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If I was here on a tourist visa, do I have to count those days for purposes of determining my residency status if I am an F-1 student now?

  • Tax residency determinations can be very complex.  Generally, if you are on a F or J Student Visa you are considered a non resident alien for income tax purposes for your first five years in the United States.  If you are present in the US on a non student J Visa you are considered a non resident 2 out of every 7 years.
  • Please contact Tax Services for additional information.