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    krismede Posts: 9, Reputation: 1
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    Apr 26, 2011, 09:43 AM
    Nonresident Indian student, US India tax treaty exemption
    Hi
    I am a indian student, working in a university. I got a letter from the IRS saying my federal income tax return is being examined and they say I cannot claim the tax treaty income as I received a W2 form and not 1042-S form.
    Do I have to pay them back now? Is there a way I can do something about it?
    Please help..
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    Apr 28, 2011, 04:39 PM
    HOW did you file, as a resident (Form 1040/1040A/1040EZ) or as a non-resident (Form 1040NR or 1040NR-EZ)?

    I would need to see the letter to better evaluate your situation.

    If you need professional tax help with this, email me at [email protected] or [email protected]

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