Form 8840
Form 8840

IRS Form 8840 to Get A Closer Connection to a Foreign Country 2018-2019

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What Is IRS 8840 Form?

8840 Form is used by non-residents of the United States in order to report the closer connection to a foreign country. It means, that an alien individual submits this document with the Internal Revenue Service to be considered as a non-resident of the U.S. by reason of exception. A person may be recognized as a resident of the USA if the next statements are true:

  • they stay in the United States for a 31-day period;
  • they were in the United States for 183-day term during the 2018 - 2019, 2018 - 2019, and 2018 - 2019, including all those of physical presence in 2018 - 2019, but only 1/3 the number of days of presence in 2018 - 2019 and only 1/6 the number of days in 2018 - 2019.

Otherwise, you may show that for the reporting dates you were connected to another land. For this purpose fill out Form 8840. In case, you submit 1040NR or 1040NR-EZ form, add 8840 sample to these documents as a mandatory accompaniment. Remember, that it’s necessary to mail the papers by the due date shown in your tax return instructions.

Now you can easily fill out an electronic template. Just find the needed blank and add required details. Specify the following:

  • the reported term of time;
  • personal information, including address in the state of residence and in the U.S.;
  • details related to your tax home for the previous year, providing general data about your presence in the USA during the reported period.

Answer the questions regardless your significant connection with a foreign country or countries in 2018 - 2019.

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