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Publication 54 Chapter 4. Foreign Earned Income and Housing: Exclusion – Deduction Useful Items

Form 1040X, Amended U.S. Individual Income Tax Return
Individual taxpayers file this form to amend a tax return.

Form 2555, Foreign Earned Income
If you qualify, you can use this form to figure your foreign earned income exclusion and your housing exclusion or deduction. You cannot exclude or deduct more than your foreign earned income for the year.

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.

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 you determine your status and give you information you will need to file your U.S. tax return.

Publication 570, Tax Guide for Individuals With Income From U.S. Possessions
This publication discusses how to treat income received in U.S. possessions on your income tax return.

Publication 596, Earned Income Credit (EIC)
The earned income credit (EIC) is a tax credit for certain people who work and have earned income.

Publicación 596SP, Crédito por Ingreso del Trabajo (EIC)
Esta publicación explica el crédito por ingreso del trabajo (EIC, por sus siglas en inglés).

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