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How to do a tax amendment Publication 54 - Additional Material Questions and AnswersThis section answers tax- related questions commonly asked by taxpayers living abroad. How to do a tax amendment 1. How to do a tax amendment Filing Requirements—Where, When, and How . How to do a tax amendment 1) When are U. How to do a tax amendment S. How to do a tax amendment income tax returns due? . How to do a tax amendment 2) I am going abroad this year and expect to qualify for the foreign earned income exclusion. How to do a tax amendment How can I secure an extension of time to file my return, when should I file my return, and what forms are required? . How to do a tax amendment 3) My entire income qualifies for the foreign earned income exclusion. How to do a tax amendment Must I file a tax return? . How to do a tax amendment 4) I was sent abroad by my company in November of last year. How to do a tax amendment I plan to secure an extension of time on Form 2350 to file my tax return for last year because I expect to qualify for the foreign earned income exclusion under the physical presence test. How to do a tax amendment However, if my company recalls me to the United States before the end of the qualifying period and I find I will not qualify for the exclusion, how and when should I file my return? . How to do a tax amendment 5) I am a U. How to do a tax amendment S. How to do a tax amendment citizen and have no taxable income from the United States, but I have substantial income from a foreign source. How to do a tax amendment Am I required to file a U. How to do a tax amendment S. How to do a tax amendment income tax return? . How to do a tax amendment 6) I am a U. How to do a tax amendment S. How to do a tax amendment citizen who has retired, and I expect to remain in a foreign country. How to do a tax amendment Do I have any further U. How to do a tax amendment S. How to do a tax amendment tax obligations? . How to do a tax amendment 7) I have been a bona fide resident of a foreign country for over 5 years. How to do a tax amendment Is it necessary for me to pay estimated tax? . How to do a tax amendment 8) Will a check payable in foreign currency be acceptable in payment of my U. How to do a tax amendment S. How to do a tax amendment tax? . How to do a tax amendment 9) I have met the test for physical presence in a foreign country and am filing returns for 2 years. How to do a tax amendment Must I file a separate Form 2555 (or Form 2555-EZ) with each return? . How to do a tax amendment 10) Does a Form 2555 (or 2555-EZ) with a Schedule C or Form W-2 attached constitute a return? . How to do a tax amendment 11) On Form 2350, Application for Extension of Time To File U. How to do a tax amendment S. How to do a tax amendment Income Tax Return, I stated that I would qualify for the foreign earned income exclusion under the physical presence test. How to do a tax amendment If I qualify under the bona fide residence test, can I file my return on that basis? . How to do a tax amendment 12) I am a U. How to do a tax amendment S. How to do a tax amendment citizen who worked in the United States for 6 months last year. How to do a tax amendment I accepted employment overseas in July of last year and expect to qualify for the foreign earned income exclusion. How to do a tax amendment Should I file a return and pay tax on the income earned in the United States during the first 6 months and then, when I qualify, file another return covering the last 6 months of the year? . How to do a tax amendment 13) I am a U. How to do a tax amendment S. How to do a tax amendment citizen. How to do a tax amendment I have lived abroad for a number of years and recently realized that I should have been filing U. How to do a tax amendment S. How to do a tax amendment income tax returns. How to do a tax amendment How do I correct this oversight in not having filed returns for these years? . How to do a tax amendment 14) In 2008, I qualified to exclude my foreign earned income, but I did not claim this exclusion on the return I filed in 2009. How to do a tax amendment I paid all outstanding taxes with the return. How to do a tax amendment Can I file a claim for refund now? . How to do a tax amendment 1) When are U. How to do a tax amendment S. How to do a tax amendment income tax returns due? Generally, for calendar year taxpayers, U. How to do a tax amendment S. How to do a tax amendment income tax returns are due on April 15. How to do a tax amendment If you are a U. How to do a tax amendment S. How to do a tax amendment citizen or resident and both your tax home and your abode are outside the United States and Puerto Rico on the regular due date, an automatic extension is granted to June 15 for filing the return. How to do a tax amendment Interest will be charged on any tax due, as shown on the return, from April 15. How to do a tax amendment a) You should file Form 2350 by the due date of your return to request an extension of time to file. How to do a tax amendment Form 2350 is a special form for those U. How to do a tax amendment S. How to do a tax amendment citizens or residents abroad who expect to qualify for the foreign earned income exclusion or the housing exclusion or deduction under either the bona fide residence test or physical presence test and would like to have an extension of time to delay filing until after they have qualified. How to do a tax amendment b) If the extension is granted, you should file your return after you qualify, but by the approved extension date. How to do a tax amendment c) You must file your Form 1040 with Form 2555 (or Form 2555-EZ). How to do a tax amendment Generally, yes. How to do a tax amendment Every U. How to do a tax amendment S. How to do a tax amendment citizen or resident who receives income must file a U. How to do a tax amendment S. How to do a tax amendment income tax return unless total income without regard to the foreign earned income exclusion is below an amount based on filing status. How to do a tax amendment The income levels for filing purposes are discussed under Filing Requirements in chapter 1. How to do a tax amendment If your regular filing date has passed, you should file a return, Form 1040, as soon as possible for last year. How to do a tax amendment Include a statement with this return noting that you have returned to the United States and will not qualify for the foreign earned income exclusion. How to do a tax amendment You must report your worldwide income on the return. How to do a tax amendment If you paid a foreign tax on the income earned abroad, you may be able to either deduct this tax as an itemized deduction or claim it as a credit against your U. How to do a tax amendment S. How to do a tax amendment income tax. How to do a tax amendment However, if you pay the tax due after the regular due date, interest will be charged from the regular due date until the date the tax is paid. How to do a tax amendment Yes. How to do a tax amendment All U. How to do a tax amendment S. How to do a tax amendment citizens and resident aliens are subject to U. How to do a tax amendment S. How to do a tax amendment tax on their worldwide income. How to do a tax amendment If you paid taxes to a foreign government on income from sources outside the United States, you may be able to claim a foreign tax credit against your U. How to do a tax amendment S. How to do a tax amendment income tax liability for the foreign taxes paid. How to do a tax amendment Form 1116 is used to figure the allowable credit. How to do a tax amendment Your U. How to do a tax amendment S. How to do a tax amendment tax obligation on your income is the same as that of a retired person living in the United States. How to do a tax amendment (See the discussion on filing requirements in chapter 1 of this publication. How to do a tax amendment ) U. How to do a tax amendment S. How to do a tax amendment taxpayers overseas have the same requirements for paying estimated tax as those in the United States. How to do a tax amendment See the discussion under Estimated Tax in chapter 1. How to do a tax amendment Overseas taxpayers should not include in their estimated income any income they receive that is, or will be, exempt from U. How to do a tax amendment S. How to do a tax amendment taxation. How to do a tax amendment Overseas taxpayers can deduct their estimated housing deduction in figuring their estimated tax. How to do a tax amendment The first installment of estimated tax is due on April 15 of the year for which the income is earned. How to do a tax amendment Generally, only U. How to do a tax amendment S. How to do a tax amendment currency is acceptable for payment of income tax. How to do a tax amendment However, if you are a Fulbright grantee, see Fulbright Grant in chapter 1. How to do a tax amendment Yes. How to do a tax amendment A Form 2555 (or Form 2555-EZ) must be filed with each Form 1040 tax return on which the benefits of income earned abroad are claimed. How to do a tax amendment No. How to do a tax amendment The Form 2555 (or 2555-EZ), Schedule C, and Form W-2 are merely attachments and do not relieve you of the requirement to file a Form 1040 to show the sources of income reported and the exclusions or deductions claimed. How to do a tax amendment Yes. How to do a tax amendment You can claim the foreign earned income exclusion and the foreign housing exclusion or deduction under either test as long as you meet the requirements. How to do a tax amendment You are not bound by the test indicated in the application for extension of time. How to do a tax amendment You must be sure, however, that you file the Form 1040 by the date approved on Form 2350, since a return filed after that date may be subject to a failure to file penalty. How to do a tax amendment If you will not qualify under the bona fide residence test until a date later than the extension granted under the physical presence rule, apply for a new extension to a date 30 days beyond the date you expect to qualify as a bona fide resident. How to do