Can I claim standard deduction under U.S.-India Tax Treaty?

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Can I claim standard deduction under U.S.-India Tax Treaty?

Can I claim standard deduction under US-India Tax Treaty with a visa status change from F-1 to H-1B visa in 2016? (Changed on Oct 1 2016)

Profile photo of Latifa Asked By: Latifa 2 replies 0 helpful answers Last Updated: 3 months, 1 week ago
  • Profile photo of LatifaLatifa
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    Can I claim standard deduction under US-India Tax Treaty with a visa status change from F-1 to H-1B visa in 2016? (Changed on Oct 1 2016)

  • Profile photo of Rimal AjmeraRimal Ajmera
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    As your stay in US is more than 180 days under F-1 Visa you can file a return and claim the standard deduction under US-India tax treaty. This exemption is you will get only till 5 years.

    • Profile photo of David WebDavid Web
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      Hello Ajmera, Can OPT (F1- visa holder) apply for standard deduction ? if he is not a full time student in the Tax year ?

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