topic How to claim a foreign tax credit, but not &quot;foreign income exclusion&quot;? (married joint filing) in Get your taxes done using TurboTax https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/taxes/discussion/how-to-claim-a-foreign-tax-credit-but-not-foreign-income-exclusion-married-joint-filing/01/1669259#M592255 <P>We are doing a married joint filing, I am working in U.S, my wife is working in a foreign country.</P><P>Is there a way that we do NOT claim the "foreign income exclusion", but still get form 2555 filled</P><P>in TurboTax?</P><P>&nbsp;</P><P>Here is what we got:</P><P>Search for "foreign income" -&gt; "Jump to foreign income" -&gt; Fill out the wage amounts -&gt; "Whose Foreign Income Would You Like to Try and Exclude?</P><P>&nbsp;</P><P>If we choose my wife and pass the presence test, then we will have to claim the foreign income exclusion. If we choose "none of us", then we cannot even get form 2555 and input the foreign income.</P><P>&nbsp;</P><P>Put it in short words, we just want to find a way to make sure the form 2555 line 37 to be zero.</P><P>&nbsp;</P><P>Thanks a lot!</P> Sat, 11 Jul 2020 06:18:02 GMT janepencil 2020-07-11T06:18:02Z How to claim a foreign tax credit, but not "foreign income exclusion"? (married joint filing) https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/taxes/discussion/how-to-claim-a-foreign-tax-credit-but-not-foreign-income-exclusion-married-joint-filing/01/1669259#M592255 <P>We are doing a married joint filing, I am working in U.S, my wife is working in a foreign country.</P><P>Is there a way that we do NOT claim the "foreign income exclusion", but still get form 2555 filled</P><P>in TurboTax?</P><P>&nbsp;</P><P>Here is what we got:</P><P>Search for "foreign income" -&gt; "Jump to foreign income" -&gt; Fill out the wage amounts -&gt; "Whose Foreign Income Would You Like to Try and Exclude?</P><P>&nbsp;</P><P>If we choose my wife and pass the presence test, then we will have to claim the foreign income exclusion. If we choose "none of us", then we cannot even get form 2555 and input the foreign income.</P><P>&nbsp;</P><P>Put it in short words, we just want to find a way to make sure the form 2555 line 37 to be zero.</P><P>&nbsp;</P><P>Thanks a lot!</P> Sat, 11 Jul 2020 06:18:02 GMT https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/taxes/discussion/how-to-claim-a-foreign-tax-credit-but-not-foreign-income-exclusion-married-joint-filing/01/1669259#M592255 janepencil 2020-07-11T06:18:02Z Re: How to claim a foreign tax credit, but not "foreign income exclusion"? (married joint filing) https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/taxes/discussion/re-how-to-claim-a-foreign-tax-credit-but-not-foreign-income-exclusion-married-joint-filing/01/1669293#M592270 <P>Sorry, I think my real question is, how to get form 1116 without form 2555.</P> Sat, 11 Jul 2020 07:33:26 GMT https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/taxes/discussion/re-how-to-claim-a-foreign-tax-credit-but-not-foreign-income-exclusion-married-joint-filing/01/1669293#M592270 janepencil 2020-07-11T07:33:26Z Re: How to claim a foreign tax credit, but not "foreign income exclusion"? (married joint filing) https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/taxes/discussion/re-how-to-claim-a-foreign-tax-credit-but-not-foreign-income-exclusion-married-joint-filing/01/1669888#M592522 <P><SPAN style="font-size:14px"><SPAN style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif">If using TurboTax online, you will need to enter your foreign wages as "other miscellaneous income".</SPAN></SPAN></P> <P>&nbsp;</P> <P><SPAN style="font-size:14px"><SPAN style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif">To do this follow these steps:</SPAN></SPAN></P> <UL> <LI><SPAN style="font-size:14px"><SPAN style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif">Click on <STRONG>Wages &amp; Income&nbsp;</STRONG></SPAN></SPAN></LI> <LI><SPAN style="font-size:14px"><SPAN style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif">Click on <STRONG>Show more</STRONG> beside <STRONG>Less Common Income</STRONG></SPAN></SPAN></LI> <LI><SPAN style="font-size:14px"><SPAN style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif">Click on <STRONG>Start </STRONG>(or Revisit) for <STRONG>Miscellaneous Income, 1099-A, 1099-C</STRONG></SPAN></SPAN></LI> <LI><SPAN style="font-size:14px"><SPAN style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif">Answer <STRONG>yes </STRONG>to the first question and then provide a description such as "Foreign Wages" and the amount of total foreign income here.