Friday, March 5, 2010

When to use Form 1040NR-EZ

Below are the conditions you must meet for filing Form 1040NR-EZ, which is a simplified Form 1040NR

- You do not claim dependents
- You do not claim an exemption for your wife or husband
- You do not claim any tax credits
- Your taxable income is less than $100,000.00
- You do not claim any itemized deductions except state and local income taxes.
- You do not owe any other type of taxes
- Your only U.S. income source were:
o wages, salaries, and tips – Form W-2
o refunds of state and local income taxes
o scholarship or fellowship grants – Form 1042-S

If you do not meet these conditions, you must file Form 1040NR