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

Completing Form 8843

Form 8843

Tips for Completing Form 8843 (continued)

Case Study (continued)

Take a moment to look at Dr. Mueller's form entries.

Type of U.S. visa?

J-1, 08/16/2016

Current nonimmigrant status and date of change?

J-1

Of what country were you a citizen during the tax year?

Germany

What country issued you a passport?

Germany

Enter your passport number:

97415826

Enter the actual number of days you were present in the U.S. during 2016:

137

Enter the actual number of days you were present in the U.S. during 2017:

365

Enter the number of days in 2017 you claim you can exclude for purposes of the substantial presence test:

365

Dr. Mueller's Form 8843, Part I, General Information.