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This is the last web update you will see from the International Students and Scholars Center regarding tax filing requirements . This update provides information about tax filing workshops that are hosted by the Tempe Community Council Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program.
Please remember that the tax filing deadline is April 15, 2024.

The Tempe Community Council Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program has arranged for trained volunteers to assist ASU’s international students and scholars in preparing and filing their U.S. tax returns.

You are eligible to attend a VITA tax filing workshop if you are a current ASU student or scholar or were enrolled as a student during the 2023 tax year and any of the following apply to you:

  • You earned income from ASU and hold an F-1 or J-1 visa (including staff, researchers, scholars, TAs, RAs and student workers) or are a scholarship or fellowship recipient.
  • You earned income from on-campus employment through Aramark or the Sun Devil Follett Campus Stores.

If you did not earn any income from U.S. sources during the 2023 tax year and will be submitting only IRS Form 8843, you do not need to access Sprintax or attend a VITA tax workshop.

VITA volunteers will guide you through the preparation of your federal and state tax returns using Sprintax. All tax filing workshops will be held via Zoom.

For international students from India filing as nonresidents
Tuesday, March 19, 4–6 p.m.
(Arizona Time)
For all other international students filing as nonresidents
Tuesday, March 26, 4–6 p.m.
(Arizona Time)
For international students filing as residents
Saturday, March 23, 2–4 p.m.
(Arizona Time)

Complete the Substantial Presence Test to confirm if you are eligible to file as a resident.
For international students who incorrectly used TurboTax or TaxAct and need to file an amended nonresident tax return
Saturday, March 23, 4:30–5:30 p.m.
(Arizona Time)

To attend a VITA group workshop, you must register no later than the day before the workshop is scheduled. Please have the following documents with you when you attend the workshop:

  • Your immigration documents: I-20/DS-2019, passport and I-94 form.
  • Social Security numbers/Individual Taxpayer Identification Numbers for all family members.
  • All tax documents you have received, including all W-2 forms from any jobs held in 2023, Form 1042-S, Form 1098-T, Form 1099-INT for bank account interest, any other tax-related documents you have received, and your 2022 tax return. (If you are married, please bring all similar documents for your spouse.)

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Please keep in mind that ASU staff members are not able to provide personal assistance with the completion of tax compliance while in their official roles at ASU. This includes acting as tax consultants or providing tax advice related to the completion of the forms.