If you are currently in the Deferred Action for
Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, that means you have been physically present in
the United States more than long enough for you to obtain resident alien status under the
law. In other words, you are definitely not a nonresident alien for
income tax purposes, if you were granted DACA status. Therefore, you should consider yourself a resident alien for tax purposes.
As such, you are subject to the same US income tax reporting rules and
laws as US citizens. In fact, for income tax purposes, you
will treat yourself the same. You will need to file Form
1040 just like US
citizens or resident aliens, if required to file. Nonresident aliens have a different set of
tax forms and requirements; but resident aliens are generally treated
for tax purposes like US citizens (and use the same tax forms).
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