Form 8843 (2022)

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What is Form 8843?

The IRS 8843 Form is a two-page document filled in by non-residents/alien individuals to document periods spent outside the US. This information is necessary for the tax service to calculate the tax liability of such payers. Depending on your personal case, Form 1040-NR may be required in addition to this document.

Form 8843

What do I need the 8843 IRS Form for?

  • You are required to complete this form if you are an F-1 or F-2 non-resident of the United States.
  • Also, this document should be completed for each dependent (F-2 or J-2) of the above non-residents, regardless of age.
  • Representatives of the listed categories must have been in the United States during the past tax year.
  • If you meet these criteria but did not receive any income, you still need to complete the form by following the instructions on Form 8843.
  • If you are a resident, then you do not need to provide this document.

How to Fill Out an 8843 Tax Form?

Although the document contains two full pages, you should only complete the parts that apply to your case:

Step 1: Specify the tax period and enter your name, TIN, and address in the USA and your country of residence.

Step 2: Enter your visa type, nonimmigrant status, citizenship, passport number, and the number of days you have been in the US.

Step 3: Pick and complete the appropriate section: Students, Teachers/Trainees, or Professional Athletes. You need to answer questions about your activities.

Step 4: If you have medical problems preventing you from leaving the US, list them and specify when they happened.

Step 5: Enter the date and put your signature.

Filling Form 8843

Where to send tax form 8843?

The finished file should be mailed at the following address: Department of the Treasury, Internal Revenue Service Center, Austin, TX 73301-0215. Do it by April 18th. Please note that you need to provide a separate document for each non-resident and dependent who meets the criteria described above. When filling out, use the ready-made tax form 8843 example to avoid mistakes in counting the days that should be excluded from your tax return.

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2021 Fillable Form 8843 for 2021 tax year Fill Out Form
2020 Fillable Form 8843 for 2020 tax year Fill Out Form
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