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Foreign Earned Income Exclusion Act

1. You are setting up a branch for your international trading group in Dubai in the United Arab Emirates. You have other branches all over the world. You're deciding what days to be open in the Middle East many of your employees will be local citizens. The weekend in the Middle East is Friday and Saturday. You're buying and selling oil and fuel you need to be open the days and hours to accommodate your international operations in Asia, Europe and the U.S. What days of the week and hours should your Dubai office be open and what are the reasons for the choices you have made?

2. Almost every year a member of congress tries to introduce a bill to repeal the 9-11 Foreign Earned Income Exclusion Act. In response members of the American Business councils from around the world descend on Washington to lobby to keep the act in place. Why is this act important for American business overseas? What could be some of the consequences if the act was repealed?

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1. In order to accommodate your international operations in Asia, Europe and the U.S. the days of the week and hours should your Dubai office be open will need to be Sundays to Thursdays from as early as 7a.m to as late as 8pm or even later. The reasons for the choices I have made is that first, Dubai is a ...

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