&nbsp;<EM> If you and your spouse both had income from a foreign employer, enter the combined total here.&nbsp;</EM></SPAN></SPAN></LI> </UL> <P><SPAN style="font-size:14px"><SPAN style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif">After you have entered the income here, to be reported as income on your tax return, follow these steps to enter the taxes paid:</SPAN></SPAN></P> <OL> <LI><SPAN style="font-size:14px"><SPAN style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><SPAN style="color:#2d3338">Click on&nbsp;<STRONG>Deductions &amp; Credits</STRONG>&nbsp;(either in the center of the program or across the top)</SPAN></SPAN></SPAN></LI> <LI><SPAN style="font-size:14px"><SPAN style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><SPAN style="color:#2d3338">Click on&nbsp;<STRONG>Show more</STRONG>&nbsp;beside&nbsp;<STRONG>Estimates and other Taxes Paid</STRONG></SPAN></SPAN></SPAN></LI> <LI><SPAN style="font-size:14px"><SPAN style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><SPAN style="color:#2d3338">Click on&nbsp;<STRONG>Start&nbsp;</STRONG>beside&nbsp;Foreign Taxes.</SPAN></SPAN></SPAN></LI> <LI><SPAN style="font-size:14px"><SPAN style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><SPAN style="color:#2d3338">Follow the prompts.&nbsp; <EM>Be sure to enter the same income amount here </EM>- here the income amount is just used in the credit computation but does not get entered as income on your actual tax return.</SPAN></SPAN></SPAN></LI> <LI><SPAN style="font-size:14px"><SPAN style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><SPAN style="color:#2d3338">Note that your taxes paid on your foreign wages are <STRONG>General Category Income.</STRONG></SPAN></SPAN></SPAN></LI> </OL> <P>&nbsp;</P> <P>&nbsp;</P> Sat, 11 Jul 2020 17:29:53 GMT https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/taxes/discussion/re-how-to-claim-a-foreign-tax-credit-but-not-foreign-income-exclusion-married-joint-filing/01/1669888#M592522 SusanY1 2020-07-11T17:29:53Z Re: How to claim a foreign tax credit, but not "foreign income exclusion"? (married joint filing) https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/taxes/discussion/re-how-to-claim-a-foreign-tax-credit-but-not-foreign-income-exclusion-married-joint-filing/01/1670002#M592572 <P>Got it! So we need to claim foreign income and tax credit separately.&nbsp;</P><P>Thank you very much!</P> Sat, 11 Jul 2020 18:14:03 GMT https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/taxes/discussion/re-how-to-claim-a-foreign-tax-credit-but-not-foreign-income-exclusion-married-joint-filing/01/1670002#M592572 janepencil 2020-07-11T18:14:03Z
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<P>We are doing a married joint filing, I am working in U.S, my wife is working in a foreign country.</P><P>Is there a way that we do NOT claim the "foreign income exclusion", but still get form 2555 filled</P><P>in TurboTax?</P><P>&nbsp;</P><P>Here is what we got:</P><P>Search for "foreign income" -&gt; "Jump to foreign income" -&gt; Fill out the wage amounts -&gt; "Whose Foreign Income Would You Like to Try and Exclude?</P><P>&nbsp;</P><P>If we choose my wife and pass the presence test, then we will have to claim the foreign income exclusion. If we choose "none of us", then we cannot even get form 2555 and input the foreign income.</P><P>&nbsp;</P><P>Put it in short words, we just want to find a way to make sure the form 2555 line 37 to be zero.</P><P>&nbsp;</P><P>Thanks a lot!</P>
