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I'm a little confused...are you speaking about the 2013 taxes or the 2012 taxes? If 2013 he would be there the entire year if he didn't come back so you would use 1/1/13-12/31/13 as the dates.
For 2012 he was there from 5/5/12-12/31/12
I entered 5/5/2012-5/5/2013 as the physical presence period on the taxpayer's 2012 Form 2555 & was therefore only able to deduct .658% (241days/365 days) of the maximum foreign income exclusion. I just wanted to confirm whether I could offset 100% of the maximum foreign income exclusion of 95,100 in 2013.
If you were in the UAE during 2013 for the entire year, then yes
You can count the entire exclusion
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