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us citizen living and working in colombia SA earned income and unearned how do i report the interest and dividends are these tax at he same rate or can you also exclude them like the earned income

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The foreign earned income exclusion is limited to earned income.

Unearned income, interest and dividends are taxed as a US tax payer.

For example:

Enter the ordinary dividends from Form 1099-DIV, Dividends and Distributions, box 1a, on line 9a of Form 1040, U.S. Individual Income Tax Return.

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