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Taxpayer worked in China from 2012-2016. He and his wife are US citizens and they own a home and a rental property in CA. He was recruited to work by a Chinese company and the contract ended in February 2016. He was given an official resient permit to live in China between 2012-2016. His wife did not move with him. She lives in CA and had CA source income between 2012-2016. Does the taxpayer have to include income earned outside of CA on their MFJ CA tax return if he was a resident of China? If the work performed was not in CA? Would you file the wife as a CA resident and he as a CA nonresident? If yes, why?