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International Tax Lunch: Foreign Earned Income Exclusion and How to Prepare Form 2555 Webinar


April 19
3:00 - 4:00 p.m.

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PICPA Member: $49 | Nonmember: $79

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This webinar is hosted by PICPA's partner, The California Society of CPAs. After registering, you will receive an email from the California Society with the log-in information.


  • Determine Foreign Earned Income Exclusion eligibility.
  • Identify how to prepare Form 2555 to take advantage of the exclusion.


  • Section 911
  • Foreign source vs domestic source earned income
  • Bona fide resident test
  • Physical presence test


Philip D. W. Hodgen is the principal attorney for Hodgen Law Group, which specializes in the international tax arena. He earned his undergraduate degree from Claremont McKenna College and his law degree from the School of Law at the University of California, Los Angeles. He then went on to earn a Master of Laws degree with a specialty in taxation from the University of San Diego School of Law.   Admitted to the California bar in 1982, Mr. Hodgen spent nine years in law firms and with a large U.S. bank before starting his own firm in 1991. For six years of his youth, he lived in Rhodesia, South Africa and New Zealand.   Mr. Hodgen is a past chair of the International Tax Committee of the State Bar of California's Tax Section and was a member of the Executive Committee of the State Bar of California's Tax Section for 2004-2007.   Mr. Hodgen frequently speaks on a variety of international tax, trust and estate topics to attorneys, accountants, real estate professionals and other groups.

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