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

Filing Status and Dependents

Filing Status and Dependents

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How Would You Respond?

Hari, who is from India, came into the tax center for help with his tax return. He arrived in F-1 immigration status in 2015. In 2018, his wife and two children joined him in the U.S. and obtained identification numbers. In 2018, his wife gave birth to a third child in the U.S.

Hari earned $7,850 from on-campus work in 2018 and provided all support for his family. His wife, who is in F-2 immigration status, is not permitted to work.

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