You must file your US Federal Tax Return before you can file the New York State returns. Use the tax software which the ISSO has purchased (SPRINTAX) to help you file the US federal tax forms which is NOW available through our website. It is free for you to fill out the US federal tax forms using SPRINTAX. SPRINTAX will also prepare your New York state tax forms for you for a fee of $26. If you do not want to pay the $26 fee to fill out your New York State tax forms, you can follow the directions here to fill them out yourself.
Deadline: April 18, 2017
All undergraduate students who are considered NON-residents for US federal tax purposes (the software determines this), ARE considered non-residents for New York State tax purposes.
Graduate students and J1 researchers or professors who are considered NON-residents for US federal tax purposes (the software determines this), answer these questions to determine your New York State Tax status:
Graduate students and J1 researchers or professors who answer "YES" to BOTH of these questions are considered residents for New York State tax purposes. If you answered "NO" to either one of these questions, you are a nonresident for tax purposes in New York State.
You are required to file a New York State tax return if:
If the above do not apply to you, you are not required to file a New York State tax return!
New York State NON-Resident Forms and Tips:
New York State RESIDENT Forms and Tips:
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