Foreign Earned Income and Housing Exclusions - 2018 Calculator

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This tax worksheet calculates the exclusion of foreign earned income and foreign housing deduction.

The tax home is in a foreign country and the taxpayer qualifies for the exclusions and deduction under either the bona fide residence test or the physical presence test to claim an exclusion or a deduction from gross income for the housing.

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  1. A portion of the taxpayer's housing expenses may be eligible for the foreign housing deduction.
  2. The taxpayer may also be eligible for unused exclusion from 2016 if any compensation related to 2016 (such as bonuses) was received in 2017.

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