Like everyone else who works in the U.S., you too must pay your taxes BUT you don’t have to pay all of them.
Taxes You Should Not Pay:
- Social Security Tax
- Federal Unemployment
Taxes You Should Pay:
- Federal Income Tax
- State Income Tax
- City Income Tax
When you arrive at your training your host company will ask you to complete two important tax documents, the I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification Form and the W-4 Employees Withholding Allowance Certificate.
Be sure to indicate your permanent address in your home country. This will ensure that your host company has the correct address to send your W-2 statement of earnings at the end of the year. When you receive your W2 you may file your taxes by going to this link: Taxback.com
To read more about J-1 Tax Information, CLICK HERE