|About the Book|
Are you a Canadian who spends your winters in the southern United States, or occasionally conducts work in the US? Many Canadians do not know that they need a work visa to legally conduct business during their stay in the United States. Even moreMoreAre you a Canadian who spends your winters in the southern United States, or occasionally conducts work in the US? Many Canadians do not know that they need a work visa to legally conduct business during their stay in the United States. Even more worrisome is that they dont know that they may be required to file taxes with the IRS. This law also applies to those telecommuting from the US for Canadian businesses. The consequences of declining to pay taxes or not obtaining a work visa can be severe. One could end up being declared an illegal immigrant and being deported! In order to prevent unwanted confrontations with the IRS author Dale Walters breaks down US taxation laws into this easy-to-understand book. America is Taxing Canadians explains exactly who must pay taxes and who remains exempt. Many possible situations are detailed such as what to do if you own property in the United States, have made other financial investments, or have an American spouse or American-born children. Walters also discusses the tax laws as related to income tax and estate tax. This book discusses topics such as: The basics of US taxation as it applies to snowbirds and cross-border workers Foreign tax credits Taxation of Registered Plans, pensions and Social Security Issues relating to real estate ownership Taxation of gains Taxes regarding health insurance America is Taxing Canadians arms you with the information you need to make responsible decisions as a Canadian living and working part time in the United States.