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Americans Abroad: The Foreign Earned Income Exclusion (Form 2555) (4173008A)

Date:Thursday, February 8, 2018
Time:11:30AM - 12:30PM
(Registration at 11:00AM)
Facility:Webcast or Webinar, Online
CPE Credit:1.0 Technical Business
Instructor: Philip D. Hodgen
Vendor:California CPA Education Foundation
Course Level:Overview
Early Bird Price:$30.00 FICPA Members, $45.00 Non-Members


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.

  • 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

Who Should Attend:

Tax practitioners advising U.S. taxpayers on foreign tax issues or preparing income tax returns for Americans abroad.


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