a tax amendment No. How to do a tax amendment You have the choice of one of the following two methods of filing your return: a) You can file your return when due under the regular filing rules, report all your income without excluding your foreign earned income, and pay the tax due. How to do a tax amendment After you have qualified for the exclusion, you can file an amended return, Form 1040X, accompanied by Form 2555 (or 2555-EZ), for a refund of any excess tax paid. How to do a tax amendment b) You can postpone the filing of your tax return by applying on Form 2350 for an extension of time to file to a date 30 days beyond the date you expect to qualify under either the bona fide residence test or the physical presence test, then file your return reflecting the exclusion of foreign earned income. How to do a tax amendment This allows you to file only once and saves you from paying the tax and waiting for a refund. How to do a tax amendment However, interest is charged on any tax due on the postponed tax return, but interest is not paid on refunds paid within 45 days after the return is filed. How to do a tax amendment If you have moving expenses that are for services performed in two years, you can be granted an extension until after the end of the second year. How to do a tax amendment File the late returns as soon as possible, stating your reason for filing late. How to do a tax amendment For advice on filing the returns, you should contact an  Internal Revenue Service representative in one of the four overseas offices listed in chapter 7. How to do a tax amendment It is too late to claim this refund since a claim for refund must be filed within 3 years from the date the return was filed or 2 years from the date the tax was paid, whichever is later. How to do a tax amendment A return filed before the due date is considered filed on the due date. How to do a tax amendment . How to do a tax amendment 2) I am going abroad this year and expect to qualify for the foreign earned income exclusion. How to do a tax amendment How can I secure an extension of time to file my return, when should I file my return, and what forms are required? a) You should file Form 2350 by the due date of your return to request an extension of time to file. How to do a tax amendment Form 2350 is a special form for those U. How to do a tax amendment S. How to do a tax amendment citizens or residents abroad who expect to qualify for the foreign earned income exclusion or the housing exclusion or deduction under either the bona fide residence test or physical presence test and would like to have an extension of time to delay filing until after they have qualified. How to do a tax amendment b) If the extension is granted, you should file your return after you qualify, but by the approved extension date. How to do a tax amendment c) You must file your Form 1040 with Form 2555 (or Form 2555-EZ). How to do a tax amendment Generally, yes. How to do a tax amendment Every U. How to do a tax amendment S. How to do a tax amendment citizen or resident who receives income must file a U. How to do a tax amendment S. How to do a tax amendment income tax return unless total income without regard to the foreign earned income exclusion is below an amount based on filing status. How to do a tax amendment The income levels for filing purposes are discussed under Filing Requirements in chapter 1. How to do a tax amendment If your regular filing date has passed, you should file a return, Form 1040, as soon as possible for last year. How to do a tax amendment Include a statement with this return noting that you have returned to the United States and will not qualify for the foreign earned income exclusion. How to do a tax amendment You must report your worldwide income on the return. How to do a tax amendment If you paid a foreign tax on the income earned abroad, you may be able to either deduct this tax as an itemized deduction or claim it as a credit against your U. How to do a tax amendment S. How to do a tax amendment income tax. How to do a tax amendment However, if you pay the tax due after the regular due date, interest will be charged from the regular due date until the date the tax is paid. How to do a tax amendment Yes. How to do a tax amendment All U. How to do a tax amendment S. How to do a tax amendment citizens and resident aliens are subject to U. How to do a tax amendment S. How to do a tax amendment tax on their worldwide income. How to do a tax amendment If you paid taxes to a foreign government on income from sources outside the United States, you may be able to claim a foreign tax credit against your U. How to do a tax amendment S. How to do a tax amendment income tax liability for the foreign taxes paid. How to do a tax amendment Form 1116 is used to figure the allowable credit. How to do a tax amendment Your U. How to do a tax amendment S. How to do a tax amendment tax obligation on your income is the same as that of a retired person living in the United States. How to do a tax amendment (See the discussion on filing requirements in chapter 1 of this publication. How to do a tax amendment ) U. How to do a tax amendment S. How to do a tax amendment taxpayers overseas have the same requirements for paying estimated tax as those in the United States. How to do a tax amendment See the discussion under Estimated Tax in chapter 1. How to do a tax amendment Overseas taxpayers should not include in their estimated income any income they receive that is, or will be, exempt from U. How to do a tax amendment S. How to do a tax amendment taxation. How to do a tax amendment Overseas taxpayers can deduct their estimated housing deduction in figuring their estimated tax. How to do a tax amendment The first installment of estimated tax is due on April 15 of the year for which the income is earned. How to do a tax amendment Generally, only U. How to do a tax amendment S. How to do a tax amendment currency is acceptable for payment of income tax. How to do a tax amendment However, if you are a Fulbright grantee, see Fulbright Grant in chapter 1. How to do a tax amendment Yes. How to do a tax amendment A Form 2555 (or Form 2555-EZ) must be filed with each Form 1040 tax return on which the benefits of income earned abroad are claimed. How to do a tax amendment No. How to do a tax amendment The Form 2555 (or 2555-EZ), Schedule C, and Form W-2 are merely attachments and do not relieve you of the requirement to file a Form 1040 to show the sources of income reported and the exclusions or deductions claimed. How to do a tax amendment Yes. How to do a tax amendment You can claim the foreign earned income exclusion and the foreign housing exclusion or deduction under either test as long as you meet the requirements. How to do a tax amendment You are not bound by the test indicated in the application for extension of time. How to do a tax amendment You must be sure, however, that you file the Form 1040 by the date approved on Form 2350, since a return filed after that date may be subject to a failure to file penalty. How to do a tax amendment If you will not qualify under the bona fide residence test until a date later than the extension granted under the physical presence rule, apply for a new extension to a date 30 days beyond the date you expect to qualify as a bona fide resident. How to do a tax amendment No. How to do a tax amendment You have the choice of one of the following two methods of filing your return: a) You can file your return when due under the regular filing rules, report all your income without excluding your foreign earned income, and pay the tax due. How to do a tax amendment After you have qualified for the exclusion, you can file an amended return, Form 1040X, accompanied by Form 2555 (or 2555-EZ), for a refund of any excess tax paid. How to do a tax amendment b) You can postpone the filing of your tax return by applying on Form 2350 for an extension of time to file to a date 30 days beyond the date you expect to qualify under either the bona fide residence test or the physical presence test, then file your return reflecting the exclusion of foreign earned income. How to do a tax amendment This allows you to file only once and saves you from paying the tax and waiting for a refund. How to do a tax amendment However, interest is charged on any tax due on the postponed tax return, but interest is not paid on refunds paid within 45 days after the return is filed. How to do a tax amendment If you have moving expenses that are for services performed in two years, you can be granted an extension until after the end of the second year. How to do a tax amendment File the late returns as soon as possible, stating your reason for filing late. How to do a tax amendment For advice on filing the returns, you should contact an  Internal Revenue Service representative in one of the four overseas offices listed in chapter 7. How to do a tax amendment It is too late to claim this refund since a claim for refund must be filed within 3 years from the date the return was filed or 2 years from the date the tax was paid, whichever is later. How to do a tax amendment A return filed before the due date is considered filed on the due date. How to do a tax amendment . How to do a tax amendment 3) My entire income qualifies for the foreign earned income exclusion. How to do a tax amendment Must I file a tax return? Generally, yes. How to do a tax amendment Every U. How to do a tax amendment S. How to do a tax amendment citizen or resident who receives income must file a U. How to do a tax amendment S. How to do a tax amendment income tax return unless total income without regard to the foreign earned income exclusion is below an amount based on filing status. How to do a tax amendment The income levels for filing purposes are discussed under Filing Requirements in chapter 1. How to do a tax amendment If your regular filing date has passed, you should file a return, Form 1040, as soon as possible for last year. How to do a tax amendment Include a statement with this return noting that you have returned to the United States and will