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Thursday, April 30, 2015

Do Resident Aliens in Coachella Valley, CA Need to File Income Tax?

If you are new to Coachella Valley and to the United States as a resident alien and have never filed taxes before, you may have the question, "Do I need to file income tax?".

The answer is YES. If you are a resident alien for the entire year, you must file a tax return following the same rules that apply to US citizens.If you are a resident alien forepart of the tax year end a nonresident alien for the rest of the year, you are a dual status taxpayer. Different rules apply for each part of the year.

Filing Taxes Can Mean Money In Your Pocket

For either case, it is best to talk with a tax preparer in Coachella Valley California. As a new resident, you may be eligible for refundable tax credits. That means you may get money back for filing. This is different for each case, so that is why it's best to talk to a tax preparer local to the Coachella Valley.

For more information please call borders bookkeeping. We service nonresidents in Coachella Valley with tax preparation. Give us a call today.

Borders bookkeeping
(760) 895-3516