What is the form used for?
If you are an alien individual, file Form 8843 to explain the basis of your claim that you can exclude days present in the United States for purposes of the substantial presence test because you:
- Were exempt individuals.
- Were unable to leave the United States because of a medical condition or medical problem.
Is the form Supported in our program? Yes
How to access the form: To access the form, you will need to open a 1040 return on the online/desktop and then go to Add Form/Display and type 8843.
Limits to the form: This form cannot be copied.
IRS Publication: https://www.irs.gov/forms-pubs/about-form-8843