Navigating income taxes rules can be a challenging experience for international students and scholars in the United States. The following information will help explain the basic tax related issues you might experience while in the United States. Please read the following information carefully.
The resources on this page were prepared by the International Students and Scholars Office (ISSO) as general guidelines to assist you in preparing your Iowa and federal government income tax returns. The information here is not to be construed as professional tax advice and does not apply to every situation. If your tax circumstances are more complicated (for example, if you had income from both Iowa and another U.S. State) you will want to obtain professional tax advice from resources in the community.