not qualify for the foreign earned income exclusion. How to do a tax amendment You must report your worldwide income on the return. How to do a tax amendment If you paid a foreign tax on the income earned abroad, you may be able to either deduct this tax as an itemized deduction or claim it as a credit against your U. How to do a tax amendment S. How to do a tax amendment income tax. How to do a tax amendment However, if you pay the tax due after the regular due date, interest will be charged from the regular due date until the date the tax is paid. How to do a tax amendment Yes. How to do a tax amendment All U. How to do a tax amendment S. How to do a tax amendment citizens and resident aliens are subject to U. How to do a tax amendment S. How to do a tax amendment tax on their worldwide income. How to do a tax amendment If you paid taxes to a foreign government on income from sources outside the United States, you may be able to claim a foreign tax credit against your U. How to do a tax amendment S. How to do a tax amendment income tax liability for the foreign taxes paid. How to do a tax amendment Form 1116 is used to figure the allowable credit. How to do a tax amendment Your U. How to do a tax amendment S. How to do a tax amendment tax obligation on your income is the same as that of a retired person living in the United States. How to do a tax amendment (See the discussion on filing requirements in chapter 1 of this publication. How to do a tax amendment ) U. How to do a tax amendment S. How to do a tax amendment taxpayers overseas have the same requirements for paying estimated tax as those in the United States. How to do a tax amendment See the discussion under Estimated Tax in chapter 1. How to do a tax amendment Overseas taxpayers should not include in their estimated income any income they receive that is, or will be, exempt from U. How to do a tax amendment S. How to do a tax amendment taxation. How to do a tax amendment Overseas taxpayers can deduct their estimated housing deduction in figuring their estimated tax. How to do a tax amendment The first installment of estimated tax is due on April 15 of the year for which the income is earned. How to do a tax amendment Generally, only U. How to do a tax amendment S. How to do a tax amendment currency is acceptable for payment of income tax. How to do a tax amendment However, if you are a Fulbright grantee, see Fulbright Grant in chapter 1. How to do a tax amendment Yes. How to do a tax amendment A Form 2555 (or Form 2555-EZ) must be filed with each Form 1040 tax return on which the benefits of income earned abroad are claimed. How to do a tax amendment No. How to do a tax amendment The Form 2555 (or 2555-EZ), Schedule C, and Form W-2 are merely attachments and do not relieve you of the requirement to file a Form 1040 to show the sources of income reported and the exclusions or deductions claimed. How to do a tax amendment Yes. How to do a tax amendment You can claim the foreign earned income exclusion and the foreign housing exclusion or deduction under either test as long as you meet the requirements. How to do a tax amendment You are not bound by the test indicated in the application for extension of time. How to do a tax amendment You must be sure, however, that you file the Form 1040 by the date approved on Form 2350, since a return filed after that date may be subject to a failure to file penalty. How to do a tax amendment If you will not qualify under the bona fide residence test until a date later than the extension granted under the physical presence rule, apply for a new extension to a date 30 days beyond the date you expect to qualify as a bona fide resident. How to do a tax amendment No. How to do a tax amendment You have the choice of one of the following two methods of filing your return: a) You can file your return when due under the regular filing rules, report all your income without excluding your foreign earned income, and pay the tax due. How to do a tax amendment After you have qualified for the exclusion, you can file an amended return, Form 1040X, accompanied by Form 2555 (or 2555-EZ), for a refund of any excess tax paid. How to do a tax amendment b) You can postpone the filing of your tax return by applying on Form 2350 for an extension of time to file to a date 30 days beyond the date you expect to qualify under either the bona fide residence test or the physical presence test, then file your return reflecting the exclusion of foreign earned income. How to do a tax amendment This allows you to file only once and saves you from paying the tax and waiting for a refund. How to do a tax amendment However, interest is charged on any tax due on the postponed tax return, but interest is not paid on refunds paid within 45 days after the return is filed. How to do a tax amendment If you have moving expenses that are for services performed in two years, you can be granted an extension until after the end of the second year. How to do a tax amendment File the late returns as soon as possible, stating your reason for filing late. How to do a tax amendment For advice on filing the returns, you should contact an  Internal Revenue Service representative in one of the four overseas offices listed in chapter 7. How to do a tax amendment It is too late to claim this refund since a claim for refund must be filed within 3 years from the date the return was filed or 2 years from the date the tax was paid, whichever is later. How to do a tax amendment A return filed before the due date is considered filed on the due date. How to do a tax amendment . How to do a tax amendment 4) I was sent abroad by my company in November of last year. How to do a tax amendment I plan to secure an extension of time on Form 2350 to file my tax return for last year because I expect to qualify for the foreign earned income exclusion under the physical presence test. How to do a tax amendment However, if my company recalls me to the United States before the end of the qualifying period and I find I will not qualify for the exclusion, how and when should I file my return? If your regular filing date has passed, you should file a return, Form 1040, as soon as possible for last year. How to do a tax amendment Include a statement with this return noting that you have returned to the United States and will not qualify for the foreign earned income exclusion. How to do a tax amendment You must report your worldwide income on the return. How to do a tax amendment If you paid a foreign tax on the income earned abroad, you may be able to either deduct this tax as an itemized deduction or claim it as a credit against your U. How to do a tax amendment S. How to do a tax amendment income tax. How to do a tax amendment However, if you pay the tax due after the regular due date, interest will be charged from the regular due date until the date the tax is paid. How to do a tax amendment Yes. How to do a tax amendment All U. How to do a tax amendment S. How to do a tax amendment citizens and resident aliens are subject to U. How to do a tax amendment S. How to do a tax amendment tax on their worldwide income. How to do a tax amendment If you paid taxes to a foreign government on income from sources outside the United States, you may be able to claim a foreign tax credit against your U. How to do a tax amendment S. How to do a tax amendment income tax liability for the foreign taxes paid. How to do a tax amendment Form 1116 is used to figure the allowable credit. How to do a tax amendment Your U. How to do a tax amendment S. How to do a tax amendment tax obligation on your income is the same as that of a retired person living in the United States. How to do a tax amendment (See the discussion on filing requirements in chapter 1 of this publication. How to do a tax amendment ) U. How to do a tax amendment S. How to do a tax amendment taxpayers overseas have the same requirements for paying estimated tax as those in the United States. How to do a tax amendment See the discussion under Estimated Tax in chapter 1. How to do a tax amendment Overseas taxpayers should not include in their estimated income any income they receive that is, or will be, exempt from U. How to do a tax amendment S. How to do a tax amendment taxation. How to do a tax amendment Overseas taxpayers can deduct their estimated housing deduction in figuring their estimated tax. How to do a tax amendment The first installment of estimated tax is due on April 15 of the year for which the income is earned. How to do a tax amendment Generally, only U. How to do a tax amendment S. How to do a tax amendment currency is acceptable for payment of income tax. How to do a tax amendment However, if you are a Fulbright grantee, see Fulbright Grant in chapter 1. How to do a tax amendment Yes. How to do a tax amendment A Form 2555 (or Form 2555-EZ) must be filed with each Form 1040 tax return on which the benefits of income earned abroad are claimed. How to do a tax amendment No. How to do a tax amendment The Form 2555 (or 2555-EZ), Schedule C, and Form W-2 are merely attachments and do not relieve you of the requirement to file a Form 1040 to show the sources of income reported and the exclusions or deductions claimed. How to do a tax amendment Yes. How to do a tax amendment You can claim the foreign earned income exclusion and the foreign housing exclusion or deduction under either test as long as you meet the requirements. How to do a tax amendment You are not bound by the test indicated in the application for extension of time. How to do a tax amendment You must be sure, however, that you file the Form 1040 by the date approved on Form 2350, since a return filed after that date may be subject to a failure to file penalty. How to do a tax amendment If you will not qualify under the bona fide residence test until a date later than the extension granted under the physical presence rule, apply for a new extension to a date 30 days beyond the date you expect to qualify as a bona fide resident. How to do a tax amendment No. How to do a tax amendment You have the choice of one of the following two