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<P>We are doing a married joint filing, I am working in U.S, my wife is working in a foreign country.</P><P>Is there a way that we do NOT claim the "foreign income exclusion", but still get form 2555 filled</P><P>in TurboTax?</P><P>&nbsp;</P><P>Here is what we got:</P><P>Search for "foreign income" -&gt; "Jump to foreign income" -&gt; Fill out the wage amounts -&gt; "Whose Foreign Income Would You Like to Try and Exclude?</P><P>&nbsp;</P><P>If we choose my wife and pass the presence test, then we will have to claim the foreign income exclusion. If we choose "none of us", then we cannot even get form 2555 and input the foreign income.</P><P>&nbsp;</P><P>Put it in short words, we just want to find a way to make sure the form 2555 line 37 to be zero.</P><P>&nbsp;</P><P>Thanks a lot!</P>
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<P>Sorry, I think my real question is, how to get form 1116 without form 2555.</P>
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<P><SPAN style="font-size:14px"><SPAN style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif">If using TurboTax online, you will need to enter your foreign wages as "other miscellaneous income".</SPAN></SPAN></P> <P>&nbsp;</P> <P><SPAN style="font-size:14px"><SPAN style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif">To do this follow these steps:</SPAN></SPAN></P> <UL> <LI><SPAN style="font-size:14px"><SPAN style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif">Click on <STRONG>Wages &amp; Income&nbsp;</STRONG></SPAN></SPAN></LI> <LI><SPAN style="font-size:14px"><SPAN style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif">Click on <STRONG>Show more</STRONG> beside <STRONG>Less Common Income</STRONG></SPAN></SPAN></LI> <LI><SPAN style="font-size:14px"><SPAN style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif">Click on <STRONG>Start </STRONG>(or Revisit) for <STRONG>Miscellaneous Income, 1099-A, 1099-C</STRONG></SPAN></SPAN></LI> <LI><SPAN style="font-size:14px"><SPAN style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif">Answer <STRONG>yes </STRONG>to the first question and then provide a description such as "Foreign Wages" and the amount of total foreign income here.&nbsp;<EM> If you and your spouse both had income from a foreign employer, enter the combined total here.&nbsp;</EM></SPAN></SPAN></LI> </UL> <P><SPAN style="font-size:14px"><SPAN style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif">After you have entered the income here, to be reported as income on your tax return, follow these steps to enter the taxes paid:</SPAN></SPAN></P> <OL> <LI><SPAN style="font-size:14px"><SPAN style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><SPAN style="color:#2d3338">Click on&nbsp;<STRONG>Deductions &amp; Credits</STRONG>&nbsp;(either in the center of the program or across the top)</SPAN></SPAN></SPAN></LI> <LI><SPAN style="font-size:14px"><SPAN style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><SPAN style="color:#2d3338">Click on&nbsp;<STRONG>Show more</STRONG>&nbsp;beside&nbsp;<STRONG>Estimates and other Taxes Paid</STRONG></SPAN></SPAN></SPAN></LI> <LI><SPAN style="font-size:14px"><SPAN style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><SPAN style="color:#2d3338">Click on&nbsp;<STRONG>Start&nbsp;</STRONG>beside&nbsp;Foreign Taxes.</SPAN></SPAN></SPAN></LI> <LI><SPAN style="font-size:14px"><SPAN style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><SPAN style="color:#2d3338">Follow the prompts.&nbsp; <EM>Be sure to enter the same income amount here </EM>- here the income amount is just used in the credit computation but does not get entered as income on your actual tax return.</SPAN></SPAN></SPAN></LI> <LI><SPAN style="font-size:14px"><SPAN style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><SPAN style="color:#2d3338">Note that your taxes paid on your foreign wages are <STRONG>General Category Income.</STRONG></SPAN></SPAN></SPAN></LI> </OL> <P>&nbsp;</P> <P>&nbsp;</P>
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<P>Got it! So we need to claim foreign income and tax credit separately.&nbsp;</P><P>Thank you very much!</P>
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