Preparing Form 1040-NR for Nonresident Aliens Self-Study


A U.S. tax return generally must be filed when nonresident aliens have U.S.-source income. As U.S. demographics continue to change, it’s critical tax professionals understand how to complete and file Form 1040-NR, U.S. Nonresident Alien Income Tax Return. This course will help tax professionals determine if Form 1040-NR is required by explaining the differences between a resident alien and a nonresident alien, and determining the source of the income. It also provides a comprehensive example of the redesigned Form 1040-NR with the associated schedules, and tips for preparing the form.


Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Analyze whether your client needs to file Form 1040-NR
  • Differentiate between a resident alien and a nonresident alien
  • Classify the source of income
  • Identify income effectively connected with a U.S. trade or business
  • Prepare Form 1040-NR, including Schedules A, NEC and OI

Course Details

This course includes an e-book and exam questions to help you earn CPE. CPE is issued after the exam is successfully completed.


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How to Earn CPE

To receive credit for this self-study course, you must successfully pass the course exam with a score of 70% or better.

Self-study courses and exams generally expire one year from the date of purchase. The AFTR course expires on December 31 of each year as required by the IRS.

Cancellation Policy

​Because this is an online education offering, it is nonrefundable.

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