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California Tax Filing with a Canadian Spouse

Our previous article discussed the concept of California domicile and the application of California community property rules to Canadians domiciled in the state.  This article is the second installment in our series of articles dealing with how California community property laws
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Canadians & CA Community Property

Canadians find many things in California to be foreign, like the sun, sand, surf and In-N-Out Burgers. But when it comes to Canadians who have family in California or who spend considerable time in the Golden State, California’s community property laws make Canadians realize just
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U.S. Tax Sale or Gift to Canadian Spouse

When a U.S. Citizen or U.S. Resident Alien is married to a Canadian spouse and the spouse is not a U.S. citizen, then inter-spousal property transfers between the spouses could be taxable in the U.S. or subject to U.S. gift tax rules. Most Canadians are not familiar with a gift
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Am I a US tax resident?

Most Canadians and Australians who move to the US easily know their immigration residency status. What they do struggle with, however, is their residency status for US income tax purposes. While its common knowledge that US citizens and green card holders are responsible for
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