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Thank you for your answer. I didn't understand the first sentence of your answer. I've been living outside US since I was 3. I'm 22 now and I've never filed any tax in US or had anything to do with a US employer or IRS. So I don't have an employer who can send me a W-2, actually I only have heard of it since the day I asked my question here!!
Let me tell you how part time job works in Iran. I've been teaching physics and chemistry in 2 high schools and have published two exam preparation books in the same fields. Sometimes I got paid cash and sometimes by check which I cashed in bank immidiately. I don't know if it is of any benefit, but even if it is, I don't think I can get any employment letter or reciept of paychecks.
I also know that I don't need to file tax but I want to do it anyways. So fafsa.org says I need to enter my information from a W-2 or a IRS document.
The information they need in the first place are:
What tax return will I file(should choose from 1040, 1040A and 1040EZ)
Adjusted gross income for 2009
How much did I earned from working in 2009
So please tell me how could I file tax return without a W-2 form, with the income I have from Iran.
About my dad; He hasn't filed anything since he is out of US. Last year he made about 28000$ and he has host his premanent residency since he hasn't return to US for way more than 2 years. He has no property and his savings are about 20 000 $ all together!!
Thank you very much,
Hi again Anne
I'm a California borne US citizen. I have my passport, birth certificate, social security number, and California ID card!
As for my dad, I know I can file a petition for him to get his green card back in less than 1 year. But let's focus on my problem now!
I'm sorry I forgot to say I'm a US citizen in the first place, I didn't expect you may think else than that because I was asking about FAFSA and ... which are only for US citizens and Green Card holders. My bad; Again Sorry.
I'm a California borne US citizen. I'm 22 now and I was 3 when my parents moved to Iran. My father had his green card since he was 20(he is 64 now). I moved back in US since April 2010. I haven't work in USA. I was a medical student in Iran since I was 18, and I worked part time(teaching, tutoring, writing or editing exam questions for Iranian companies in education(Like Kaplan in USA). I earned about 2000$/year for 4 years(around 8000$ total). In Iran people don't file tax. They file tax if they have a company themselves. The government takes taxes from people's wages before they get it. So I haven't had filed any tax yet anywhere.
Again, I know I don't have to file tax with this low income but I want to because I need to have my taxes filed.