methods of filing your return: a) You can file your return when due under the regular filing rules, report all your income without excluding your foreign earned income, and pay the tax due. How to do a tax amendment After you have qualified for the exclusion, you can file an amended return, Form 1040X, accompanied by Form 2555 (or 2555-EZ), for a refund of any excess tax paid. How to do a tax amendment b) You can postpone the filing of your tax return by applying on Form 2350 for an extension of time to file to a date 30 days beyond the date you expect to qualify under either the bona fide residence test or the physical presence test, then file your return reflecting the exclusion of foreign earned income. How to do a tax amendment This allows you to file only once and saves you from paying the tax and waiting for a refund. How to do a tax amendment However, interest is charged on any tax due on the postponed tax return, but interest is not paid on refunds paid within 45 days after the return is filed. How to do a tax amendment If you have moving expenses that are for services performed in two years, you can be granted an extension until after the end of the second year. How to do a tax amendment File the late returns as soon as possible, stating your reason for filing late. How to do a tax amendment For advice on filing the returns, you should contact an  Internal Revenue Service representative in one of the four overseas offices listed in chapter 7. How to do a tax amendment It is too late to claim this refund since a claim for refund must be filed within 3 years from the date the return was filed or 2 years from the date the tax was paid, whichever is later. How to do a tax amendment A return filed before the due date is considered filed on the due date. How to do a tax amendment . How to do a tax amendment 5) I am a U. How to do a tax amendment S. How to do a tax amendment citizen and have no taxable income from the United States, but I have substantial income from a foreign source. How to do a tax amendment Am I required to file a U. How to do a tax amendment S. How to do a tax amendment income tax return? Yes. How to do a tax amendment All U. How to do a tax amendment S. How to do a tax amendment citizens and resident aliens are subject to U. How to do a tax amendment S. How to do a tax amendment tax on their worldwide income. How to do a tax amendment If you paid taxes to a foreign government on income from sources outside the United States, you may be able to claim a foreign tax credit against your U. How to do a tax amendment S. How to do a tax amendment income tax liability for the foreign taxes paid. How to do a tax amendment Form 1116 is used to figure the allowable credit. How to do a tax amendment Your U. How to do a tax amendment S. How to do a tax amendment tax obligation on your income is the same as that of a retired person living in the United States. How to do a tax amendment (See the discussion on filing requirements in chapter 1 of this publication. How to do a tax amendment ) U. How to do a tax amendment S. How to do a tax amendment taxpayers overseas have the same requirements for paying estimated tax as those in the United States. How to do a tax amendment See the discussion under Estimated Tax in chapter 1. How to do a tax amendment Overseas taxpayers should not include in their estimated income any income they receive that is, or will be, exempt from U. How to do a tax amendment S. How to do a tax amendment taxation. How to do a tax amendment Overseas taxpayers can deduct their estimated housing deduction in figuring their estimated tax. How to do a tax amendment The first installment of estimated tax is due on April 15 of the year for which the income is earned. How to do a tax amendment Generally, only U. How to do a tax amendment S. How to do a tax amendment currency is acceptable for payment of income tax. How to do a tax amendment However, if you are a Fulbright grantee, see Fulbright Grant in chapter 1. How to do a tax amendment Yes. How to do a tax amendment A Form 2555 (or Form 2555-EZ) must be filed with each Form 1040 tax return on which the benefits of income earned abroad are claimed. How to do a tax amendment No. How to do a tax amendment The Form 2555 (or 2555-EZ), Schedule C, and Form W-2 are merely attachments and do not relieve you of the requirement to file a Form 1040 to show the sources of income reported and the exclusions or deductions claimed. How to do a tax amendment Yes. How to do a tax amendment You can claim the foreign earned income exclusion and the foreign housing exclusion or deduction under either test as long as you meet the requirements. How to do a tax amendment You are not bound by the test indicated in the application for extension of time. How to do a tax amendment You must be sure, however, that you file the Form 1040 by the date approved on Form 2350, since a return filed after that date may be subject to a failure to file penalty. How to do a tax amendment If you will not qualify under the bona fide residence test until a date later than the extension granted under the physical presence rule, apply for a new extension to a date 30 days beyond the date you expect to qualify as a bona fide resident. How to do a tax amendment No. How to do a tax amendment You have the choice of one of the following two methods of filing your return: a) You can file your return when due under the regular filing rules, report all your income without excluding your foreign earned income, and pay the tax due. How to do a tax amendment After you have qualified for the exclusion, you can file an amended return, Form 1040X, accompanied by Form 2555 (or 2555-EZ), for a refund of any excess tax paid. How to do a tax amendment b) You can postpone the filing of your tax return by applying on Form 2350 for an extension of time to file to a date 30 days beyond the date you expect to qualify under either the bona fide residence test or the physical presence test, then file your return reflecting the exclusion of foreign earned income. How to do a tax amendment This allows you to file only once and saves you from paying the tax and waiting for a refund. How to do a tax amendment However, interest is charged on any tax due on the postponed tax return, but interest is not paid on refunds paid within 45 days after the return is filed. How to do a tax amendment If you have moving expenses that are for services performed in two years, you can be granted an extension until after the end of the second year. How to do a tax amendment File the late returns as soon as possible, stating your reason for filing late. How to do a tax amendment For advice on filing the returns, you should contact an  Internal Revenue Service representative in one of the four overseas offices listed in chapter 7. How to do a tax amendment It is too late to claim this refund since a claim for refund must be filed within 3 years from the date the return was filed or 2 years from the date the tax was paid, whichever is later. How to do a tax amendment A return filed before the due date is considered filed on the due date. How to do a tax amendment . How to do a tax amendment 6) I am a U. How to do a tax amendment S. How to do a tax amendment citizen who has retired, and I expect to remain in a foreign country. How to do a tax amendment Do I have any further U. How to do a tax amendment S. How to do a tax amendment tax obligations? Your U. How to do a tax amendment S. How to do a tax amendment tax obligation on your income is the same as that of a retired person living in the United States. How to do a tax amendment (See the discussion on filing requirements in chapter 1 of this publication. How to do a tax amendment ) U. How to do a tax amendment S. How to do a tax amendment taxpayers overseas have the same requirements for paying estimated tax as those in the United States. How to do a tax amendment See the discussion under Estimated Tax in chapter 1. How to do a tax amendment Overseas taxpayers should not include in their estimated income any income they receive that is, or will be, exempt from U. How to do a tax amendment S. How to do a tax amendment taxation. How to do a tax amendment Overseas taxpayers can deduct their estimated housing deduction in figuring their estimated tax. How to do a tax amendment The first installment of estimated tax is due on April 15 of the year for which the income is earned. How to do a tax amendment Generally, only U. How to do a tax amendment S. How to do a tax amendment currency is acceptable for payment of income tax. How to do a tax amendment However, if you are a Fulbright grantee, see Fulbright Grant in chapter 1. How to do a tax amendment Yes. How to do a tax amendment A Form 2555 (or Form 2555-EZ) must be filed with each Form 1040 tax return on which the benefits of income earned abroad are claimed. How to do a tax amendment No. How to do a tax amendment The Form 2555 (or 2555-EZ), Schedule C, and Form W-2 are merely attachments and do not relieve you of the requirement to file a Form 1040 to show the sources of income reported and the exclusions or deductions claimed. How to do a tax amendment Yes. How to do a tax amendment You can claim the foreign earned income exclusion and the foreign housing exclusion or deduction under either test as long as you meet the requirements. How to do a tax amendment You are not bound by the test indicated in the application for extension of time. How to do a tax amendment You must be sure, however, that you file the Form 1040 by the date approved on Form 2350, since a return filed after that date may be subject to a failure to file penalty. How to do a tax amendment If you will not qualify under the bona fide residence test until a date later than the extension granted under the physical presence rule, apply for a new extension to a date 30 days beyond the date you expect to qualify as a bona fide resident. How to do a tax amendment No. How to do a tax amendment You have the choice of one of the following two methods of filing your return: a) You can file your return when due under the regular filing