax credit However, if you are married and choose to file a joint return with a U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit citizen or resident spouse, you may be eligible for these credits. Earned income tax credit See Nonresident Spouse Treated as a Resident in chapter 1. Earned income tax credit Generally, services you perform as a nonresident alien temporarily in the United States as a nonimmigrant under subparagraph (F), (J), (M), or (Q) of section 101(a)(15) of the Immigration and Nationality Act are not covered under the social security program if you perform the services to carry out the purpose for which you were admitted to the United States. Earned income tax credit See Social Security and Medicare Taxes in chapter 8. Earned income tax credit If social security or Medicare taxes were withheld in error from pay that is not subject to these taxes, contact the employer who withheld the taxes for a refund. Earned income tax credit If you are unable to get a full refund of the amount from your employer, file a claim for refund with the Internal Revenue Service on Form 843, Claim for Refund and Request for Abatement. Earned income tax credit Do not use Form 843 to request a refund of Additional Medicare Tax. Earned income tax credit See Refund of Taxes Withheld in Error in chapter 8. Earned income tax credit Before leaving the United States, aliens generally must obtain a certificate of compliance. Earned income tax credit This document, also popularly known as the sailing permit or departure permit, is part of the income tax form you must file before leaving. Earned income tax credit You will receive a sailing or departure permit after filing a Form 1040-C or Form 2063. Earned income tax credit These forms are discussed in chapter 11. Earned income tax credit Form 1040-C is not an annual U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit income tax return. Earned income tax credit If an income tax return is required by law, you must file that return even though you already filed a Form 1040-C. Earned income tax credit Chapters 5 and 7 discuss filing an annual U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit income tax return. Earned income tax credit . Earned income tax credit I am a resident alien. Earned income tax credit Can I claim any treaty benefits? Generally, you cannot claim tax treaty benefits as a resident alien. Earned income tax credit However, there are exceptions. Earned income tax credit See Effect of Tax Treaties in chapter 1. Earned income tax credit See also Resident Aliens under Some Typical Tax Treaty Benefits in chapter 9. Earned income tax credit You must file Form 1040NR if you are engaged in a trade or business in the United States, or have any other U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit source income on which tax was not fully paid by the amount withheld. Earned income tax credit You can use Form 1040NR-EZ instead of Form 1040NR if you meet all 11 conditions listed under Form 1040NR-EZ in chapter 7. Earned income tax credit You were a dual-status alien last year. Earned income tax credit As a general rule, because you were in the United States for 183 days or more, you have met the substantial presence test and you are taxed as a resident. Earned income tax credit However, for the part of the year that you were not present in the United States, you are a nonresident. Earned income tax credit File Form 1040. Earned income tax credit Print “Dual-Status Return” across the top. Earned income tax credit Attach a statement showing your U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit source income for the part of the year you were a nonresident. Earned income tax credit You may use Form 1040NR as the statement. Earned income tax credit Print “Dual-Status Statement” across the top. Earned income tax credit See First Year of Residency in chapter 1 for rules on determining your residency starting date. Earned income tax credit If you are an employee and you receive wages subject to U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit income tax withholding, you must generally file by the 15th day of the 4th month after your tax year ends. Earned income tax credit If you file for the 2013 calendar year, your return is due April 15, 2014. Earned income tax credit If you are not an employee who receives wages subject to U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit income tax withholding, you must file by the 15th day of the 6th month after your tax year ends. Earned income tax credit For the 2013 calendar year, file your return by June 16, 2014. Earned income tax credit For more information on when and where to file, see chapter 7 . Earned income tax credit A social security number (SSN) must be furnished on returns, statements, and other tax-related documents. Earned income tax credit If your spouse does not have and is not eligible to get an SSN, he must apply for an individual taxpayer identification number (ITIN). Earned income tax credit If you are a U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit citizen or resident and you choose to treat your nonresident spouse as a resident and file a joint tax return, your nonresident spouse needs an SSN or an ITIN. Earned income tax credit Alien spouses who are claimed as exemptions or dependents are also required to furnish an SSN or an ITIN. Earned income tax credit See Identification Number in chapter 5 for more information. Earned income tax credit Generally, you cannot file as married filing jointly if either spouse was a nonresident alien at any time during the tax year. Earned income tax credit However, nonresident aliens married to U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit citizens or residents can choose to be treated as U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit residents and file joint returns. Earned income tax credit For more information on this choice, see