Re: Americans working in Canada?

Subject: Re: Americans working in Canada?
From: Julie Knoeller <jknoelle -at- CISCO -dot- COM>
Date: Tue, 7 Apr 1998 13:43:44 -0700

So what is considered "resident"? Is it like other countries where one can
work up to 2 years and pay no income taxes?






At 03:36 PM 4/7/98 -0500, Dave Whelan wrote:
>Rowena Hart advised:
>>
>>Actually, there is a very reasonable tax break available (from the Gov't of
>>Canada) for folks who are moving between cities to take a new job. Moving
>>and living expenses are covered 100 per cent and can be recovered in the
>>form of a tax rebate when you file your taxes for that calendar year. I do
>>NOT know whether this is available to American citizens applying for work
>>visas or immigration status in Canada; you would have to talk to a
>>representative of Revenue Canada to confirm that.
>>
>
>You can only deduct your moving costs from your income at the new location,
>you don't get a tax rebate covering the whole cost. Also it's restricted to
>moves within Canada
>(or in some cases from Canada to outside Canada). Also, you would have to be
>deemed resident here for tax purposes to pay Canadian taxes rather than US
>taxes
>and if you don't pay Canadian taxes, you don't get the tax break.
>
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>
>Regards,
>Dave.
>
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