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File free state tax return 6. File free state tax return   Dual-Status Tax Year Table of Contents Introduction Topics - This chapter discusses: Useful Items - You may want to see: Tax Year Income Subject to Tax Restrictions for Dual-Status Taxpayers Exemptions How To Figure TaxIncome Tax Credits and Payments Forms To File When and Where To File Introduction You have a dual-status tax year when you have been both a resident alien and a nonresident alien in the same year. File free state tax return Dual status does not refer to your citizenship; it refers only to your resident status in the United States. File free state tax return In determining your U. File free state tax return S. File free state tax return income tax liability for a dual-status tax year, different rules apply for the part of the year you are a resident of the United States and the part of the year you are a nonresident. 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File free state tax return S. File free state tax return Departing Alien Income Tax Return 1040-ES Estimated Tax for Individuals 1040-ES (NR) U. File free state tax return S. File free state tax return Estimated Tax for Nonresident Alien Individuals 1040NR U. File free state tax return S. File free state tax return Nonresident Alien Income Tax Return 1116 Foreign Tax Credit See chapter 12 for information about getting these publications and forms. File free state tax return Tax Year You must file your tax return on the basis of an annual accounting period called a tax year. File free state tax return If you have not previously established a fiscal tax year, your tax year is the calendar year. File free state tax return A calendar year is 12 consecutive months ending on December 31. 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File free state tax return  See the instructions for Form 1040NR to see if you qualify. File free state tax return    A U. File free state tax return S. File free state tax return national is an individual who, although not a U. File free state tax return S. File free state tax return citizen, owes his or her allegiance to the United States. File free state tax return U. File free state tax return S. File free state tax return nationals include American Samoans and Northern Mariana Islanders who chose to become U. File free state tax return S. File free state tax return nationals instead of U. File free state tax return S. File free state tax return citizens. File free state tax return 6) Tax credits. File free state tax return   You cannot claim the education credits, the earned income credit, or the credit for the elderly or the disabled unless: You are married, and You choose to be treated as a resident for all of 2013 by filing a joint return with your spouse who is a U. 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File free state tax return You cannot take any deductions against this income. File free state tax return Social security and railroad retirement benefits. File free state tax return   During the part of the year you are a nonresident alien, 85% of any U. File free state tax return S. File free state tax return social security benefits (and the equivalent portion of tier 1 railroad retirement benefits) you receive is subject to the flat 30% tax, unless exempt, or subject to a lower treaty rate. File free state tax return (See The 30% Tax in chapter 4. File free state tax return )   During the part of the year you are a resident alien, part of the social security and the equivalent portion of tier 1 railroad retirement benefits will be taxed at graduated rates if your modified adjusted gross income plus half of these benefits is more than a certain base amount. 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File free state tax return You will need this information to properly complete your return and determine your tax liability. File free state tax return If you received railroad retirement benefits while you were a nonresident alien, the U. File free state tax return S. File free state tax return Railroad Retirement Board (RRB) will send you Form RRB-1042S, Statement for Nonresident Alien Recipients of Payments by the Railroad Retirement Board, and/or Form RRB-1099-R, Annuities or Pensions by the Railroad Retirement Board. File free state tax return If your country of legal residence changed or your rate of tax changed during the tax year, you may receive more than one form. File free state tax return Tax Credits and Payments This discussion covers tax credits and payments for dual-status aliens. File free state tax return Credits As a dual-status alien, you generally can claim tax credits using the same rules that apply to resident aliens. 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File free state tax return Generally, you must be able to claim an exemption for your dependent. File free state tax return   Married dual-status aliens can claim the credit only if they choose to file a joint return as discussed in chapter 1, or if they qualify as certain married individuals living apart. File free state tax return   The amount of your child and dependent care expense that qualifies for the credit in any tax year cannot be more than your earned income for that tax year. File free state tax return   For more information, get Publication 503 and Form 2441. File free state tax return Retirement savings contributions credit. File free state tax return   You may qualify for this credit (also known as the saver's credit) if you made eligible contributions to an employer-sponsored retirement plan or to an individual retirement arrangement (IRA) in 2013. 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File free state tax return S. File free state tax return national, or a resident alien. File free state tax return Did not provide over half of his or her own support for 2013. File free state tax return Lived with you more than half of 2013. File free state tax return Temporary absences, such as for school, vacation, or medical care, count as time lived in the home. File free state tax return Is claimed as a dependent on your return. File free state tax return An adopted child is always treated as your own child. File free state tax return An adopted child includes a child lawfully placed with you for legal adoption. File free state tax return   See your form instructions for additional details. File free state tax return Adoption credit. File free state tax return   You may qualify to take a tax credit of up to $12,970 for qualifying expenses paid to adopt an eligible child. File free state tax return This amount may be allowed for the adoption of a child with special needs regardless of whether you have qualifying expenses. File free state tax return To claim the adoption credit, file Form 8839 with the U. File free state tax return S. File free state tax return income tax return that you file. File free state tax return   Married dual-status aliens can claim the credit only if they choose to file a joint return with a U. File free state tax return S. File free state tax return citizen or resident spouse as discussed in chapter 1, or if they qualify as certain married individuals living apart (see Married Persons Not Filing Jointly in the Form 8839 instructions). File free state tax return Payments You can report as payments against your U. File free state tax return S. File free state tax return income tax liability certain taxes you paid, are considered to have paid, or that were withheld from your income. File free state tax return These include: Tax withheld from wages earned in the United States, Taxes withheld at the source from various items of income from U. File free state tax return S. File free state tax return sources other than wages, Estimated tax paid with Form 1040-ES or Form 1040-ES (NR), and Tax paid with Form 1040-C, at the time of departure from the United States. File free state tax return Forms To File The U. File free state tax return S. File free state tax return income tax return you must file as a dual-status alien depends on whether you are a resident alien or a nonresident alien at the end of the tax year. File free state tax return Resident at end of year. File free state tax return   You must file Form 1040 if you are a dual-status taxpayer who becomes a resident during the year and who is a U. File free state tax return S. File free state tax return resident on the last day of the tax year. File free state tax return Write “Dual-Status Return” across the top of the return. File free state tax return Attach a statement to your return to show the income for the part of the year you are a nonresident. File free state tax return You can use Form 1040NR or Form 1040NR-EZ as the statement, but be sure to mark “Dual-Status Statement” across the top. File free state tax return Nonresident at end of year. File free state tax return   You must file Form 1040NR or Form 1040NR-EZ if you are a dual-status taxpayer who gives up residence in the United States during the year and who is not a U. File free state tax return S. File free state tax return resident on the last day of the tax year. File free state tax return Write “Dual-Status Return” across the top of the return. File free state tax return Attach a statement to your return to show the income for the part of the year you are a resident. 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