Nonresident Spouse Treated as a Resident in chapter 1. Earned income tax credit Assuming both of you had these visas for all of last year, you are a resident alien. Earned income tax credit Your husband is a nonresident alien if he has not been in the United States as a student for more than 5 years. Earned income tax credit You and your husband can file a joint tax return on Form 1040, 1040A, or 1040EZ if he makes the choice to be treated as a resident for the entire year. Earned income tax credit See Nonresident Spouse Treated as a Resident in chapter 1. Earned income tax credit If your husband does not make this choice, you must file a separate return on Form 1040 or Form 1040A. Earned income tax credit Your husband must file Form 1040NR or 1040NR-EZ. Earned income tax credit No. Earned income tax credit A dual-resident taxpayer is one who is a resident of both the United States and another country under each country's tax laws. Earned income tax credit See Effect of Tax Treaties in chapter 1. Earned income tax credit You are a dual-status taxpayer when you are both a resident alien and a nonresident alien in the same year. Earned income tax credit See chapter 6 . Earned income tax credit The following rules apply if the dividends and capital gains are not effectively connected with a U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit trade or business. Earned income tax credit Capital gains are generally not taxable if you were in the United States for less than 183 days during the year. Earned income tax credit See Sales or Exchanges of Capital Assets in chapter 4 for more information and exceptions. Earned income tax credit Dividends are generally taxed at a 30% (or lower treaty) rate. Earned income tax credit The brokerage company or payor of the dividends should withhold this tax at source. Earned income tax credit If tax is not withheld at the correct rate, you must file Form 1040NR to receive a refund or pay any additional tax due. Earned income tax credit If the capital gains and dividends are effectively connected with a U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit trade or business, they are taxed according to the same rules and at the same rates that apply to U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit citizens and residents. Earned income tax credit If you are a nonresident alien, 85% of any U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit social security benefits (and the equivalent portion of tier 1 railroad retirement benefits) you receive is subject to the flat 30% tax, unless exempt, or subject to a lower treaty rate. Earned income tax credit See The 30% Tax in chapter 4. Earned income tax credit If you are a nonresident alien and the scholarship is not from U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit sources, it is not subject to U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit tax. Earned income tax credit See Scholarships, Grants, Prizes, and Awards in chapter 2 to determine whether your scholarship is from U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit sources. Earned income tax credit If your scholarship is from U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit sources or you are a resident alien, your scholarship is subject to U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit tax according to the following rules. Earned income tax credit If you are a candidate for a degree, you may be able to exclude from your income the part of the scholarship you use to pay for tuition, fees, books, supplies, and equipment required by the educational institution. Earned income tax credit However, the part of the scholarship you use to pay for other expenses, such as room and board, is taxable. Earned income tax credit See Scholarships and Fellowship Grants in chapter 3 for more information. Earned income tax credit If you are not a candidate for a degree, your scholarship is taxable. Earned income tax credit Nonresident aliens cannot claim the standard deduction. Earned income tax credit However, see Students and business apprentices from India , under Itemized Deductions in chapter 5 for an exception. Earned income tax credit You cannot claim the standard deduction allowed on Form 1040. Earned income tax credit However, you can itemize any allowable deductions. Earned income tax credit Nonresident aliens can claim some of the same itemized deductions that resident aliens can claim. Earned income tax credit However, nonresident aliens can claim itemized deductions only if they have income effectively connected with their U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit trade or business. Earned income tax credit See Itemized Deductions in chapter 5. Earned income tax credit Resident aliens can claim personal exemptions and exemptions for dependents in the same way as U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit citizens. Earned income tax credit However, nonresident aliens generally can claim only a personal exemption for themselves on their U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit tax return. Earned income tax credit There are special rules for residents of Mexico, Canada, and South Korea; for U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit nationals; and for students and business apprentices from India. Earned income tax credit See Exemptions in chapter 5. Earned income tax credit As a dual-status taxpayer, you usually will be able to claim your own personal exemption. Earned income tax credit Subject to the general rules for qualification, you can claim exemptions for your spouse and dependents when you figure taxable income for the part of the year you are a resident alien. Earned income tax credit The amount you can claim for these exemptions is limited to your taxable income (figured before subtracting exemptions) for the part of the year you are a resident alien. Earned income tax credit