topic Am I qualified for lifetime learning credit if I'm an international student (6th year in US)? in Education https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/college-education/discussion/am-i-qualified-for-lifetime-learning-credit-if-i-m-an-international-student-6th-year-in-us/01/673161#M18665 What about the standard deduction? Thu, 06 Jun 2019 10:34:05 GMT huiyang48 2019-06-06T10:34:05Z Am I qualified for lifetime learning credit if I'm an international student (6th year in US)? https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/college-education/discussion/am-i-qualified-for-lifetime-learning-credit-if-i-m-an-international-student-6th-year-in-us/01/673161#M18665 What about the standard deduction? Thu, 06 Jun 2019 10:34:05 GMT https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/college-education/discussion/am-i-qualified-for-lifetime-learning-credit-if-i-m-an-international-student-6th-year-in-us/01/673161#M18665 huiyang48 2019-06-06T10:34:05Z For the the Lifetime Learning Credit, you must be a citiz... https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/college-education/discussion/for-the-the-lifetime-learning-credit-you-must-be-a-citiz/01/673169#M18666 <P>For the the <B>Lifetime Learning Credit</B>, you must be a citizen or resident alien.</P><P>For the standard deduction, you can take the full standard deduction as a resident alien. &nbsp;As a non-resident alien, you can claim the standard deduction up to the amount of your US based income.</P><P> <A href="https://www.eitc.irs.gov/Other-Refundable-Credits/educompchart" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Education Benefit Comparison</A> </P><P>IRS Pub for Non-Resident and Resident Aliens:&nbsp;<A href="https://www.irs.gov/publications/p519/ch01.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">https://www.irs.gov/publications/p519/ch01.html</A><BR /></P> Thu, 06 Jun 2019 10:34:07 GMT https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/college-education/discussion/for-the-the-lifetime-learning-credit-you-must-be-a-citiz/01/673169#M18666 KenH1 2019-06-06T10:34:07Z Thank you very much! Here's how I understand: I have been... https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/college-education/discussion/thank-you-very-much-here-s-how-i-understand-i-have-been/01/673176#M18668 Thank you very much! <BR />Here's how I understand: I have been in US since August 2011, thus according to pub 519, I was considered dual state alien in 2013, and resident alien in 2014 and thereafter. However my school tax assistant told me it takes 5 years before I can file tax returns as a resident alien. I wonder if it is safe to assume that I can be considered a resident alien for full calendar year 2016 and therefore qualified for the credit? Thu, 06 Jun 2019 10:34:08 GMT https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/college-education/discussion/thank-you-very-much-here-s-how-i-understand-i-have-been/01/673176#M18668 huiyang48 2019-06-06T10:34:08Z I can't say for sure, but,  you would need to file a tax... https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/college-education/discussion/i-can-t-say-for-sure-but-you-would-need-to-file-a-tax/01/673181#M18669 I can't say for sure, but,&nbsp;&nbsp;you would need to file a tax return to get the credit. So, if you're met the 5 year cut-off to file as a resident alien (which I was unaware of) , then I would think you've met the Lifetime Learning Credit requirement as well. Thu, 06 Jun 2019 10:34:11 GMT https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/college-education/discussion/i-can-t-say-for-sure-but-you-would-need-to-file-a-tax/01/673181#M18669 KenH1 2019-06-06T10:34:11Z In the "education benefit comparison" above, take a look... https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/college-education/discussion/in-the-education-benefit-comparison-above-take-a-look/01/673184#M18670 In the "education benefit comparison" above, take a look at the row entitled "Must you or your spouse be a U.S. Citizen or Resident Alien?" Thu, 06 Jun 2019 10:34:13 GMT https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/college-education/discussion/in-the-education-benefit-comparison-above-take-a-look/01/673184#M18670 KenH1 2019-06-06T10:34:13Z I see, that makes sense. Thank you. https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/college-education/discussion/i-see-that-makes-sense-thank-you/01/673190#M18671 I see, that makes sense. Thank you. Thu, 06 Jun 2019 10:34:15 GMT https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/college-education/discussion/i-see-that-makes-sense-thank-you/01/673190#M18671 huiyang48 2019-06-06T10:34:15Z
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<P>For the the <B>Lifetime Learning Credit</B>, you must be a citizen or resident alien.</P><P>For the standard deduction, you can take the full standard deduction as a resident alien. &nbsp;As a non-resident alien, you can claim the standard deduction up to the amount of your US based income.</P><P> <A href="https://www.eitc.irs.gov/Other-Refundable-Credits/educompchart" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Education Benefit Comparison</A> </P><P>IRS Pub for Non-Resident and Resident Aliens:&nbsp;<A href="https://www.irs.gov/publications/p519/ch01.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">https://www.irs.gov/publications/p519/ch01.html</A><BR /></P>
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Thank you very much! <BR />Here's how I understand: I have been in US since August 2011, thus according to pub 519, I was considered dual state alien in 2013, and resident alien in 2014 and thereafter. However my school tax assistant told me it takes 5 years before I can file tax returns as a resident alien. I wonder if it is safe to assume that I can be considered a resident alien for full calendar year 2016 and therefore qualified for the credit?
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I can't say for sure, but,&nbsp;&nbsp;you would need to file a tax return to get the credit. So, if you're met the 5 year cut-off to file as a resident alien (which I was unaware of) , then I would think you've met the Lifetime Learning Credit requirement as well.
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In the "education benefit comparison" above, take a look at the row entitled "Must you or your spouse be a U.S. Citizen or Resident Alien?"
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