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Is income earned in the U.S. by a individual on an A-2 Visa

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Is income earned in the U.S. by a individual on an A-2 Visa subject to U.S. income tax?
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Customer: Hungarian Citizen works in U.S. for Hungarian Consulate in NYC on an A-2 Visa. earns a nominal $5,000 of income. Is this income as a diplomat subject to income tax in the U.S.
JA: Is there anything else the Accountant should be aware of?
Customer: Yes, this A-2 Visa Diplomat was married to a U.S. person in 2015
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Tax
Expert:  Barbara replied 1 year ago.

Welcome to Just Answer. My name is ***** ***** I will be happy to assist you.

Exemption from U.S. income tax is limited to professional salaries earned by the sending government (in this case, Hungary).

http://www.state.gov/ofm/tax/c62173.htm

Please let me know if you require further information or clarification.

Thank you and best regards,

Barb