You cannot use exemptions (other than your own) to reduce taxable income to less than zero for that period. Earned income tax credit If you are a nonresident alien for any part of the year, you cannot claim the earned income credit. Earned income tax credit See chapter 6 for more information on dual-status aliens. Earned income tax credit If you are a nonresident alien for any part of the year, you generally cannot claim the education credits. Earned income tax credit However, if you are married and choose to file a joint return with a U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit citizen or resident spouse, you may be eligible for these credits. Earned income tax credit See Nonresident Spouse Treated as a Resident in chapter 1. Earned income tax credit Generally, services you perform as a nonresident alien temporarily in the United States as a nonimmigrant under subparagraph (F), (J), (M), or (Q) of section 101(a)(15) of the Immigration and Nationality Act are not covered under the social security program if you perform the services to carry out the purpose for which you were admitted to the United States. Earned income tax credit See Social Security and Medicare Taxes in chapter 8. Earned income tax credit If social security or Medicare taxes were withheld in error from pay that is not subject to these taxes, contact the employer who withheld the taxes for a refund. Earned income tax credit If you are unable to get a full refund of the amount from your employer, file a claim for refund with the Internal Revenue Service on Form 843, Claim for Refund and Request for Abatement. Earned income tax credit Do not use Form 843 to request a refund of Additional Medicare Tax. Earned income tax credit See Refund of Taxes Withheld in Error in chapter 8. Earned income tax credit Before leaving the United States, aliens generally must obtain a certificate of compliance. Earned income tax credit This document, also popularly known as the sailing permit or departure permit, is part of the income tax form you must file before leaving. Earned income tax credit You will receive a sailing or departure permit after filing a Form 1040-C or Form 2063. Earned income tax credit These forms are discussed in chapter 11. Earned income tax credit Form 1040-C is not an annual U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit income tax return. Earned income tax credit If an income tax return is required by law, you must file that return even though you already filed a Form 1040-C. Earned income tax credit Chapters 5 and 7 discuss filing an annual U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit income tax return. Earned income tax credit . Earned income tax credit I am a nonresident alien with no dependents. Earned income tax credit I am working temporarily for a U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit company. Earned income tax credit What return do I file? You must file Form 1040NR if you are engaged in a trade or business in the United States, or have any other U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit source income on which tax was not fully paid by the amount withheld. Earned income tax credit You can use Form 1040NR-EZ instead of Form 1040NR if you meet all 11 conditions listed under Form 1040NR-EZ in chapter 7. Earned income tax credit You were a dual-status alien last year. Earned income tax credit As a general rule, because you were in the United States for 183 days or more, you have met the substantial presence test and you are taxed as a resident. Earned income tax credit However, for the part of the year that you were not present in the United States, you are a nonresident. Earned income tax credit File Form 1040. Earned income tax credit Print “Dual-Status Return” across the top. Earned income tax credit Attach a statement showing your U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit source income for the part of the year you were a nonresident. Earned income tax credit You may use Form 1040NR as the statement. Earned income tax credit Print “Dual-Status Statement” across the top. Earned income tax credit See First Year of Residency in chapter 1 for rules on determining your residency starting date. Earned income tax credit If you are an employee and you receive wages subject to U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit income tax withholding, you must generally file by the 15th day of the 4th month after your tax year ends. Earned income tax credit If you file for the 2013 calendar year, your return is due April 15, 2014. Earned income tax credit If you are not an employee who receives wages subject to U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit income tax withholding, you must file by the 15th day of the 6th month after your tax year ends. Earned income tax credit For the 2013 calendar year, file your return by June 16, 2014. Earned income tax credit For more information on when and where to file, see chapter 7 . Earned income tax credit A social security number (SSN) must be furnished on returns, statements, and other tax-related documents. Earned income tax credit If your spouse does not have and is not eligible to get an SSN, he must apply for an individual taxpayer identification number (ITIN). Earned income tax credit If you are a U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit citizen or resident and you choose to treat your nonresident spouse as a resident and file a joint tax return, your nonresident spouse needs an SSN or an ITIN. Earned income tax credit Alien spouses who are claimed as exemptions or dependents are also required to furnish an SSN or an ITIN. Earned income tax credit See Identification Number in chapter 5 for more information. Earned income tax credit Generally, you cannot file as married filing jointly if either spouse was a nonresident alien at any time during the tax year. Earned income tax credit However, nonresident