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Canadian Corporation Doing Business in the US

Question I am an accountant in and have tried to call the IRS to determine what my client will require in forms and cannot...

US Citizen living in Canada going business in Canada and the...

Question Mr. Hogan I’m 59 years old and a US Citizen and Canadian Permanent Resident. For the last 10 years, I’ve been an employee of a US...

Not filing for US purposes…in Canada for 48 years.

Question Just had a call from my father about filing US tax returns.  I am a US citizen who has lived in Canada for...

Gift to US resident taxpayer (US Citizen) from a Canadian Parent

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

Scientific Research and Experimental Development Program

Canada’s Scientific Research and Experimental Development program (SR&ED) is a federally-funded program administered by the Canada Revenue Agency which, through tax-incentives like tax credits...

Tax Consequences of Emigrating (leaving) from Canada

Can Canadians be subjected to tax consequences even after emigrating from Canada to the United States? According to the law firm Chang and...

Canada Revenue Agency Voluntary Disclosure Program

The Canada Revenue Agency’s Voluntary Disclosure Program offers a unique opportunity for a “do over” for individuals who want to correct past mistakes or...

Summary of the IRS Voluntary Disclosure and Amnesty Program

The following article is a summary of the IRS Voluntary Disclosure and Amnesty program, specifically the new internal guidance procedure targeting those with foreign...

How to deal with an IRS audit or review

If you’ve received notice that the IRS is going to conduct a review or audit of one or more of your tax returns, you...

Victoria BC ITIN Acceptance Agent – Individual Taxpayer Identification Number

As an IRS acceptance agent we can help you obtain an ITIN (Individual Taxpayer Identification Number) for US tax purposes. This will require the...

How to Incorporate a Business in British Columbia

Forming a business in British Columbia can be accomplished in one of three ways. The first is to file for a sole proprietorship,...

Cross Border Tax Q&A – Canadian with UK Pension

Question Dear Sir This year I am eligible to claim a UK state pension for myself and my wife (as a dependent). Over the last ten years,...

Cross Border Tax Q&A – Giving up a Green Card and...

Question Hello there My husband and I are planning on moving to Vancouver next year between October and December. My husband is a Citizen of the...

Minister Ashfield announces funding to help charities and protect Canadians

The CRA will be providing almost 3 million in contribution funding for innovative education and training projects carried out before March 31 2011. The...

June 15 filing deadline approaches for self-employed individuals

Self employed individuals and their spouses/common law partners have until midnight on Tuesday, June 15 to file their income tax returns. Any outstanding balances...