WHEN TO SUBMIT TAXES
The tax season ranges from January 1 through April 15. All individuals residing in the U.S. for any portion of the previous year must submit a tax return regardless of whether they earned or received any money, as mandated by U.S. law.
TAX PREPARATION ASSISTANCE
UIU purchases licenses to the Glacier Tax Preparation software. This software is web-based and designed for international students and scholars. The CIE will send an email with more information about the system out to all international students in January or February.
Students can also choose to utilize other tax preparation resources such as Turbo Tax or tax preparation services such as H & R Block or a Certified Public Accountant (CPA).
U.S. FEDERAL TAX
All individuals must submit the following documents. It may be necessary to submit additional forms depending your personal situation.
If you worked in the previous year: Submit
Form 1040-NR (instructions) OR Form 1040-EZ(instructions)
If you did not work: Submit Form 8843.
IOWA STATE TAX
Individuals who earn any money from sources located in Iowa must pay income tax on that income to the Iowa state government. For more information on Iowa state taxes, please visit the Iowa Department of Revenue.