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Author's Note: 10 Tax Tips for Dual-status Aliens

It seems as if the many rules of federal tax are matched by nearly as many exceptions to the rules. Sometimes, there are even exceptions to exceptions. It's especially important to understand the complexities of federal tax code and, if you are a non-citizen of the United States, how a tax treaty with your country of origin may affect the taxes you file in the U.S.

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