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26 02, 2015

The Expatriation Trap

  There is no doubt that US citizens living abroad are feeling the brunt of recent efforts to enforce tax rules around foreign assets and income. Unlike any other developed nation, the US continues to impose income tax filing requirements on its citizens, regardless of where in the world they make their homes.   For most [...]

25 10, 2013

The Vancouver Sun – Glory Restored

Jonah Z. Spiegelman, lead of our western Canada practice and based in Vancouver, BC, was recently interviewed for an article in the Vancouver Sun newspaper. In the article, Jonah reviews some of the real estate trends that Canadians are following when purchasing in the US and what Snowbirds need to be aware of and plan for [...]

24 09, 2013

US taxpayers with RRSPs? File now to avoid penalties!

As cross border tax advisors, we routinely meet with American citizens who have lived in Canada for many years without understanding their tax obligations in the US. A similarly complex situation may arise for Canadian citizens who have moved to the US for work or retirement. Even those who are compliant with the income tax filings [...]

24 09, 2013

Vous êtes un contribuable américain et vous possédez des REER ?

Vous êtes un contribuable américain et vous possédez des REER ? Par Jonah Z. Spiegelman Le 24 septembre 2013 En tant que conseillers fiscaux transfrontaliers, nous rencontrons souvent des citoyens américains qui vivent au Canada depuis plusieurs années sans bien comprendre leurs obligations fiscales envers les États-Unis. Une situation [...]

3 07, 2013

Branch or Subsidiary: Tax Planning for CDN Companies Expanding Operations to the US

Canadian businesses looking to expand operations into the US have many issues to work through at the planning stage, and one important one is how to structure US operations from a tax perspective. This post discusses some of the considerations to keep in mind when deciding between forming a US subsidiary or operating directly in the [...]

24 04, 2013

“Taxpayer Relief” could be Short-Lived

In my last update, I wrote about the American Taxpayer Relief Act, the eleventh-hour Fiscal Cliff compromise legislation, which narrowly avoided the return of U.S. estate tax for owners of US properties dying with a global estate worth more than $1 million. It was great news, especially for Canadian Snowbirds and real estate investors looking to [...]

24 04, 2013

Le « Taxpayer Relief » pourrait n’être que de courte durée

Le « Taxpayer Relief » pourrait n’être que de courte durée Par Jonah Z. Spiegleman Le 24 avril 2013 Dans ma dernière publication, j’ai parlé de la nouvelle loi américaine « American Taxpayer Relief Act », le compromis de dernière minute au Mur Budgétaire, qui a permis d’éviter de justesse l’imposition [...]

2 01, 2013

Eleventh Hour Fiscal Cliff Deal – What Does it Mean for Canadians?

Just hours before midnight on New Years Eve, the US Senate hammered out a tentative deal to avoid sending the country over the Fiscal Cliff. Yesterday, a reluctant, Republican-controlled House of Representatives has also blessed the plan, which deals with many of the major tax issues at stake, while pushing back the spending issues to later [...]

12 10, 2012

US Citizens in Canada: Window of Opportunity to Solve US Estate Tax Problem is Closing

US citizens who live in Canada are liable for US gift and estate tax on their worldwide assets, even if they have never actually lived in the US. This means that assets transferred during life or on death are taxed by the IRS at rates of up to 35%, subject to certain annual and lifetime exclusions. [...]

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