Internal Revenue Service United States Department of the Treasury
Level Basic Advanced Military International

Military Income Workout

Combat Zone Exclusion

Case Study 4: Combat Zone Exclusion

John Campbell, a U.S. Marine, served time in Iraq in 2019 in support of anti-terrorist missions. He returned in February 2020 and is trying to determine how much of his pay he can exclude under the rules for the combat zone exclusion. Follow this conversation and think about the questions you would ask John.

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