aliens married to U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit citizens or residents can choose to be treated as U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit residents and file joint returns. Earned income tax credit For more information on this choice, see Nonresident Spouse Treated as a Resident in chapter 1. Earned income tax credit Assuming both of you had these visas for all of last year, you are a resident alien. Earned income tax credit Your husband is a nonresident alien if he has not been in the United States as a student for more than 5 years. Earned income tax credit You and your husband can file a joint tax return on Form 1040, 1040A, or 1040EZ if he makes the choice to be treated as a resident for the entire year. Earned income tax credit See Nonresident Spouse Treated as a Resident in chapter 1. Earned income tax credit If your husband does not make this choice, you must file a separate return on Form 1040 or Form 1040A. Earned income tax credit Your husband must file Form 1040NR or 1040NR-EZ. Earned income tax credit No. Earned income tax credit A dual-resident taxpayer is one who is a resident of both the United States and another country under each country's tax laws. Earned income tax credit See Effect of Tax Treaties in chapter 1. Earned income tax credit You are a dual-status taxpayer when you are both a resident alien and a nonresident alien in the same year. Earned income tax credit See chapter 6 . Earned income tax credit The following rules apply if the dividends and capital gains are not effectively connected with a U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit trade or business. Earned income tax credit Capital gains are generally not taxable if you were in the United States for less than 183 days during the year. Earned income tax credit See Sales or Exchanges of Capital Assets in chapter 4 for more information and exceptions. Earned income tax credit Dividends are generally taxed at a 30% (or lower treaty) rate. Earned income tax credit The brokerage company or payor of the dividends should withhold this tax at source. Earned income tax credit If tax is not withheld at the correct rate, you must file Form 1040NR to receive a refund or pay any additional tax due. Earned income tax credit If the capital gains and dividends are effectively connected with a U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit trade or business, they are taxed according to the same rules and at the same rates that apply to U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit citizens and residents. Earned income tax credit If you are a nonresident alien, 85% of any U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit social security benefits (and the equivalent portion of tier 1 railroad retirement benefits) you receive is subject to the flat 30% tax, unless exempt, or subject to a lower treaty rate. Earned income tax credit See The 30% Tax in chapter 4. Earned income tax credit If you are a nonresident alien and the scholarship is not from U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit sources, it is not subject to U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit tax. Earned income tax credit See Scholarships, Grants, Prizes, and Awards in chapter 2 to determine whether your scholarship is from U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit sources. Earned income tax credit If your scholarship is from U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit sources or you are a resident alien, your scholarship is subject to U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit tax according to the following rules. Earned income tax credit If you are a candidate for a degree, you may be able to exclude from your income the part of the scholarship you use to pay for tuition, fees, books, supplies, and equipment required by the educational institution. Earned income tax credit However, the part of the scholarship you use to pay for other expenses, such as room and board, is taxable. Earned income tax credit See Scholarships and Fellowship Grants in chapter 3 for more information. Earned income tax credit If you are not a candidate for a degree, your scholarship is taxable. Earned income tax credit Nonresident aliens cannot claim the standard deduction. Earned income tax credit However, see Students and business apprentices from India , under Itemized Deductions in chapter 5 for an exception. Earned income tax credit You cannot claim the standard deduction allowed on Form 1040. Earned income tax credit However, you can itemize any allowable deductions. Earned income tax credit Nonresident aliens can claim some of the same itemized deductions that resident aliens can claim. Earned income tax credit However, nonresident aliens can claim itemized deductions only if they have income effectively connected with their U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit trade or business. Earned income tax credit See Itemized Deductions in chapter 5. Earned income tax credit Resident aliens can claim personal exemptions and exemptions for dependents in the same way as U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit citizens. Earned income tax credit However, nonresident aliens generally can claim only a personal exemption for themselves on their U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit tax return. Earned income tax credit There are special rules for residents of Mexico, Canada, and South Korea; for U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit nationals; and for students and business apprentices from India. Earned income tax credit See Exemptions in chapter 5. Earned income tax credit As a dual-status taxpayer, you usually will be able to claim your own personal exemption. Earned income tax credit Subject to the general rules for qualification, you can claim exemptions for your spouse and dependents when you figure taxable