Internal Revenue Service United States Department of the Treasury
Level Basic Advanced Military International

Residency Status

Determining Status

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How Would You Respond?

Quon came into the tax center and needs help with his 2013 tax return. He came to the U.S. in a J-1 visa status in 2011 to teach at a university for two years. He brought his wife and one child (both in a J-2 visa status). The university hired Quon's wife Mei, who received employment authorization to teach, starting in the 2013 fall semester. Follow along in the conversation and think about how you would answer his questions.

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