If you resided in the United States between Jan. 1 and Dec. 31, 2018, you must file a U.S. tax form.

Did you receive any U.S. Source Income (wages, taxable scholarships, housing stipends, cash awards, etc.) in 2018?

No

Yes

How to Mail Your Tax Return:

  • If you need stamps, stamps are available at the UT Dallas Bookstore or Comet Card Office.
  • Address mail to (see sample below):
    Department of the Treasury
    Internal Revenue Service Center
    Austin, TX  73301-0215
  • A blue USPS mailbox is located in Lot A

sample-envelope

Who to Contact for More Information
If you have any additional questions about tax filing, contact the UT Dallas Tax Compliance Office:

Also you can view the 2018 Tax Season FAQ Form for International Students

UTD international students can also utilize the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program at the Assistance Center of Collin County to get tax filing help (by appointment only). For more information about VITA visit https://www.utdallas.edu/finance/bursar/student-taxes/.

IRS Scams
During tax season, there are several phone and email scams which target international students. These scams involve persons falsely representing themselves as a representative of the International Revenue Service (IRS), USCIS, or another government agency.

Here are some tips to protect yourself against scams:

  • File your tax return as early as possible.
  • Know the IRS will not contact you by email, text, or social media.
  • Do not give out any personal information (ex. Social Security Number, bank account number, credit card information, etc.) over the phone or via email.
  • Shred paper copies of your tax returns and financial documents when no longer needed.
  • If you receive a suspicious phone call or email, do not respond until you verify with the appropriate people that it is true. Scams can be reported to the: