Tax Reporting Requirements

Tax Deadlines

Federal and state taxes: April 15, 2024 (if you had income in 2023) OR June 17, 2024 (if you had NO income in 2023)

External Tax Resources

Although Berkeley International Office does not advise on individuals' tax matters, we want to help you find the resources you need. Listed below are some additional resources to assist you:

Internal Revenue Service

California Franchise Tax Board

UCB Controller's Office

Income Related Forms

Additional Tax Services for Nonresidents:

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)

ASUC Student Legal Clinic VITA Services

IRS Telephone Tax Advice

IRS Foreign Student & Scholars

Tax Services for Residents:

Turbo Tax Online Filing

H&R Block

Jackson Hewitt Tax Service

IRS Free File


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All international students, scholars, and their dependents present in the U.S. during any part of the 2023 calendar year are responsible for filing annual tax forms (often called "tax returns" because you may get some money back). Filing tax forms is required for all F and J visa holders, including dependents.  This is a requirement even if you did not work or earn income in the U.S.