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Subject: Re: basic question on foreign income Date: 7/5/2014 10:57 AM
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Thanks for all the help. No, her employer doesn't provide help. She's a teacher at a private school. She just left Vietnam (btw she paid 20% in income taxes) and is now home for a little over a month, then she is moving to Germany to teach.

She was born and raised in Georgia and uses my address for her permanent residence so I was pretty confused about the non-resident thing.


Based solely on the information above, your daughter might not qualify for the foreign income exclusion as she might not have met either the bona-fide residence or physical presence tests at the federal level. It's even less certain that she has relinquished her GA residency. I would strongly advise consulting a local tax professional to resolve her tax residency status.

re: voting. I don't think she has voted since she went overseas (but I could be wrong). In any case, she voted here about 3 years ago and that may have been enough for the feds. She got a jury summons for federal court for August 4. She leaves the US August 10, so I guess she will be dismissed.</i.

Voting is only an indicator of residency. There is a presumption that you are a resident where you vote. Failure to vote (or to register to vote) does not suggest that you are a non-resident.

Ira
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