Federal Tax Forms and Publications

If you are in need of Federal Tax Forms or other publications, please note that all such items may be obtained on the IRS website, www.irs.gov. Some other forms and publications that might be of interest to students are:

IRS Tax Benefits for Education: Information Center

IRS Publication 970, Tax Benefits for Education(.pdf) This IRS publication explains the different types of tax benefits available to taxpayers for education expenses.

IRS Notice 97-60, Tax Incentives for Higher Education Expenses

IRS Publication 519, U.S. Tax Guide for Aliens(.pdf)

IRS Publication 4011, VITA/TCE Foreign Student and Scholar Volunteer Resource Guide

IRS Publication 4152, Electronic Toolkit for Nonresident Alien VITA Sites

IRS Publication 929, Tax Rules for Children and Dependents(.pdf) (27 page .pdf)

IRS Notice 2005-77: Elimination of Filing Requirement for Nonresident Alien Individuals with Wages below the Personal Exemption Amount(.pdf) This notice announces that Treasury and the IRS will amend the regulations under section 6012 of the Code to create a new exception to the filing requirement for nonresident alien individuals who are required to file a return under the present regulations solely because they earn wages that are effectively connected with a U.S. trade or business.