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How Does California FTB Tax RRSP?

California residents who hold RRSPs, LIRAs, RRIFs or other Canadian tax-deferred accounts are subject to a unique set of tax and reporting requirements. Moreover, these requirements lead to higher tax preparation fees and complex recordkeeping for Canadians. In this article, we
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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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IRS Announces Changes to RRSP Reporting

It’s not often the IRS reduces the information taxpayers need to report with their tax return. Luckily for Canadians, however, the IRS did just that yesterday when it announced Canadians no longer need to report their RRSP and RRIF accounts on Form 8891. Before getting too
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IRS Helps Canadians With Unreported FBAR Accounts

With today being Canada Day, there are many reasons for Canadians to be happy. Whether your’re relaxing with a cold Molson at the cottage or following the NHL Free Agent Frenzy to see how good(or bad in the Maple Leafs case) your team did in the free agent market, Canada Day is a
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Don’t MAIL That FBAR: New Mandatory FBAR E-Filing

Electronic FBAR filing has become mandatory, including for late filings and corrected FBARs, effective July 1, 2013. Under the new rules, a penalty may be imposed for filing your FBAR on paper and not complying with the e-filing requirement. Paradoxically, even though FBAR
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