Thanks for asking your question! I'm sorry to hear about your tax issue and I'm going to try my best to help you understand or resolve it.
Thank you for your question. Your tax year is January 1 - December 31.
Your foreign earned income exclusion is the actual earnings that you earned overseas. You will not exclude any earnings, such as your drill earnings, that were not earned while overseas.
The maximum exclusion is $92,900. Since you were in the United States from January 1 to March 31, you would need to reduce the maximum from $92,900 to about 61,933. That is the maximum you can exclude. If you earned less than that, then you can exclude the full amount.
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