5/17 Tax Deadline


The deadline to file a U.S. tax return is Monday, May 17, 2021.  If you earned income in the U.S. in 2020 you are responsible to file a tax return by May 17, 2021 and should pay attention to the information below.  Sprintax software is available to students and scholars.  If you did not earn any income, but were present in the U.S. skip down to the bottom for instructions on submitting the 8843 form.

Sprintax is a software that specializes in nonresident alien tax returns.  UConn can provide you with a code to use to file your federal tax return for free but there is an additional fee to file your CT state return. To learn more visit: https://isss.uconn.edu/tax-preparation-resources/  To get your tax code email international@uconn.edu with your name and student ID number.

Click here to watch step by step instructions for using Sprintax to file your taxes.


If you did not earn income in the U.S., but are a nonresident for tax purposes there is still one tax form you must file, the form 8843 – see below for information on how you can learn to file the form 8843.  https://accounting.business.uconn.edu/undergraduate/vita-program/form-8843-filing-instructions/

Watch a video with instructions on how to submit the form 8843: https://isss.uconn.edu/tax-preparation-resources/

For more information, contact: ISSS at international@uconn.edu

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