The Foreign Earned Income Exclusion

The Foreign Earned Income Exclusion is an IRS exemption that expats can claim when they file their federal tax return that allows them to exclude the first around $100,000 of their earned income from US taxation.

Foreign Earned Income Exclusion News

The Foreign Earned Income Exclusion can only be used to exclude earned income. To claim it, expats must also meet IRS criteria to prove that they live abroad. Whether it’s the best exemption to claim depends on each expat’s circumstances.

Taxes for US Expats – What Income is Foreign Earned?

Taxes for US Expats – What Income is Foreign Earned?

  American expats are still required to file US taxes from abroad. This is because the US taxes based on citizenship, rather than on residence like most other countries. While the tax treaties that the US has with around 100 other countries don’t alleviate expats from having to pay US taxes, the IRS has put […]