J-1 Exchange Visitors are responsible for learning, understanding, and complying with applicable U.S. immigration regulations. J-1 responsibilities include, but may not be limited to, the following items:
Tax Returns: J-1 Exchange Visitors and J-2 dependents who receive a fellowship or wages are required to file both state and federal tax returns. See more on taxes
here for both paid and unpaid designations.
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