income for the part of the year you are a resident alien. Earned income tax credit The amount you can claim for these exemptions is limited to your taxable income (figured before subtracting exemptions) for the part of the year you are a resident alien. Earned income tax credit You cannot use exemptions (other than your own) to reduce taxable income to less than zero for that period. Earned income tax credit If you are a nonresident alien for any part of the year, you cannot claim the earned income credit. Earned income tax credit See chapter 6 for more information on dual-status aliens. Earned income tax credit If you are a nonresident alien for any part of the year, you generally cannot claim the education credits. Earned income tax credit However, if you are married and choose to file a joint return with a U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit citizen or resident spouse, you may be eligible for these credits. Earned income tax credit See Nonresident Spouse Treated as a Resident in chapter 1. Earned income tax credit Generally, services you perform as a nonresident alien temporarily in the United States as a nonimmigrant under subparagraph (F), (J), (M), or (Q) of section 101(a)(15) of the Immigration and Nationality Act are not covered under the social security program if you perform the services to carry out the purpose for which you were admitted to the United States. Earned income tax credit See Social Security and Medicare Taxes in chapter 8. Earned income tax credit If social security or Medicare taxes were withheld in error from pay that is not subject to these taxes, contact the employer who withheld the taxes for a refund. Earned income tax credit If you are unable to get a full refund of the amount from your employer, file a claim for refund with the Internal Revenue Service on Form 843, Claim for Refund and Request for Abatement. Earned income tax credit Do not use Form 843 to request a refund of Additional Medicare Tax. Earned income tax credit See Refund of Taxes Withheld in Error in chapter 8. Earned income tax credit Before leaving the United States, aliens generally must obtain a certificate of compliance. Earned income tax credit This document, also popularly known as the sailing permit or departure permit, is part of the income tax form you must file before leaving. Earned income tax credit You will receive a sailing or departure permit after filing a Form 1040-C or Form 2063. Earned income tax credit These forms are discussed in chapter 11. Earned income tax credit Form 1040-C is not an annual U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit income tax return. Earned income tax credit If an income tax return is required by law, you must file that return even though you already filed a Form 1040-C. Earned income tax credit Chapters 5 and 7 discuss filing an annual U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit income tax return. Earned income tax credit . Earned income tax credit I came to the United States on June 30th of last year. Earned income tax credit I have an H-1B Visa. Earned income tax credit What is my tax status, resident alien or nonresident alien? What tax return do I file? You were a dual-status alien last year. Earned income tax credit As a general rule, because you were in the United States for 183 days or more, you have met the substantial presence test and you are taxed as a resident. Earned income tax credit However, for the part of the year that you were not present in the United States, you are a nonresident. Earned income tax credit File Form 1040. Earned income tax credit Print “Dual-Status Return” across the top. Earned income tax credit Attach a statement showing your U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit source income for the part of the year you were a nonresident. Earned income tax credit You may use Form 1040NR as the statement. Earned income tax credit Print “Dual-Status Statement” across the top. Earned income tax credit See First Year of Residency in chapter 1 for rules on determining your residency starting date. Earned income tax credit If you are an employee and you receive wages subject to U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit income tax withholding, you must generally file by the 15th day of the 4th month after your tax year ends. Earned income tax credit If you file for the 2013 calendar year, your return is due April 15, 2014. Earned income tax credit If you are not an employee who receives wages subject to U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit income tax withholding, you must file by the 15th day of the 6th month after your tax year ends. Earned income tax credit For the 2013 calendar year, file your return by June 16, 2014. Earned income tax credit For more information on when and where to file, see chapter 7 . Earned income tax credit A social security number (SSN) must be furnished on returns, statements, and other tax-related documents. Earned income tax credit If your spouse does not have and is not eligible to get an SSN, he must apply for an individual taxpayer identification number (ITIN). Earned income tax credit If you are a U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit citizen or resident and you choose to treat your nonresident spouse as a resident and file a joint tax return, your nonresident spouse needs an SSN or an ITIN. Earned income tax credit Alien spouses who are claimed as exemptions or dependents are also required to furnish an SSN or an ITIN. Earned income tax credit See Identification Number in chapter 5 for more information. Earned income tax credit Generally, you cannot file as married filing jointly if either spouse was a nonresident alien at any time during the tax year. Earned income tax credit However, nonresident aliens married to U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit citizens or residents can choose to be treated as