Over summer 2016 I was in the US on a Work And Travel program, holding a J-1 visa, and I worked at several places. I was withheld State and Federal Tax off my paychecks. Usually, you can get those refunded. However, instead of leaving the country, I got married and am now legally staying in the US. Does this change anything? Am I still entitled to a refund of my taxes for the summer like other J-1 students, even though I haven't left the country and my status has changed?
Perhaps. It depends on if you got a job post-status change and had paid enough in taxes for that job. Speak with your tax adviser, or go see one.
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