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US employee on a multi year long business trip to China, but paid in the US. Do I get to claim Foreign Earned Income Exception?

As you know, because you have a history of being able to claim the FEIE and continue to reside in China, you meet the bona fide and physical presence tests for the FEIE. You of course must meet these ...
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US employee on a multi year long business trip to China, but paid in the US. Do I get to claim Foreign Earned Income Exception?

If you meet the physical presence test, you are entitled to the exclusion regardless of the visa you are on. I can't answer with respect to your Chinese tax obligation. There are many countries that ...
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German Tax Refund declaring foreign source income

Disclaimer: I'm not a lawyer and this is no legal advise In Germany income tax is based on your personal income, no matter from where it stems. So if you've earned money during 2016 abroad they ...
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Exemption for children in the USA: should I get an ITIN or a SSN for them?

In general, except for rare cases, you can only get an SSN when you are authorized to work. People on J-2 (including both spouses and children of the J-1) have the option to apply for EADs (note that ...
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Capital gains on US property while living abroad

For US taxes, you'll be able to utilize the capital gains tax exemption as long as you've lived in the house as your primary residence for 2 of the previous 5 years, which means you have 3 years to ...
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Netherlands acquiring 30% ruling after two months of starting the job

I have had the experience of getting the 30% ruling a while after I started working - so retroactive requests are not a problem (though they might be if you cross the boundary of a tax year; not sure ...
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Is the more you prove abroad income earnings the better you get a tax deduction or it's the opposite?

German tax office wants your world wide income to calculate the rate at which you are taxed for your German income. So you will pay more tax the higher your foreign income. On the other hand, not ...
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Are relocation expenses tax deductible in Germany for an Italy-Germany transfer (for job purposes)?

With this type of expenses it is always worth trying, so do as user149408 says in their comment and Save all your receipts and include the expenses, properly documented, in your first tax return ...
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My salary in France is 2000 euros net. What is my salary in hand after all deductions?

You are right that net means what you get on your account, health coverage, social security and retirement contributions are deducted. You still have to pay income taxes on that net income. The ...
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German Tax Refund declaring foreign source income

When they ask you to declare your income in Azerbaijan, you don't need to provide evidence that you cannot provide - what you say will be taken as true unless there is a reason to believe that you are ...
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Tax calculation in Norway for married couple

You can calculate your taxes using this webpage of the Norwegian tax authority: https://skattekalkulator.app.skatteetaten.no - switch to English in the upper right corner. This uses the same engine ...
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Net salary calculation in the UK

Assuming you are paying tax via pay as you earn (PAYE) indeed, the monthly net income should be the annual net income divided by 12. You seem to have been confused by the personal allowance. Yes, the "...
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Tax refund as a single in Germany

I am not a tax accountant, so take any numbers in my post with a grain of salt. All the below assumes all your income is from regular fulltime employment only. Tax bracket (Steuerklasse) does not ...
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Tax refund as a single in Germany

Your tax class will often make a significant difference to your tax return, but only because you overpaid through the year. The principle is that your employer withholds enough tax so that you cannot ...
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Taxation of a non resident-alien's passive income generated by interests and way of paying

The bank should withhold taxes on request. The issue would be with filing a return on your behalf, because tax preparation is a different business from banking. On the other hand, there should be no ...
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Expat moving out of the US filing tax return

A person living outside the US files US federal tax returns by mail to an address in Austin TX, as detailed in this US government IRS page. (If you're still in the US in April 2019 when your 2018 tax ...
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Previous company mis-calculated my taxes, Tax office now demands I pay

TL;DR: You'll probably need to pay, but see a lawyer if it's a lot of money. Did anyone face this problem before and what did you do? Not this specific problem and not in the Netherlands, but I do ...
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Does foreign earned, excluded income count as gross income for the filing requirement?

Yes, the excluded income counts towards the filing requirement. From IRS Publication 54, Chapter 1, Section "Filing Requirements": For purposes of determining whether you must file a return, gross ...
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