International Student Services

March 3, 2020

Tax Prep Resources

All students must file some kind of tax-related form if you studied in the U.S. in 2019, even if you did not work on campus.

General Tax Information and FAQs

Please review Tax Information and FAQs for basic information.

Reminder: we in ISS are not qualified to answer individual tax questions. Taxes are complex and outside our area of individual expertise. Review the resources below for additional help.

Glacier Tax Prep

To help make tax filing easier for F-1 and J-1 students, ISS provides free access to Glacier Tax Prep. This web-based program provides step-by-step instructions and assistance with the preparation of the appropriate forms.

Access Glacier Tax Prep through our Tax Information webpage.

Student Fiscal Services Tax Workshops:

To help international students understand the 1042-S tax form and other relevant tax information, Student Fiscal Services is presenting free tax workshops.

Location: all tax workshops are in Odegaard, Room 220.
Tuesday, March 10: 3:00 – 4:00 pm
Tuesday, March 24: 1:30 – 2:30 pm
Wednesday, April 8: 1:30 – 2:30 pm

Free Tax Help

Free in-person tax help is offered by the United Way and the students in the Master of Science in Taxation program. This UW VITA site link has additional information.

Be sure to notify the tax expert of your F-1 or J-1 status, because the tax laws are different.

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