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Other Items Related to Form 2555

Form 673, Statement for Claiming Exemption From Withholding on Foreign Earned Income Eligible for the Exclusions Provided by Section 911
File this form with your U.S. employer to claim an exemption from U.S. income tax withholding on wages earned abroad to the extent of the foreign earned income exclusion and foreign housing exclusion.

Form 1040, U.S. Individual Income Tax Return
Annual income tax return filed by citizens or residents of the United States.

Form 2555-EZ, Foreign Earned Income Exclusion
If you qualify, you can use this form instead of Form 2555, Foreign Earned Income, to figure your foreign earned income exclusion. You cannot exclude more than your foreign earned income for the year.

Form 8801, Credit for Prior Year Minimum Tax—Individuals, Estates, and Trusts
Individuals, estates, and trusts use this form to figure the minimum tax credit, if any, for alternative minimum tax (AMT) they incurred in prior tax years and to figure any credit carryforward to next year.

Form 8867, Paid Preparer's Earned Income Credit Checklist
This form is used by paid preparers of federal income tax returns or claims for refund involving the earned income credit (EIC) who must meet the due diligence requirements in determining if the taxpayer is eligible for, and the amount of, the EIC.

Publication 54, Tax Guide for U.S. Citizens and Resident Aliens Abroad
This publication discusses special tax rules for U.S. citizens and resident aliens who work abroad or who have income earned in foreign countries.

Publication 519, U.S. Tax Guide for Aliens
For tax purposes, an alien is an individual who is not a U.S. citizen. Aliens are classified as nonresident aliens and resident aliens. This publication will help to determine an individual's status and gives information needed to file returns.

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