Tax Residency Quick Check

Please select one choice that best represents your situation:

As of December 31, 2020, I held an F, J, M, or Q immigration status as a STUDENT or TRAINEE (or dependent of a Student or Trainee - including both the "-1" and "-2" categories);
AND I arrived in the U.S. for the FIRST time as an F, J, M, or Q ON or AFTER January 1, 2016 (in other words, I arrived in the U.S. for the FIRST time as an F, J, M, or Q on any day during 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 or 2020);
AND I have been present in the U.S. for ANY DAY during FIVE or FEWER TOTAL calendar years (January 1 - December 31) since 1988 while in an F, J, M, or Q immigration status (either STUDENT, TRAINEE, or NON-STUDENT). Please note that if you were present for at least one day during a calendar year, it counts as the entire calendar year.

You are a nonresident for U.S. tax purposes.

As of December 31, 2020, I held an F, J, M, or Q immigration status as a STUDENT or TRAINEE (or dependent of a Student or Trainee - including both the "-1" and "-2" categories);
AND I arrived in the U.S. for the FIRST time as an F, J, M, or Q ON or BEFORE December 31, 2015;
AND I have been present in the U.S. for ANY DAY during SIX or MORE total calendar years (January 1 - December 31) since 1988 while in an F, J, M, or Q immigration status (either STUDENT, TRAINEE, or NON-STUDENT). Please note that if you were present for at least one day during a calendar year, it counts as the entire calendar year.

You are a resident for U.S. tax purposes.

As of December 31, 2020, I held a J or Q immigration status as a NON-STUDENT or dependent of a Non-Student (e.g., on Form DS-2019, Box 4 indicates any choice other than Student - including both the "-1" and "-2" categories);
AND I have been present in the U.S. for ANY DAY during TWO or FEWER total calendar years (January 1 - December 31) during the years of 2014 until 2020 while in an F, J, M, or Q immigration status (either STUDENT, TRAINEE, or NON-STUDENT). Please note that if you were present for at least one day during a calendar year, it counts as the entire calendar year.

You are a nonresident for U.S. tax purposes.

As of December 31, 2020, I held a NON-STUDENT or dependent of a Non-Student (e.g., on Form DS-2019, Box 4 indicates any choice other than Student) J or Q immigration status (including both the "-1" and "-2" categories);
AND I was present in the U.S. for ANY DAY during THREE or MORE years between 2014 and 2020 as an F, J, M, or Q immigration status (either STUDENT, TRAINEE, or NON-STUDENT);
AND I was present in the U.S. for 183 or MORE days (in total) under any immigration status during 2020.

You are a resident for U.S. tax purposes.

As of December 31, 2020, I held an H-1B, O-1 or TN immigration status;
AND I was present in the U.S. for 183 or LESS days (in total) as an H-1B, O-1 or TN immigration status during 2020.

You are a nonresident for U.S. tax purposes.

As of December 31, 2020, I held an H-1B, O-1 or TN immigration status;
AND I was present in the U.S. for 183 or MORE days (in total) as an H-1B, O-1 or TN immigration status during 2020.

You are a resident for U.S. tax purposes.

I was not present in the U.S. for ANY DAYS in ANY Immigration Status during 2020.

If you had income from U.S. sources in 2020, consult a tax preparer for assistance. Otherwise, don’t’ worry about tax forms this year!

NONE of the choices above meet my situation.

Your tax residency cannot be determined by using the Tax Residency Quick Check.