rules, report all your income without excluding your foreign earned income, and pay the tax due. How to do a tax amendment After you have qualified for the exclusion, you can file an amended return, Form 1040X, accompanied by Form 2555 (or 2555-EZ), for a refund of any excess tax paid. How to do a tax amendment b) You can postpone the filing of your tax return by applying on Form 2350 for an extension of time to file to a date 30 days beyond the date you expect to qualify under either the bona fide residence test or the physical presence test, then file your return reflecting the exclusion of foreign earned income. How to do a tax amendment This allows you to file only once and saves you from paying the tax and waiting for a refund. How to do a tax amendment However, interest is charged on any tax due on the postponed tax return, but interest is not paid on refunds paid within 45 days after the return is filed. How to do a tax amendment If you have moving expenses that are for services performed in two years, you can be granted an extension until after the end of the second year. How to do a tax amendment File the late returns as soon as possible, stating your reason for filing late. How to do a tax amendment For advice on filing the returns, you should contact an  Internal Revenue Service representative in one of the four overseas offices listed in chapter 7. How to do a tax amendment It is too late to claim this refund since a claim for refund must be filed within 3 years from the date the return was filed or 2 years from the date the tax was paid, whichever is later. How to do a tax amendment A return filed before the due date is considered filed on the due date. How to do a tax amendment . How to do a tax amendment 7) I have been a bona fide resident of a foreign country for over 5 years. How to do a tax amendment Is it necessary for me to pay estimated tax? U. How to do a tax amendment S. How to do a tax amendment taxpayers overseas have the same requirements for paying estimated tax as those in the United States. How to do a tax amendment See the discussion under Estimated Tax in chapter 1. How to do a tax amendment Overseas taxpayers should not include in their estimated income any income they receive that is, or will be, exempt from U. How to do a tax amendment S. How to do a tax amendment taxation. How to do a tax amendment Overseas taxpayers can deduct their estimated housing deduction in figuring their estimated tax. How to do a tax amendment The first installment of estimated tax is due on April 15 of the year for which the income is earned. How to do a tax amendment Generally, only U. How to do a tax amendment S. How to do a tax amendment currency is acceptable for payment of income tax. How to do a tax amendment However, if you are a Fulbright grantee, see Fulbright Grant in chapter 1. How to do a tax amendment Yes. How to do a tax amendment A Form 2555 (or Form 2555-EZ) must be filed with each Form 1040 tax return on which the benefits of income earned abroad are claimed. How to do a tax amendment No. How to do a tax amendment The Form 2555 (or 2555-EZ), Schedule C, and Form W-2 are merely attachments and do not relieve you of the requirement to file a Form 1040 to show the sources of income reported and the exclusions or deductions claimed. How to do a tax amendment Yes. How to do a tax amendment You can claim the foreign earned income exclusion and the foreign housing exclusion or deduction under either test as long as you meet the requirements. How to do a tax amendment You are not bound by the test indicated in the application for extension of time. How to do a tax amendment You must be sure, however, that you file the Form 1040 by the date approved on Form 2350, since a return filed after that date may be subject to a failure to file penalty. How to do a tax amendment If you will not qualify under the bona fide residence test until a date later than the extension granted under the physical presence rule, apply for a new extension to a date 30 days beyond the date you expect to qualify as a bona fide resident. How to do a tax amendment No. How to do a tax amendment You have the choice of one of the following two methods of filing your return: a) You can file your return when due under the regular filing rules, report all your income without excluding your foreign earned income, and pay the tax due. How to do a tax amendment After you have qualified for the exclusion, you can file an amended return, Form 1040X, accompanied by Form 2555 (or 2555-EZ), for a refund of any excess tax paid. How to do a tax amendment b) You can postpone the filing of your tax return by applying on Form 2350 for an extension of time to file to a date 30 days beyond the date you expect to qualify under either the bona fide residence test or the physical presence test, then file your return reflecting the exclusion of foreign earned income. How to do a tax amendment This allows you to file only once and saves you from paying the tax and waiting for a refund. How to do a tax amendment However, interest is charged on any tax due on the postponed tax return, but interest is not paid on refunds paid within 45 days after the return is filed. How to do a tax amendment If you have moving expenses that are for services performed in two years, you can be granted an extension until after the end of the second year. How to do a tax amendment File the late returns as soon as possible, stating your reason for filing late. How to do a tax amendment For advice on filing the returns, you should contact an  Internal Revenue Service representative in one of the four overseas offices listed in chapter 7. How to do a tax amendment It is too late to claim this refund since a claim for refund must be filed within 3 years from the date the return was filed or 2 years from the date the tax was paid, whichever is later. How to do a tax amendment A return filed before the due date is considered filed on the due date. How to do a tax amendment . How to do a tax amendment 8) Will a check payable in foreign currency be acceptable in payment of my U. How to do a tax amendment S. How to do a tax amendment tax? Generally, only U. How to do a tax amendment S. How to do a tax amendment currency is acceptable for payment of income tax. How to do a tax amendment However, if you are a Fulbright grantee, see Fulbright Grant in chapter 1. How to do a tax amendment Yes. How to do a tax amendment A Form 2555 (or Form 2555-EZ) must be filed with each Form 1040 tax return on which the benefits of income earned abroad are claimed. How to do a tax amendment No. How to do a tax amendment The Form 2555 (or 2555-EZ), Schedule C, and Form W-2 are merely attachments and do not relieve you of the requirement to file a Form 1040 to show the sources of income reported and the exclusions or deductions claimed. How to do a tax amendment Yes. How to do a tax amendment You can claim the foreign earned income exclusion and the foreign housing exclusion or deduction under either test as long as you meet the requirements. How to do a tax amendment You are not bound by the test indicated in the application for extension of time. How to do a tax amendment You must be sure, however, that you file the Form 1040 by the date approved on Form 2350, since a return filed after that date may be subject to a failure to file penalty. How to do a tax amendment If you will not qualify under the bona fide residence test until a date later than the extension granted under the physical presence rule, apply for a new extension to a date 30 days beyond the date you expect to qualify as a bona fide resident. How to do a tax amendment No. How to do a tax amendment You have the choice of one of the following two methods of filing your return: a) You can file your return when due under the regular filing rules, report all your income without excluding your foreign earned income, and pay the tax due. How to do a tax amendment After you have qualified for the exclusion, you can file an amended return, Form 1040X, accompanied by Form 2555 (or 2555-EZ), for a refund of any excess tax paid. How to do a tax amendment b) You can postpone the filing of your tax return by applying on Form 2350 for an extension of time to file to a date 30 days beyond the date you expect to qualify under either the bona fide residence test or the physical presence test, then file your return reflecting the exclusion of foreign earned income. How to do a tax amendment This allows you to file only once and saves you from paying the tax and waiting for a refund. How to do a tax amendment However, interest is charged on any tax due on the postponed tax return, but interest is not paid on refunds paid within 45 days after the return is filed. How to do a tax amendment If you have moving expenses that are for services performed in two years, you can be granted an extension until after the end of the second year. How to do a tax amendment File the late returns as soon as possible, stating your reason for filing late. How to do a tax amendment For advice on filing the returns, you should contact an  Internal Revenue Service representative in one of the four overseas offices listed in chapter 7. How to do a tax amendment It is too late to claim this refund since a claim for refund must be filed within 3 years from the date the return was filed or 2 years from the date the tax was paid, whichever is later. How to do a tax amendment A return filed before the due date is considered filed on the due date. How to do a tax amendment . How to do a tax amendment 9) I have met the test for physical presence in a foreign country and am filing returns for 2 years. How to do a tax amendment Must I file a separate Form 2555 (or Form 2555-EZ) with each return? Yes. How to do a tax amendment A Form 2555 (or Form 2555-EZ) must be filed with each Form 1040 tax return on which the benefits of income earned abroad are claimed. How to do a tax amendment No. How to do a tax amendment The Form 2555 (or 2555-EZ), Schedule C, and Form W-2 are merely attachments and do not relieve you of the requirement to file a Form 1040 to show the sources of income reported and the exclusions or deductions claimed. How to do a tax amendment Yes. How to do a tax amendment You can claim the foreign earned income exclusion and the foreign housing exclusion or deduction under either test as long as you meet the requirements. How to do a tax amendment You are not bound by the test indicated in the application for extension of time. How to do a tax amendment You must be sure, however, that you file the Form 1040 by the date approved on Form 2350, since a return filed after that date may be subject to a failure to file penalty. How to do a tax amendment If you will not qualify under the bona fide residence test until a date later than the extension granted under the physical presence rule, apply for a new extension to a date 30 days beyond the date you expect to qualify as a bona fide resident. How to do a tax amendment No. How to do a tax amendment You have the choice of one of the following two methods of filing your return: a) You can file your return when due under the regular filing rules, report all your income without excluding your foreign earned income, and pay the tax due. How to do a tax amendment After you have qualified for the exclusion, you can file an amended return, Form 1040X, accompanied by Form 2555 (or 2555-EZ), for a refund of any excess tax paid. How to do a tax amendment b) You can postpone the filing of your tax return by applying on Form 2350 for an extension of time to file to a date 30 days beyond the date you expect to qualify under either the bona fide residence test or the physical presence test, then file your return reflecting the exclusion of foreign earned income. How to do a tax amendment This allows you to file only once and saves you from paying the tax and waiting for a refund. How to do a tax amendment However, interest is charged on any tax due on the postponed tax return, but interest is not paid on refunds paid within 45 days after the return is filed. How to do a tax amendment If you have moving expenses that are for services performed in two years, you can be granted an extension until after the end of the second year. How to do a tax amendment File the late returns as soon as possible, stating your reason for filing late. How to do a tax amendment For advice on filing the returns, you should contact an  Internal Revenue Service representative in one of the four overseas offices listed in chapter 7. How to do a tax amendment It is too late to claim this refund since a claim for refund must be filed within 3 years from the date the return was filed or 2 years from the date the tax was paid, whichever is later. How to do a tax amendment A return filed before the due date is considered filed on the due date. How to do a tax amendment . How to do a tax amendment 10) Does a Form 2555 (or 2555-EZ) with a Schedule C or Form W-2 attached constitute a return? No. How to do a tax amendment The Form 2555 (or 2555-EZ), Schedule C, and Form W-2 are merely attachments and do not relieve you of the requirement to file a Form 1040 to show the sources of income reported and the exclusions or deductions claimed. How to do a tax amendment Yes. How to do a tax amendment You can claim the foreign earned income exclusion and the foreign housing exclusion or deduction under either test as long as you meet the requirements. How to do a tax amendment You are not bound by the test indicated in the application for extension of time. How to do a tax amendment You must be sure, however, that you file the Form 1040 by the date approved on Form 2350, since a return filed after that date may be subject to a failure to file penalty. How to do a tax amendment If you will not qualify under the bona fide residence test until a date later than the extension granted under the physical presence rule, apply for a new extension to a date 30 days beyond the date you expect to qualify as a bona fide resident. How to do a tax amendment No. How to do a tax amendment You have the choice of one of the following two methods of filing your return: a) You can file your return when due under the regular filing rules, report all your income without excluding your foreign earned income, and pay the tax due. How to do a tax amendment After you have qualified for the exclusion, you can file an amended return, Form 1040X, accompanied by Form 2555 (or 2555-EZ), for a refund of any excess tax paid. How to do a tax amendment b) You can postpone the filing of your tax return by applying on Form 2350 for an extension of time to file to a date 30 days beyond the date you expect to qualify under either the bona fide residence test or the physical presence test, then file your return reflecting the exclusion of foreign earned income. How to do a tax amendment This allows you to file only once and saves you from paying the tax and waiting for a refund. How to do a tax amendment However, interest is charged on any tax due on the postponed tax return, but interest is not paid on refunds paid within 45 days after the return is filed. How to do a tax amendment If you have moving expenses that are for services performed in two years, you can be granted an extension until after the end of the second year. How to do a tax amendment File the late returns as soon as possible, stating your reason for filing late. How to do a tax amendment For advice on filing the returns, you should contact an  Internal Revenue Service representative in one of the four overseas offices listed in chapter 7. How to do a tax amendment It is too late to claim this refund since a claim for refund must be filed within 3 years from the date the return was filed or 2 years from the date the tax was paid, whichever is later. How to do a tax amendment A return filed before the due date is considered filed on the due date. How to do a tax amendment . How to do a tax amendment 11) On Form 2350, Application for Extension of Time To File U. How to do a tax amendment S. How to do a tax amendment Income Tax Return, I stated that I would qualify for the foreign earned income exclusion under the physical presence test. How to do a tax amendment If I qualify under the bona fide residence test, can I file my return on that basis? Yes. How to do a tax amendment You can claim the foreign earned income exclusion and the foreign housing exclusion or deduction under either test as long as you meet the requirements. How to do a tax amendment You are not bound by the test indicated in the application for extension of time. How to do a tax amendment You must be sure, however, that you file the Form 1040 by the date approved on Form 2350, since a return filed after that date may be subject to a failure to file penalty. How to do a tax amendment If you will not qualify under the bona fide residence test until a date later than the extension granted under the physical presence rule, apply for a new extension to a date 30 days beyond the date you expect to qualify as a bona fide resident. How to do a tax amendment No. How to do a tax amendment You have the choice of one of the following two methods of filing your return: a) You can file your return when due under the regular filing rules, report all your income without excluding your foreign earned income, and pay the tax due. How to do a tax amendment After you have qualified for the exclusion, you can file an amended return, Form 1040X, accompanied by Form 2555 (or 2555-EZ), for a refund of any excess tax paid. How to do a tax amendment b) You can postpone the filing of your tax return by applying on Form 2350 for an extension of time to file to a date 30 days beyond the date you expect to qualify under either the bona fide residence test or the physical presence test, then file your return reflecting the exclusion of foreign earned income. How to do a tax amendment This allows you to file only once and saves you from paying the tax and waiting for a refund. How to do a tax amendment However, interest is charged on any tax due on the postponed tax return, but interest is not paid on refunds paid within 45 days after the return is filed. How to do a tax amendment If you have moving expenses that are for services performed in two years, you can be granted an extension until after the end of the second year. How to do a tax amendment File the late returns as soon as possible, stating your reason for filing late. How to do a tax amendment For advice on filing the returns, you should contact an  Internal Revenue Service representative in one of the four overseas offices listed in chapter 7. How to do a tax amendment It is too late to claim this refund since a claim for refund must be filed within 3 years from the date the return was filed or 2 years from the date the tax was paid, whichever is later. How to do a tax amendment A return filed before the due date is considered filed on the due date. How to do a tax amendment . How to do a tax amendment 12) I am a U. How to do a tax amendment S. How to do a tax amendment citizen who worked in the United States for 6 months last year. How to do a tax amendment I accepted employment overseas in July of last year and expect to qualify for the foreign earned income exclusion. How to do a tax amendment Should I file a return and pay tax on the income earned in the United States during the first 6 months and then, when I qualify, file another return covering the last 6 months of the year? No. How to do a tax amendment You have the choice of one of the following two methods of filing your return: a) You can file your return when due under the regular filing rules, report all your income without excluding your foreign earned income, and pay the tax due. How to do a tax amendment After you have qualified for the exclusion, you can file an amended return, Form 1040X, accompanied by Form 2555 (or 2555-EZ), for a refund of any excess tax paid. How to do a tax amendment b) You can postpone the filing of your tax return by applying on Form 2350 for an extension of time to file to a date 30 days beyond the date you expect to qualify under either the bona fide residence test or the physical presence test, then file your return reflecting the exclusion of foreign earned income. How to do a tax amendment This allows you to file only once and saves you from paying the tax and waiting for a refund. How to do a tax amendment However, interest is charged on any tax due on the postponed tax return, but interest is not paid on refunds paid within 45 days after the return is filed. How to do a tax amendment If you have moving expenses that are for services performed in two years, you can be granted an extension until after the end of the second year. How to do a tax amendment File the late returns as soon as possible, stating your reason for filing late. How to do a tax amendment For advice on filing the returns, you should contact an  Internal Revenue Service representative in one of the four overseas offices listed in chapter 7. How to do a tax amendment It is too late to claim this refund since a claim for refund must be filed within 3 years from the date the return was filed or 2 years from the date the tax was paid, whichever is later. How to do a tax amendment A return filed before the due date is considered filed on the due date. How to do a tax amendment . How to do a tax amendment 13) I am a U. How to do a tax amendment S. How to do a tax amendment citizen. How to do a tax amendment I have lived abroad for a number of years and recently realized that I should have been filing U. How to do a tax amendment S. How to do a tax amendment income tax returns. How to do a tax amendment How do I correct this oversight in not having filed returns for these years? File the late returns as soon as possible, stating your reason for filing late. How to do a tax amendment For advice on filing the returns, you should contact an  Internal Revenue Service representative in one of the four overseas offices listed in chapter 7. How to do a tax amendment It is too late to claim this refund since a claim for refund must be filed within 3 years from the date the return was filed or 2 years from the date the tax was paid, whichever is later. How to do a tax amendment A return filed before the due date is considered filed on the due date. How to do a tax amendment . How to do a tax amendment 14) In 2008, I qualified to exclude my foreign earned income, but I did not claim this exclusion on the return I filed in 2009. How to do a tax amendment I paid all outstanding taxes with the return. How to do a tax amendment Can I file a claim for refund now? It is too late to claim this refund since a claim for refund must be filed within 3 years from the date the return was filed or 2 years from the date the tax was paid, whichever is later. How to do a tax amendment A return filed before the due date is considered filed on the due date. How to do a tax amendment 2. How to do a tax amendment Meeting the Requirements of Either the Bona Fide Residence Test or the Physical Presence Test . How to do a tax amendment 1) I recently came to Country X to work for the Orange Tractor Co. How to do a tax amendment and I expect to be here for 5 or 6 years. How to do a tax amendment I understand that upon the completion of 1 full year I will qualify for an exclusion or deduction under the bona fide residence test. How to do a tax amendment Is this correct? . How to do a tax amendment 2) I understand the physical presence test to be simply a matter of being physically present in a foreign country for at least 330 days within 12 consecutive months; but what are the criteria of the bona fide residence test? . How to do a tax amendment 3) To meet the qualification of an uninterrupted period which includes an entire taxable year, do I have to be physically present in a foreign country for the entire year? . How to do a tax amendment 4) I am a U. How to do a tax amendment S. How to do a tax amendment citizen and during 2012 was a bona fide resident of Country X. How to do a tax amendment On January 15, 2013, I was notified that I was to be assigned to Country Y. How to do a tax amendment I was recalled to New York for 90 days orientation and then went to Country Y, where I have been since. How to do a tax amendment Although I was not in Country Y on January 1, I was a bona fide resident of Country X and was in Country Y on December 31, 2013. How to do a tax amendment My family remained in Country X until completion of the orientation period, and my household goods were shipped directly to my new post. How to do a tax amendment Am I a bona fide resident of a foreign country for 2013, or must I wait for the entire year of 2014 to become one? . How to do a tax amendment 5) Due to illness, I returned to the United States before I completed my qualifying period to claim the foreign earned income exclusion. How to do a tax amendment Can I figure the exclusion for the period I resided abroad? . How to do a tax amendment 6) Can a resident alien of the United States qualify for an exclusion or deduction under the bona fide residence test or the physical presence test? . How to do a tax amendment 7) On August 13 of last year I left the United States and arrived in Country Z to work for the Gordon Manufacturing Company. How to do a tax amendment I expected to be able to exclude my foreign earned income under the physical presence test because I planned to be in Country Z for at least 1 year. How to do a tax amendment However, I was reassigned back to the United States and left Country Z on July 1 of this year. How to do a tax amendment Can I exclude any of my foreign earned income? . How to do a tax amendment 1) I recently came to Country X to work for the Orange Tractor Co. How to do a tax amendment and I expect to be here for 5 or 6 years. How to do a tax amendment I understand that upon the completion of 1 full year I will qualify for an exclusion or deduction under the bona fide residence test. How to do a tax amendment Is this correct? Not necessarily. How to do a tax amendment The law provides that to qualify under this test for the foreign earned income exclusion, the foreign housing exclusion, or the foreign housing deduction, a person must be a “bona fide resident of a foreign country or countries for an uninterrupted period which includes an entire taxable year. How to do a tax amendment ” If, like most U. How to do a tax amendment S. How to do a tax amendment citizens, you file your return on a calendar year basis, the taxable year referred to in the law would be from January 1 to December 31 of any particular year. How to do a tax amendment Unless you established residence in Country X on January 1, it would be more than 1 year before you would be a bona fide resident of a foreign country. How to do a tax amendment Once you have completed your qualifying period, however, you are entitled to exclude the income or to claim the housing exclusion or deduction from the date you established bona fide residence. How to do a tax amendment To be a bona fide resident of a foreign country, you must show that you entered a foreign country intending to remain there for an indefinite or prolonged period and, to that end, you are making your home in that country. How to do a tax amendment Consideration is given to the type of quarters occupied, whether your family went with you, the type of visa, the employment agreement, and any other factor pertinent to show whether your stay in the foreign country is indefinite or prolonged. How to do a tax amendment To claim the foreign earned income exclusion or foreign housing exclusion or deduction under this test, the period of foreign residence must include 1 full tax year (usually January 1 – December 31), but once you meet this time requirement, you figure the exclusions and the deduction from the date the residence actually began. How to do a tax amendment No. How to do a tax amendment Uninterrupted refers to the bona fide residence proper and not to the physical presence of the individual. How to do a tax amendment During the period of bona fide residence in a foreign country, even during the first full year, you can leave the country for brief and temporary trips back to the United States or elsewhere for vacation, or even for business. How to do a tax amendment To preserve your status as a bona fide resident of a foreign country, you must have a clear intention of returning from those trips, without unreasonable delay, to your foreign residence. How to do a tax amendment Since you did not break your period of foreign residence, you would continue to be a bona fide resident of a foreign country for 2013. How to do a tax amendment No. How to do a tax amendment You are not entitled to any exclusion of foreign earned income since you did not complete your qualifying period under either the bona fide residence test or physical presence test. How to do a tax amendment If you paid foreign tax on the income earned abroad, you may be able to claim that tax as a deduction or as a credit against your U. How to do a tax amendment S. How to do a tax amendment tax. How to do a tax amendment Resident aliens of the United States can qualify for the foreign earned income exclusion, the foreign housing exclusion, or the foreign housing deduction if they meet the requirements of the physical presence test. How to do a tax amendment Resident aliens who are citizens or nationals of a country with which the United States has an income tax treaty in effect also can qualify under the bona fide residence test. How to do a tax amendment No. How to do a tax amendment You cannot exclude any of the income you earned in Country Z because you were not in a foreign country for at least 330 full days as required under the physical presence test. How to do a tax amendment . How to do a tax amendment 2) I understand the physical presence test to be simply a matter of being physically present in a foreign country for at least 330 days within 12 consecutive months; but what are the criteria of the bona fide residence test? To be a bona fide resident of a foreign country, you must show that you entered a foreign country intending to remain there for an indefinite or prolonged period and, to that end, you are making your home in that country. How to do a tax amendment Consideration is given to the type of quarters occupied, whether your family went with you, the type of visa, the employment agreement, and any other factor pertinent to show whether your stay in the foreign country is indefinite or prolonged. How to do a tax amendment To claim the foreign earned income exclusion or foreign housing exclusion or deduction under this test, the period of foreign residence must include 1 full tax year (usually January 1 – December 31), but once you meet this time requirement, you figure the exclusions and the deduction from the date the residence actually began. How to do a tax amendment No. How to do a tax amendment Uninterrupted refers to the bona fide residence proper and not to the physical presence of the individual. How to do a tax amendment During the period of bona fide residence in a foreign country, even during the first full year, you can leave the country for brief and temporary trips back to the United States or elsewhere for vacation, or even for business. How to do a tax amendment To preserve your status as a bona fide resident of a foreign country, you must have a clear intention of returning from those trips, without unreasonable delay, to your foreign residence. How to do a tax amendment Since you did not break your period of foreign residence, you would continue to be a bona fide resident of a foreign country for 2013. How to do a tax amendment No. How to do a tax amendment You are not entitled to any exclusion of foreign earned income since you did not complete your qualifying period under either the bona fide residence test or physical presence test. How to do a tax amendment If you paid foreign tax on the income earned abroad, you may be able to claim that tax as a deduction or as a credit against your U. How to do a tax amendment S. How to do a tax amendment tax. How to do a tax amendment Resident aliens of the United States can qualify for the foreign earned income exclusion, the foreign housing exclusion, or the foreign housing deduction if they meet the requirements of the physical presence test. How to do a tax amendment Resident aliens who are citizens or nationals of a country with which the United States has an income tax treaty in effect also can qualify under the bona fide residence test. How to do a tax amendment No. How to do a tax amendment You cannot exclude any of the income you earned in Country Z because you were not in a foreign country for at least 330 full days as required under the physical presence test. How to do a tax amendment . How to do a tax amendment 3) To meet the qualification of “an uninterrupted period which includes an entire taxable year,” do I have to be physically present in a foreign country for the entire year? No. How to do a tax amendment Uninterrupted refers to the bona fide residence proper and not to the physical presence of the individual. How to do a tax amendment During the period of bona fide residence in a foreign country, even during the first full year, you can leave the country for brief and temporary trips back to the United States or elsewhere for vacation, or even for business. How to do a tax amendment To preserve your status as a bona fide resident of a foreign country, you must have a clear intention of returning from those trips, without unreasonable delay, to your foreign residence. How to do a tax amendment Since you did not break your period of foreign residence, you would continue to be a bona fide resident of a foreign country for 2013. How to do a tax amendment No. How to do a tax amendment You are not entitled to any exclusion of foreign earned income since you did not complete your qualifying period under either the bona fide residence test or physical presence test. How to do a tax amendment If you paid foreign tax on the income earned abroad, you may be able to claim that tax as a deduction or as a credit against your U. How to do a tax amendment S. How to do a tax amendment tax. How to do a tax amendment Resident aliens of the United States can qualify for the foreign earned income exclusion, the foreign housing exclusion, or the foreign housing deduction if they meet the requirements of the physical presence test. How to do a tax amendment Resident aliens who are citizens or nationals of a country with which the United States has an income tax treaty in effect also can qualify under the bona fide residence test. How to do a tax amendment No. How to do a tax amendment You cannot exclude any of the income you earned in Country Z because you were not in a foreign country for at least 330 full days as required under the physical presence test. How to do a tax amendment . How to do a tax amendment 4) I am a U. How to do a tax amendment S. How to do a tax amendment citizen and during 2012 was a bona fide resident of Country X. How to do a tax amendment On January 15, 2013, I was notified that I was to be assigned to Country Y. How to do a tax amendment I was recalled to New York for 90 days orientation and then went to Country Y, where I have been since. How to do a tax amendment Although I was not in Country Y on January 1, I was a bona fide resident of Country X and was in Country Y on December 31, 2013. How to do a tax amendment My family remained in Country X until completion of the orientation period, and my household goods were shipped directly to my new post. 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How to do a tax amendment Resident aliens who are citizens or nationals of a country with which the United States has an income tax treaty in effect also can qualify under the bona fide residence test. How to do a tax amendment No. How to do a tax amendment You cannot exclude any of the income you earned in Country Z because you were not in a foreign country for at least 330 full days as required under the physical presence test. How to do a tax amendment . How to do a tax amendment 5) Due to illness, I returned to the United States before I completed my qualifying period to claim the foreign earned income exclusion. How to do a tax amendment Can I figure the exclusion for the period I resided abroad? No. How to do a tax amendment You are not entitled to any exclusion of foreign earned income since you did not complete your qualifying period under either the bona fide residence test or physical presence test. How to do a tax amendment If you paid foreign tax on the income earned abroad, you may be able to claim that tax as a deduction or as a credit against your U. How to do a tax amendment S. How to do a tax amendment tax. How to do a tax amendment Resident aliens of the United States can qualify for the foreign earned income exclusion, the foreign housing exclusion, or the foreign housing deduction if they meet the requirements of the physical presence test. How to do a tax amendment Resident aliens who are citizens or nationals of a country with which the United States has an income tax treaty in effect also can qualify under the bona fide residence test. How to do a tax amendment No. How to do a tax amendment You cannot exclude any of the income you earned in Country Z because you were not in a foreign country for at least 330 full days as required under the physical presence test. How to do a tax amendment . How to do a tax amendment 6) Can a resident alien of the United States qualify for an exclusion or deduction under the bona fide residence test or the physical presence test? Resident aliens of the United States can qualify for the foreign earned income exclusion, the foreign housing exclusion, or the foreign housing deduction if they meet the requirements of the physical presence test. How to do a tax amendment Resident aliens who are citizens or nationals of a country with which the United States has an income tax treaty in effect also can qualify under the bona fide residence test. How to do a tax amendment No. How to do a tax amendment You cannot exclude any of the income you earned in Country Z because you were not in a foreign country for at least 330 full days as required under the physical presence test. How to do a tax amendment . How to do a tax amendment 7) On August 13 of last year I left the United States and arrived in Country Z to work for the Gordon Manufacturing Company. How to do a tax amendment I expected to be able to exclude my foreign earned income under the physical presence test because I planned to be in Country Z for at least 1 year. How to do a tax amendment However, I was reassigned back to the United States and left Country Z on July 1 of this year. How to do a tax amendment Can I exclude any of my foreign earned income? No. How to do a tax amendment You cannot exclude any of the income you earned in Country Z because you were not in a foreign country for at least 330 full days as required under the physical presence test. How to do a tax amendment 3. How to do a tax amendment Foreign Earned Income . How to do a tax amendment 1) I am an employee of the U. How to do a tax amendment S. How to do a tax amendment Government working abroad. 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How to do a tax amendment No. How to do a tax amendment The only income that is foreign earned income is income from the performance of personal services abroad. How to do a tax amendment Investment income is not earned income. How to do a tax amendment However, you must include it in gross income reported on your Form 1040. How to do a tax amendment Yes. How to do a tax amendment The amount is compensation for services performed. How to do a tax amendment The tax paid by your company should be reported on Form 1040, line 7, and on Form 2555, Part IV, line 22(f) (or on Form 2555-EZ, Part IV, line 17). How to do a tax amendment You must include in income the fair market value (FMV) of the facility provided, where it is provided. How to do a tax amendment This will usually be the rent your employer pays. How to do a tax amendment Situations when the FMV is not included in income are discussed in chapter 4 under Exclusion of Meals and Lodging. 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