U.S. Tax Information

U.S. Tax Information

International students and scholars physically present in the United States for any part of 2020 are legally required to file tax documentation by April 15, 2021. This is true regardless of whether or not the individual received any income in 2020.

To help NC State international students and scholars with their tax filing responsibilities, OIS has arranged access to Sprintax Tax Preparation software at a discounted rate. Sprintax will guide foreign nationals through the tax preparation process, prepare the necessary federal tax return forms, and check to see if taxes are owed or if a refund is due. International students and scholars may purchase an access code to the Sprintax software for $3.

**Please note these codes are non-refundable. We encourage individuals to begin the process through Sprintax to ensure their eligibility using this platform before purchasing a code. Students may also have to pay an additional sum in order to file a state return.

***Please note that students who worked for NC State University in 2020 should make sure their home address is up-to-date in Mypack Portal in order to receive your Form W-2, which you will need to file your tax return. W-2s will also be accessible in Mypack Portal, but only until April 30, 2021. If you have graduated and are locked out of Mypack, you can do a password reset.

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