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Hi - I can help here.

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If you are a U.S. citizen or a resident alien of the United States and you live abroad, you are taxed on your worldwide income.

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However, you may qualify to exclude from income up to an amount of your foreign earnings that is adjusted annually for inflation ($92,900 for 2011, $95,100 for 2012, $97,600 for 2013, $99,200 for 2014 and $100,800 for 2015).

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In addition, you can exclude or deduct certain foreign housing amounts.

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Tax Professional: Lane, JD, CFP, MBA, CRPS replied 1 year ago

You can read about the foreign Earned Income Exclusion here: https://www.irs.gov/Individuals/International-Taxpayers/Foreign-Earned-Income-Exclusion

I hope this has helped.

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Please let me know if you have any questions at all.

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If this HAS helped, and you DON’T have other questions … I'd really appreciate a positive rating (using the rating request, faces, or stars on your screen)

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That's the only way I'll be credited for the work here.

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Thank you!

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I hold a JD (Juris Doctorate, a doctoral degree in the law), with concentration in Tax Law, Estate law & Corporate law, an MBA, with specialization in finance & tax, as well as CFP® and CRPS designations. - I’ve been providing financial, Social Security & Medicare, estate, corporate & tax advice since 1986.

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