U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit residents and file joint returns. Earned income tax credit For more information on this choice, see Nonresident Spouse Treated as a Resident in chapter 1. Earned income tax credit Assuming both of you had these visas for all of last year, you are a resident alien. Earned income tax credit Your husband is a nonresident alien if he has not been in the United States as a student for more than 5 years. Earned income tax credit You and your husband can file a joint tax return on Form 1040, 1040A, or 1040EZ if he makes the choice to be treated as a resident for the entire year. Earned income tax credit See Nonresident Spouse Treated as a Resident in chapter 1. Earned income tax credit If your husband does not make this choice, you must file a separate return on Form 1040 or Form 1040A. Earned income tax credit Your husband must file Form 1040NR or 1040NR-EZ. Earned income tax credit No. Earned income tax credit A dual-resident taxpayer is one who is a resident of both the United States and another country under each country's tax laws. Earned income tax credit See Effect of Tax Treaties in chapter 1. Earned income tax credit You are a dual-status taxpayer when you are both a resident alien and a nonresident alien in the same year. Earned income tax credit See chapter 6 . Earned income tax credit The following rules apply if the dividends and capital gains are not effectively connected with a U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit trade or business. Earned income tax credit Capital gains are generally not taxable if you were in the United States for less than 183 days during the year. Earned income tax credit See Sales or Exchanges of Capital Assets in chapter 4 for more information and exceptions. Earned income tax credit Dividends are generally taxed at a 30% (or lower treaty) rate. Earned income tax credit The brokerage company or payor of the dividends should withhold this tax at source. Earned income tax credit If tax is not withheld at the correct rate, you must file Form 1040NR to receive a refund or pay any additional tax due. Earned income tax credit If the capital gains and dividends are effectively connected with a U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit trade or business, they are taxed according to the same rules and at the same rates that apply to U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit citizens and residents. Earned income tax credit If you are a nonresident alien, 85% of any U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit social security benefits (and the equivalent portion of tier 1 railroad retirement benefits) you receive is subject to the flat 30% tax, unless exempt, or subject to a lower treaty rate. Earned income tax credit See The 30% Tax in chapter 4. Earned income tax credit If you are a nonresident alien and the scholarship is not from U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit sources, it is not subject to U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit tax. Earned income tax credit See Scholarships, Grants, Prizes, and Awards in chapter 2 to determine whether your scholarship is from U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit sources. Earned income tax credit If your scholarship is from U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit sources or you are a resident alien, your scholarship is subject to U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit tax according to the following rules. Earned income tax credit If you are a candidate for a degree, you may be able to exclude from your income the part of the scholarship you use to pay for tuition, fees, books, supplies, and equipment required by the educational institution. Earned income tax credit However, the part of the scholarship you use to pay for other expenses, such as room and board, is taxable. Earned income tax credit See Scholarships and Fellowship Grants in chapter 3 for more information. Earned income tax credit If you are not a candidate for a degree, your scholarship is taxable. Earned income tax credit Nonresident aliens cannot claim the standard deduction. Earned income tax credit However, see Students and business apprentices from India , under Itemized Deductions in chapter 5 for an exception. Earned income tax credit You cannot claim the standard deduction allowed on Form 1040. Earned income tax credit However, you can itemize any allowable deductions. Earned income tax credit Nonresident aliens can claim some of the same itemized deductions that resident aliens can claim. Earned income tax credit However, nonresident aliens can claim itemized deductions only if they have income effectively connected with their U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit trade or business. Earned income tax credit See Itemized Deductions in chapter 5. Earned income tax credit Resident aliens can claim personal exemptions and exemptions for dependents in the same way as U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit citizens. Earned income tax credit However, nonresident aliens generally can claim only a personal exemption for themselves on their U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit tax return. Earned income tax credit There are special rules for residents of Mexico, Canada, and South Korea; for U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit nationals; and for students and business apprentices from India. Earned income tax credit See Exemptions in chapter 5. Earned income tax credit As a dual-status taxpayer, you usually will be able to claim your own personal exemption. Earned income tax credit Subject to the general rules for qualification, you can claim exemptions for your spouse and dependents when you figure taxable income for the part of the year you are a resident alien. Earned income tax credit The amount you can claim for these exemptions