If the federal tax you pay depends on where you are physically located, then COVID-19 likely has thrown a wrench in your physical tax location (and tax situation).
If you were living abroad and had to return to the U.S. because of COVID-19, you may wonder if you’ll have a big tax bill for failing to meet the foreign earned income exclusion requirements.
If you are a non-resident alien who got stuck in the U.S. because of COVID-19, you may be worried that the IRS will consider you a U.S. resident for tax purposes—thereby allowing Uncle Sam to tax your worldwide income.
Here’s good news. The IRS has provided relief in both circumstances if you qualify. ... Log in to view full article.