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What I need to file is the 1040NR and the Schedule C. Is there anything else I need to file as a visitor with a J-1 visa?If I have been on the J-1 visa internship program since September 2017, am i Resident Alien, or a Nonresident Alien?On a practical level, where and how should I send the forms after I have completed them?
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Welcome to Just Answer. My name is ***** ***** I will be happy to assist you.

Because you are a J-1 visa holder, you are exempt for two calendar years from being a resident of the US for tax purposes.

So you will be a non-resident for 2017 and 2018 and will begin counting the days for the Substantial Presence Test on 1/1/19.

https://www.irs.gov/individuals/international-taxpayers/alien-residency-examples

If you are not enclosing a payment, mail Form 1040NR to:

Department of the Treasury

Internal Revenue Service

Austin, TX###-##-####/p>

If enclosing a payment, mail Form 1040NR to:

Internal Revenue Service

P.O. Box 1303

Charlotte, NC###-##-####/p>

https://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/i1040nr.pdf

Please let me know if I can assist you further.

Thank you and best regards,

Barb

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