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Where file 1040x Publication 54 - Introductory Material Table of Contents Future Developments What's New Reminders IntroductionOrdering forms and publications. Where file 1040x Tax questions. Where file 1040x Future Developments For the latest information about developments related to Publication 54, such as legislation enacted after it was published, go to www. Where file 1040x irs. Where file 1040x gov/pub54. Where file 1040x What's New Exclusion amount. Where file 1040x  The maximum foreign earned income exclusion is adjusted annually for inflation. Where file 1040x For 2013, the maximum exclusion has increased to $97,600. Where file 1040x See Limit on Excludable Amount under Foreign Earned Income Exclusion in chapter 4. Where file 1040x Housing expenses — base amount. Where file 1040x  The computation of the base housing amount (line 32 of Form 2555) is tied to the maximum foreign earned income exclusion. Where file 1040x The amount is 16 percent of the exclusion amount (computed on a daily basis), multiplied by the number of days in your qualifying period that fall within your 2013 tax year. Where file 1040x For 2013, this amount is $42. Where file 1040x 78 per day ($15,616 per year). Where file 1040x See Housing Amount under Foreign Housing Exclusion and Deduction in chapter 4. Where file 1040x Housing expenses — maximum amount. Where file 1040x  The amount of qualified housing expenses eligible for the housing exclusion and housing deduction has changed for some locations. Where file 1040x See Limit on housing expenses under Foreign Housing Exclusion and Deduction in chapter 4. Where file 1040x Filing requirements. Where file 1040x  Generally, the amount of income you can receive before you must file an income tax return has increased. Where file 1040x These amounts are shown in chapter 1 under Filing Requirements . Where file 1040x Self-employment tax rate. Where file 1040x  For 2013, the self-employment tax rate of 13. Where file 1040x 3% has increased to 15. Where file 1040x 3%. Where file 1040x The maximum amount of net earnings from self-employment that is subject to the social security part of the self-employment tax has increased to $113,700. Where file 1040x All net earnings are subject to the Medicare part of the tax. Where file 1040x For more information, see chapter 3. Where file 1040x IRA limitations for 2013. Where file 1040x . Where file 1040x  The 2013 contribution limit to an IRA has increased to $5,500 ($6,500 if age 50 or older). Where file 1040x You may be able to take an IRA deduction if you were covered by a retirement plan and your 2013 modified adjusted gross income (AGI) is less than $69,000 ($115,000 if married filing jointly or a qualifying widow(er)). Where file 1040x If your spouse was covered by a retirement plan, but you were not, you may be able to take an IRA deduction if your 2013 modified AGI is less than $188,000. Where file 1040x See the Instructions for Form 1040 or the Instructions for Form 1040A for details and exceptions. Where file 1040x Reminders Figuring tax on income not excluded. Where file 1040x  If you claim the foreign earned income exclusion, the housing exclusion, or both, you must figure the tax on your nonexcluded income using the tax rates that would have applied had you not claimed the exclusions. Where file 1040x See the Instructions for Form 1040 and complete the Foreign Earned Income Tax Worksheet to figure the amount of tax to enter on Form 1040, line 44. Where file 1040x If you must attach Form 6251 to your return, use the Foreign Earned Income Tax Worksheet provided in the Instructions for Form 6251. Where file 1040x Form 8938. Where file 1040x  If you had foreign financial assets in 2013, you may have to file Form 8938 with your return. Where file 1040x See Form 8938 in chapter 1. Where file 1040x Change of address. Where file 1040x  If you change your home mailing address, notify the Internal Revenue Service using Form 8822, Change of Address. Where file 1040x If you are changing your business address, use Form 8822-B, Change of Address or Responsible Party—Business. Where file 1040x Photographs of missing children. Where file 1040x  The Internal Revenue Service is a proud partner with the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. Where file 1040x Photographs of missing children selected by the Center may appear in this publication on pages that would otherwise be blank. Where file 1040x You can help bring these children home by looking at the photographs and calling 1-800-THE-LOST (1-800-843-5678) if you recognize a child. Where file 1040x Introduction This publication discusses special tax rules for U. Where file 1040x S. Where file 1040x citizens and resident aliens who work abroad or who have income earned in foreign countries. Where file 1040x If you are a U. Where file 1040x S. Where file 1040x citizen or resident alien, your worldwide income generally is subject to U. Where file 1040x S. Where file 1040x income tax, regardless of where you are living. Where file 1040x Also, you are subject to the same income tax filing requirements that apply to U. Where file 1040x S. Where file 1040x citizens or resident aliens living in the United States. Where file 1040x Expatriation tax provisions apply to U. Where file 1040x S. Where file 1040x citizens