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shaw5588
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I am a Dept of Defense civilian employee that was deployed for 178 days. Is the income earned during those 178 days considered foreign earned income and is it taxable?

 
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Karen1209
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I am a Dept of Defense civilian employee that was deployed for 178 days. Is the income earned during those 178 days considered foreign earned income and is it taxable?

Yes, the income is taxable, but not as foreign income.  Please refer to this IRS link Civilian Employees Stationed Abroad for details.

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Karen1209
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I am a Dept of Defense civilian employee that was deployed for 178 days. Is the income earned during those 178 days considered foreign earned income and is it taxable?

Yes, the income is taxable, but not as foreign income.  Please refer to this IRS link Civilian Employees Stationed Abroad for details.

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