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Should I incorporate my BC company?

Question Hi I run a successful online marketing business in Vancouver that I have been involved with since 2002. I'm getting a lot of conflicting advice...

How do I file my late US tax returns as a...

Question Hello, I've lived in Canada for over 22 years and I haven't filed a US tax return since I moved here (Ontario). Is the IRS...

RRSP payment to UK resident withholding tax?

Question Hello, I moved from Canada in 2003 and left my RRSP in Canada. I'm planning on withdrawing $10,000 from the RRSP this year. How much...

Withdrawal of RRSP as a US Citizen and Resident

Question Hello, Just wanting to get some advice on withdrawing my RRSP to pay my house here in the US. I am a dual citizen...

Left Canada and moved to US – Deemed Disposition Rules

Question Great website!   Here is my situation...please let me know if you can help.  Thank you... I left Canada (XXXXXX) about 9 years ago (in XX)...

Gambling Refund Disallowed by the IRS

Question Phil, I know you don't know me from a hole in the ground and I know you are out to make money but I...

5 Years of past due Canadian tax returns.

Question Hi, I hope you can help. I've neglected to file my Canadian taxes for the last 5 years (please no lecture thanks....I know I've been...

Gambling US Tax Refund for Canadian

Question Hello Phil, I recently came back from a trip to Las Vegas where I won over $20,000 in winning on a slot machine (crazy since...

How to make you mortgage interest deductible – David Ingram video

I wanted to share this great video with everyone. In this video David Ingram answers a viewers email about how to make your mortgage...

Reduce the amount of tax withholdings from you paycheque

Question Dear Phil, I stumbled upon your website while searching internet for information on tax payments. My income tax is being deducted from each paycheck. My spouse...

Foreign Tax Credit for Taxes on Swiss Tax Returns

Question Hello, I lived in Switzerland for a few years and I failed to file my US returns. I'm a US citizen, currently residing in the...

US Citizen moving to Canada – Possible expatriation tax

Question Hello Mr. Hogan, I'll be moving from California to Canada in February of next year and I just wanted to get a sense for any...

Canadian non-resident selling property situated in Canada

Question I have owned a residence on Vancouver Island since 2003.  I used it as a seasonal residence for myself and wife (our two...

Moving to the US from Canada – Tax implications

Question Hi Phil, Thanks for a well-written and timely article on US-Canada cross border tax issues. I am one of the many working professionals who is about...

Canadian gifting money to their US citizen Son

Question Hello.. Can you please answer for me:  I am Canadian, and my grown son lives in the USA, and recently became a US...