who have renounced their citizenship and long-term residents who have ended their residency. Where file 1040x These provisions are discussed in chapter 4 of Publication 519, U. Where file 1040x S. Where file 1040x Tax Guide for Aliens. Where file 1040x Resident alien. Where file 1040x   A resident alien is an individual who is not a citizen or national of the United States and who meets either the green card test or the substantial presence test for the calendar year. Where file 1040x Green card test. Where file 1040x You are a U. Where file 1040x S. Where file 1040x resident if you were a lawful permanent resident of the United States at any time during the calendar year. Where file 1040x This is known as the green card test because resident aliens hold immigrant visas (also known as green cards). Where file 1040x Substantial presence test. Where file 1040x You are considered a U. Where file 1040x S. Where file 1040x resident if you meet the substantial presence test for the calendar year. Where file 1040x To meet this test, you must be physically present in the United States on at least: 31 days during the current calendar year, and A total of 183 days during the current year and the 2 preceding years, counting all the days of physical presence in the current year, but only 1/3 the number of days of presence in the first preceding year, and only 1/6 the number of days in the second preceding year. Where file 1040x Example. Where file 1040x You were physically present in the United States on 120 days in each of the years 2011, 2012, and 2013. Where file 1040x To determine if you meet the substantial presence test for 2013, count the full 120 days of presence in 2013, 40 days in 2012 (1/3 of 120), and 20 days in 2011 (1/6 of 120). Where file 1040x Because the total for the 3-year period is 180 days, you are not considered a resident under the substantial presence test for 2013. Where file 1040x   For more information on resident and nonresident status, the tests for residence, and the exceptions to them, see Publication 519. Where file 1040x Filing information. Where file 1040x    Chapter 1 contains general filing information, such as: Whether you must file a U. Where file 1040x S. Where file 1040x tax return, When and where to file your return, How to report your income if it is paid in foreign currency, How to treat a nonresident alien spouse as a U. Where file 1040x S. Where file 1040x resident, and Whether you must pay estimated tax. Where file 1040x Withholding tax. Where file 1040x    Chapter 2 discusses the withholding of income, social security, and Medicare taxes from the pay of U. Where file 1040x S. Where file 1040x citizens and resident aliens. Where file 1040x Self-employment tax. Where file 1040x    Chapter 3 discusses who must pay self-employment tax. Where file 1040x Foreign earned income exclusion and housing exclusion and deduction. Where file 1040x    Chapter 4 discusses income tax benefits that apply if you meet certain requirements while living abroad. Where file 1040x You may qualify to treat up to $97,600 of your income as not taxable by the United States. Where file 1040x You also may be able to either deduct part of your housing expenses from your income or treat a limited amount of income used for housing expenses as not taxable by the United States. Where file 1040x These benefits are called the foreign earned income exclusion and the foreign housing deduction and exclusion. Where file 1040x   To qualify for either of the exclusions or the deduction, you must have a tax home in a foreign country and earn income from personal services performed in a foreign country. Where file 1040x These rules are explained in chapter 4. Where file 1040x   If you are going to exclude or deduct your income as discussed above, you must file Form 2555, Foreign Earned Income, or Form 2555-EZ, Foreign Earned Income Exclusion. Where file 1040x Exemptions, deductions, and credits. Where file 1040x    Chapter 5 discusses exemptions, deductions, and credits you may be able to claim on your return. Where file 1040x These are generally the same as if you were living in the United States. Where file 1040x However, if you choose to exclude foreign earned income or housing amounts, you cannot deduct or exclude any item or take a credit for any item that is related to the amounts you exclude. Where file 1040x Among the topics discussed in chapter 5 are: Exemptions, Contributions to foreign organizations, Foreign moving expenses, Contributions to individual retirement arrangements (IRAs), and Foreign taxes. Where file 1040x Tax treaty benefits. Where file 1040x    Chapter 6 discusses some benefits that are common to most tax treaties and explains how to get help if you think you are not receiving a treaty benefit to which you are entitled. Where file 1040x It also explains how to get copies of tax treaties. Where file 1040x How to get tax help. Where file 1040x    Chapter 7 is an explanation of how to get information and assistance from the IRS. Where file 1040x Questions and answers. Where file 1040x   Frequently asked questions and answers to those questions are presented in the back of the publication. Where file 1040x Comments and suggestions. Where file 1040x   We welcome your comments about this publication and your suggestions for future editions. Where file 1040x   You can write to us at the following address: Internal Revenue Service Tax Forms and Publications Division 1111 Constitution Ave. Where file 1040x NW, IR-6526 Washington, DC 20224   We respond to many letters by telephone. Where file 1040x Therefore, it would be helpful if you would include your daytime phone number, including the area code, in your correspondence. Where file 1040x   You can send us comments from www. Where file 1040x irs. Where file 1040x gov/formspubs/. 