THE WALL STREET JOURNAL
Most U.S. expat taxpayers are already using U.S. tax breaks on their income from foreign salaries to help lower their overall tax bill. These include the foreign-earned income exclusion and foreign housing deduction or allowance. However, U.S. expats are not always taking advantage of foreign tax credits that may be available for non-salary income such as on investments.
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