If you are a U.S. citizen or resident alien, you must report income from sources outside the United States (foreign income) on your tax return
unless it is exempt by U.S. law. This is true whether you reside inside or outside the United States and whether or not you receive a Form W-2
or 1099 from the foreign payer. This applies to earned income (such as wages and tips) as well as unearned income (such as interest, dividends,
capital gains, pensions, rents, and royalties).
If you reside outside the United States, you may be able to exclude part or all of your foreign source earned income. For details, see Publication 54,
Tax Guide for U.S. Citizens and Resident Aliens Abroad.
Photographs of missing children.
The Internal Revenue Service is a proud partner with the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. Photographs of missing children
selected by the Center may appear in this publication on pages that would otherwise be blank. You can help bring these children home by looking at the
photographs and calling 1-800-THE-LOST (1-800-843-5678) if you recognize a child.
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