What Is the Foreign Housing Exclusion? A Guide for Expats

The Foreign Housing Exclusion, sometimes referred to as the Foreign Housing Allowance or Foreign Housing Deduction, is a lesser-known money saver that can help limit expats’ tax liability. With appropriate preparation and a little foresight, this exclusion can increase the affordability of living overseas. And better yet, if you’re planning on using the Foreign Earned […]

Bona Fide Residence Test Errors

Five Common Errors Expats Make With the Bona Fide Residence Test

The Foreign Earned Income Exclusion (FEIE) is a money-saving deduction that many expats can qualify for. In order to do so, you have to use either the bona fide residence test or the physical presence test. The bona fide residence test usually seems straightforward at first glance. Unfortunately, like so many expat tax-related issues, it’s […]