To determine if you need to file a Federal Tax Return, please refer to the IRS website Tax Information for Students.
Most people who work need to file a tax return. Benefits of electronically preparing and transmitting tax returns include increased accuracy, faster refunds, and the ability to file federal and state returns simultaneously.
A W-2 form is issued by your employer and records the wages you have earned from them during the course of the previous calendar year. Instructions for accessing your Yale W-2 Earnings Statement is available on-line.
While there is no personal assistance at Yale for students filing their taxes, the local IRS office will assist students in preparing their returns. Their contact information is
New Haven IRS
150 Court Street
Students can file Federal tax returns for free on-line via services offered by Turbo Tax and the IRS, among others.
Yale's Federal ID Number is 06-0646973, and State of CT ID Number is 0497099-000.
A nonresident alien must file either Form 1040NR or 1040NR-EZ for a taxable year if either of the following two conditions apply
The Office of International Students and Scholars (OISS) provides students with an on-line tax preparation software, CINTAX, to aid in the preparation of Form 1040NR or 1040NR-EZ. You may contact them at:
421 Temple Street
New Haven, CT 06511
Exempt Status on Federal and State W-4 forms expires each calendar year. If you claimed Exempt on your W-4 forms (either Federal or Connecticut), you will need to re-file them in Workday.