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Where file 1040x Publication 1542 - Introductory Material Table of Contents What's New IntroductionOrdering forms and publications. Where file 1040x Tax questions. Where file 1040x What's New Future developments. Where file 1040x  The IRS has created a page on IRS. Where file 1040x gov for information about Publication 1542, at www. Where file 1040x irs. Where file 1040x gov/pub1542. Where file 1040x Information about any future developments affecting Publication 1542 (such as legislation enacted after we release it) will be posted on that page. Where file 1040x Introduction This publication is for employers who pay a per diem allowance to employees for business travel away from home within the continental United States (CONUS) (the 48 contiguous states), on or after October 1, 2010, and before January 1, 2011. Where file 1040x It gives the maximum per diem rate you can use without treating part of the per diem allowance as wages for tax purposes. Where file 1040x For a detailed discussion on the tax treatment of a per diem allowance, see chapter 11 of Publication 535, Business Expenses, or Revenue Procedure 2011-47, 2011-42 I. Where file 1040x R. Where file 1040x B. Where file 1040x 520, which can be found on the Internet at www. Where file 1040x irs. Where file 1040x gov/irb/2011-42_IRB/ar12. Where file 1040x html. Where file 1040x Per diem rates on the Internet. Where file 1040x   You will find links to per diem rates at www. Where file 1040x gsa. Where file 1040x gov/perdiem, including links to: CONUS per diem rates; Per diem rates for areas outside the continental United States (OCONUS), such as Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, and U. Where file 1040x S. Where file 1040x possessions; and Foreign per diem rates. Where file 1040x Publication 1542 revisions. Where file 1040x   Publication 1542 is available only on the Internet at IRS. Where file 1040x gov. Where file 1040x Print copies can no longer be ordered. Where file 1040x   During the year, as changes to the federal per diem rates (updates) are announced by the General Services Administration (GSA), we will incorporate the changes into Publication 1542. Where file 1040x An article on IRS. Where file 1040x gov will alert you to which locations have updated rates. Where file 1040x To reach these articles, go to www. Where file 1040x irs. Where file 1040x gov/formspubs and click on “Changes to Current Tax Products,” under Important Changes. Where file 1040x You will find the new rates in Table 4. Where file 1040x   We will also incorporate mid-year changes to the high-low rates into Publication 1542. Where file 1040x You will be alerted to these changes by a similar article on IRS. Where file 1040x gov and can find the changes in Table 2 of the revised publication. Where file 1040x   The annual changes, both federal per diem and high-low rates, will be incorporated into the publication as soon as possible after being announced by GSA and the IRS. Where file 1040x The annual issue of the publication should be available each year in mid- to late-October. Where file 1040x Comments and suggestions. Where file 1040x   We welcome your comments about this publication and your suggestions for future editions. Where file 1040x   You can write to us at the following address: Internal Revenue Service Individual Forms and Publications Branch SE:W:CAR:MP:T:I 1111 Constitution Ave. Where file 1040x NW, IR-6526 Washington, DC 20224   We respond to many letters by telephone. Where file 1040x Therefore, it would be helpful if you would include your daytime phone number, including the area code, in your correspondence. Where file 1040x   You can email us at taxforms@irs. Where file 1040x gov. Where file 1040x Please put “Publications Comment” on the subject line. Where file 1040x You can also send us comments from www. Where file 1040x irs. Where file 1040x gov/formspubs/, select “Comment on Tax Forms and Publications” under “Information about. Where file 1040x ”   Although we cannot respond individually to each comment received, we do appreciate your feedback and will consider your comments as we revise our tax products. Where file 1040x Ordering forms and publications. Where file 1040x   Visit www. Where file 1040x irs. Where file 1040x gov/formspubs/ to download forms and publications, call 1-800-829-3676, or write to the address below and receive a response within 10 days after your request is received. Where file 1040x Internal Revenue Service 1201 N. Where file 1040x Mitsubishi Motorway Bloomington, IL 61705-6613 Tax questions. Where file 1040x   If you have a tax question, check the information available on IRS. Where file 1040x gov or call 1-800-829-1040. Where file 1040x We cannot answer tax questions sent to either of the above addresses. Where file 1040x Prev  Up  Next   Home   More Online Publications