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I was in Iraq as a military contractor and was layed off before

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I was in Iraq as a military contractor and was layed off before my 365 days that I was expected to work on my contract was completed. Is there a tax code to that would allow me to not have to pay taxes on some of my income that was earned in a war zone?
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Tax
Expert:  Chad Oberg replied 7 years ago.



Please see the following IRS publication:


See page 15 for waiver of time requirements.



Also see:

It appears that the exception was relating to if the person had to leave because of war, unrest or other social condition.

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