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I'm a green card holder and my wife is a F1 student from China, and we are filing our tax return jointly this year.

My wife doesn't have any income, and I wonder if we can still claim the $5,000 tax exemption under the US-China tax treaty article 20 since we file jointly.

Thanks!

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No. As far as I know, that treaty provision only applies to the international student's income.

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