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Renouncing Your U.S. Citizenship? – Count ALL Your Assets

Renouncing U.S. citizenship raises the issue of whether U.S. exit tax applies and what that calculation includes.
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U.S. Transition Tax – A Fourth Update

April 14, 2018

In mid-April, there is usually a race against time by taxpayers and accountants to meet U.S. tax filing deadlines. The normal U.S. tax filing deadline for the 2017 year for individuals and certain U.S. entities is Tuesday, April 17th (a few days later than the usual April 15th due to weekends and a U.S. holiday […]

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U.S. Tax Reform – Getting Closer to the End

December 16, 2017

Quite the week for tax professionals in Canada and the U.S. On Wednesday, Finance Minister Bill Morneau provided guidance on how Canada’s income splitting rules will apply to private corporations. You can read more about it here: https://www.canada.ca/en/revenue-agency/programs/about-canada-revenue-agency-cra/federal-government-budgets/income-sprinkling.html On Friday, the House and Senate reached a compromise on their different US tax bills. