Webcast: Americans Abroad: The Foreign Earned Income Exclusion (Form 2555) (XCAAITF18)
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The Foreign Earned Income Exclusion and related housing deduction/exclusion are ways for Americans abroad to reduce or eliminate their U.S. income tax liability. Qualifying for these benefits, however, is complex and understanding what may be excluded is not always clear. Learn how to determine whether an individual will qualify for the exclusion and how to prepare Form 2555.

2/8/2018
When: 02/08/2018
10:30 AM until 11:30 AM
Where: Webcast
CALCPA
4173008A
United States
Presenter: Philip D. Hodgen Esq, LLM


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Acronym XCAAITF18
CPE 1 hour
Vendor CalCPA
Category
Taxation
Level Overview
Prerequisite None
Adv Prep None
Yellow Book? No
Designed for Tax practitioners advising U.S. taxpayers on foreign tax issues or preparing income tax returns for Americans abroad.
Registration
Member $30
CPA Non-Member $50

The Member rate applies to LCPA members, other state society members, and non-CPA staff of LCPA members. To register online, use the ‘Register’ button above. To register by phone, call the LCPA Member Service Center at 800.288.5272 or 504.464.1040, Monday through Friday, 8am to 5pm.

Course Description

The Foreign Earned Income Exclusion and related housing deduction/exclusion are ways for Americans abroad to reduce or eliminate their U.S. income tax liability. Qualifying for these benefits, however, is complex and understanding what may be excluded is not always clear. Learn how to determine whether an individual will qualify for the exclusion and how to prepare Form 2555.

Materials are provided as an ebook.

Objectives

  • Determine Foreign Earned Income Exclusion eligibility.
  • Identify how to prepare Form 2555 to take advantage of the exclusion.

Major Topics

  • Section 911
  • Foreign source vs domestic source earned income
  • Bona fide resident test
  • Physical presence test

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