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    Mar 14, 2007, 09:57 PM
    1099-G and 1099-INT, filing as a non-resident

    I am a citizen of India and filing my taxes as a non-resident for 2006.

    1.> I received 1099-G of my 2005 state tax refund. In my 2005 federal tax return I had used the standard deduction on line 11 of 1040NR-EZ i.e "Itemized deductions" line since it is entitled to students from India. Is this a taxable refund for me for 2006 return?

    2.> I also got 1099-INT from my bank savings accounts for 2006. Is it true that filing as a non-resident this interest is non-taxable (since it is not related to trade or business) and I can use 1040NR-EZ instead of 1040NR?

    Any help will be appreciate!
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    Mar 18, 2007, 06:25 PM
    1) Since you claimed the standard deduction, the refund is NOT taxable.

    2) Yes, the interest is NOT taxable, so use Form 1040NR-EZ.

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