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Welcome to Sprintax!

Review the questions below before continuing to the Sprintax software

The Sprintax resource is available only to currently enrolled F-1/J-1 students who are classified as nonresident aliens for tax purposes. and received taxable income during January to December 2020. If you did not work in the US during this period, complete the Form 8893.

  • If you are classified as a resident alien for tax purposes please review Free Filing options suggested by the IRS

  • If you are not in an F or J nonimmigrant visa status, please contact the IRS for tax filing requirements and information.

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How do I obtain access to Sprintax to file taxes with the IRS?

The Sprintax tax software is web based so that you can use any computer with internet access.

International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) will email instructions about how to access and use Sprintax to international students and scholars in F-1 and J-1 student statuses and who are currently enrolled at Texas State University.

Information/Documents needed to file a tax return:

1. Immigration documents: Passport, visa, I-94 and I-20/DS-2019
3. Social Security or Individual Taxpayer ID number
4. Current US address information
5. Permanent foreign address information
6. All entry and exit dates to and from the US
7. Educational Institution information: address, phone numbers, and name of director of your program.
8. Income statements for income earned in the US such as W-2, 1042-S, or 1099 etc.
9. Letters describing any scholarship or fellowship payments for the previous year, not the academic year.

Reminder for filing a tax return for F-2 or J-2 dependents

If you have F-2 or J-2 dependent(s) who do not have a US source of income, they MUST file a US tax return Form 8843.


IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS: You will now be directed to the Sprintax page where you will set up your Username and Password.

*By clicking the button below you agree to use a unique, suitably strong password that is not your Texas State NetID password. Students are strongly encouraged to create a randomly generated password through LastPassEnterprise.*

Randomly generated via LastPass Enterprise must meet the following criteria:

  1. Composed of as many character types as Sprintax supports (EX: uppercase letters, lowercase letters, numbers, and symbols)
  2. Set to the maximum supported length by Sprintax
  3. Unique (i.e. not an existing password or the same as your Texas State NetID password)

Click on the button below to proceed with your taxes!