is limited to your taxable income (figured before subtracting exemptions) for the part of the year you are a resident alien. Earned income tax credit You cannot use exemptions (other than your own) to reduce taxable income to less than zero for that period. Earned income tax credit If you are a nonresident alien for any part of the year, you cannot claim the earned income credit. Earned income tax credit See chapter 6 for more information on dual-status aliens. Earned income tax credit If you are a nonresident alien for any part of the year, you generally cannot claim the education credits. Earned income tax credit However, if you are married and choose to file a joint return with a U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit citizen or resident spouse, you may be eligible for these credits. Earned income tax credit See Nonresident Spouse Treated as a Resident in chapter 1. Earned income tax credit Generally, services you perform as a nonresident alien temporarily in the United States as a nonimmigrant under subparagraph (F), (J), (M), or (Q) of section 101(a)(15) of the Immigration and Nationality Act are not covered under the social security program if you perform the services to carry out the purpose for which you were admitted to the United States. Earned income tax credit See Social Security and Medicare Taxes in chapter 8. Earned income tax credit If social security or Medicare taxes were withheld in error from pay that is not subject to these taxes, contact the employer who withheld the taxes for a refund. Earned income tax credit If you are unable to get a full refund of the amount from your employer, file a claim for refund with the Internal Revenue Service on Form 843, Claim for Refund and Request for Abatement. Earned income tax credit Do not use Form 843 to request a refund of Additional Medicare Tax. Earned income tax credit See Refund of Taxes Withheld in Error in chapter 8. Earned income tax credit Before leaving the United States, aliens generally must obtain a certificate of compliance. Earned income tax credit This document, also popularly known as the sailing permit or departure permit, is part of the income tax form you must file before leaving. Earned income tax credit You will receive a sailing or departure permit after filing a Form 1040-C or Form 2063. Earned income tax credit These forms are discussed in chapter 11. Earned income tax credit Form 1040-C is not an annual U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit income tax return. Earned income tax credit If an income tax return is required by law, you must file that return even though you already filed a Form 1040-C. Earned income tax credit Chapters 5 and 7 discuss filing an annual U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit income tax return. Earned income tax credit . Earned income tax credit When is my Form 1040NR due? If you are an employee and you receive wages subject to U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit income tax withholding, you must generally file by the 15th day of the 4th month after your tax year ends. Earned income tax credit If you file for the 2013 calendar year, your return is due April 15, 2014. Earned income tax credit If you are not an employee who receives wages subject to U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit income tax withholding, you must file by the 15th day of the 6th month after your tax year ends. Earned income tax credit For the 2013 calendar year, file your return by June 16, 2014. Earned income tax credit For more information on when and where to file, see chapter 7 . Earned income tax credit A social security number (SSN) must be furnished on returns, statements, and other tax-related documents. Earned income tax credit If your spouse does not have and is not eligible to get an SSN, he must apply for an individual taxpayer identification number (ITIN). Earned income tax credit If you are a U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit citizen or resident and you choose to treat your nonresident spouse as a resident and file a joint tax return, your nonresident spouse needs an SSN or an ITIN. Earned income tax credit Alien spouses who are claimed as exemptions or dependents are also required to furnish an SSN or an ITIN. Earned income tax credit See Identification Number in chapter 5 for more information. Earned income tax credit Generally, you cannot file as married filing jointly if either spouse was a nonresident alien at any time during the tax year. Earned income tax credit However, nonresident aliens married to U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit citizens or residents can choose to be treated as U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit residents and file joint returns. Earned income tax credit For more information on this choice, see Nonresident Spouse Treated as a Resident in chapter 1. Earned income tax credit Assuming both of you had these visas for all of last year, you are a resident alien. Earned income tax credit Your husband is a nonresident alien if he has not been in the United States as a student for more than 5 years. Earned income tax credit You and your husband can file a joint tax return on Form 1040, 1040A, or 1040EZ if he makes the choice to be treated as a resident for the entire year. Earned income tax credit See Nonresident Spouse Treated as a Resident in chapter 1. Earned income tax credit If your husband does not make this choice, you must file a separate return on Form 1040 or Form 1040A. Earned income tax credit Your husband must file Form 1040NR or 1040NR-EZ. Earned income tax credit No. Earned income tax credit A dual-resident taxpayer is one who is a resident of both the United States and another country under each country's tax laws. Earned income tax credit See Effect of Tax Treaties in chapter 1. Earned income tax credit You are a dual-status taxpayer when you are both a resident alien and a nonresident alien in the same year. Earned income tax credit See chapter 6 . Earned income tax credit The following rules apply if the dividends and capital gains are not effectively connected with a U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit trade or business. Earned income tax credit Capital gains are generally not taxable if you were in the United States for less than 183 days during the year. Earned income tax credit See Sales or Exchanges of Capital Assets in chapter 4 for more information and exceptions. Earned income tax credit Dividends are generally taxed at a 30% (or lower treaty) rate. Earned income tax credit The brokerage company or payor of the dividends should withhold this tax at source. Earned income tax credit If tax is not withheld at the correct rate, you must file Form 1040NR to receive a refund or pay any additional tax due. Earned income tax credit If the capital gains and dividends are effectively connected with a U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit trade or business, they are taxed according to the same rules and at the same rates that apply to U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit citizens and residents. Earned income tax credit If you are a nonresident alien, 85% of any U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit social security benefits (and the equivalent portion of tier 1 railroad retirement benefits) you receive is subject to the flat 30% tax, unless exempt, or subject to a lower treaty rate. Earned income tax credit See The 30% Tax in chapter 4. Earned income tax credit If you are a nonresident alien and the scholarship is not from U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit sources, it is not subject to U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit tax. Earned income tax credit See Scholarships, Grants, Prizes, and Awards in chapter 2 to determine whether your scholarship is from U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit sources. Earned income tax credit If your scholarship is from U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit sources or you are a resident alien, your scholarship is subject to U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit tax according to the following rules. Earned income tax credit If you are a candidate for a degree, you may be able to exclude from your income the part of the scholarship you use to pay for tuition, fees, books, supplies, and equipment required by the educational institution. Earned income tax credit However, the part of the scholarship you use to pay for other expenses, such as room and board, is taxable. Earned income tax credit See Scholarships and Fellowship Grants in chapter 3 for more information. Earned income tax credit If you are not a candidate for a degree, your scholarship is taxable. Earned income tax credit Nonresident aliens cannot claim the standard deduction. Earned income tax credit However, see Students and business apprentices from India , under Itemized Deductions in chapter 5 for an exception. Earned income tax credit You cannot claim the standard deduction allowed on Form 1040. Earned income tax credit However, you can itemize any allowable deductions. Earned income tax credit Nonresident aliens can claim some of the same itemized deductions that resident aliens can claim. Earned income tax credit However, nonresident aliens can claim itemized deductions only if they have income effectively connected with their U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit trade or business. Earned income tax credit See Itemized Deductions in chapter 5. Earned income tax credit Resident aliens can claim personal exemptions and exemptions for dependents in the same way as U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit citizens. Earned income tax credit However, nonresident aliens generally can claim only a personal exemption for themselves on their U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit tax return. Earned income tax credit There are special rules for residents of Mexico, Canada, and South Korea; for U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit nationals; and for students and business apprentices from India. Earned income tax credit See Exemptions in chapter 5. Earned income tax credit As a dual-status taxpayer, you usually will be able to claim your own personal exemption. Earned income tax credit Subject to the general rules for qualification, you can claim exemptions for your spouse and dependents when you figure taxable income for the part of the year you are a resident alien. Earned income tax credit The amount you can claim for these exemptions is limited to your taxable income (figured before subtracting exemptions) for the part of the year you are a resident alien. Earned income tax credit You cannot use exemptions (other than your own) to reduce taxable income to less than zero for that period. Earned income tax credit If you are a nonresident alien for any part of the year, you cannot claim the earned income credit. Earned income tax credit See chapter 6 for more information on dual-status aliens. Earned income tax credit If you are a nonresident alien for any part of the year, you generally cannot claim the education credits. Earned income tax credit However, if you are married and choose to file a joint return with a U. Earned income tax credit S. Earned income tax credit citizen or resident spouse, you may be eligible for these credits. Earned income tax credit See Nonresident Spouse Treated as a Resident in chapter 1. Earned income tax credit Generally, services you perform as a nonresident alien temporarily in the United States as a nonimmigrant under subparagraph (F), (J), (M), or (Q) of section 101(a)(15) of the Immigration and Nationality Act are not covered under the social security program if you perform the services to carry out the purpose