Form 2555 (2008) Page 3
Summary: This is an example of Form 2555 (2006), page 3, with items included as described in the text. Additionally, the following line items have been completed:
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Part V: All Taxpayers
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27. Enter the amount from line 26
field contains 89,000 
Are you claiming the housing exclusion or housing deduction? Yes. Complete Part VI.
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Part VI: Taxpayers Claiming the Housing Exclusion and/or Deduction
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29. Number of days in your qualifying period that fall within your 2004 tax year (see instructions)
field contains 366 days 
30. Multiply $31.64 by the number of days on line 29. If 366 is entered on line 29, enter $11,581.00 here
field contains 11,581 
31. Subtract line 30 from line 28. If the result is zero or less, do not complete the rest of this part or any of Part IX
field contains 18,419 
32. Enter employerprovided amounts (see instructions)
field contains 89,000 
33. Divide line 32 by line 27. Enter the result as a decimal (rounded to at least three places), but do not enter more than 1.000
field contains 1.000 
34. Housing exclusion. Multiply line 31 by line 33. Enter the result but do not enter more than the amount on line 32. Also, complete Part VIA
field contains 18,419
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Part VII: Taxpayer Claiming the Foreign Earned Income Exclusion
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36. If you completed Part VI, enter the number from line 29.
field contains 366 days 
37. If line 36 and the number of days in your 2004 tax year (usually 366) are the same, enter 1.000.
field contains 1.000 
38. Multiply line 35 by line 37
field contains 80,000 
39. Subtract line 34 from line 27
field contains 70,581 
40. Foreign earned income exclusion. Enter the smaller of line 38 or line 39. Also complete Part VIA
field contains 70,581
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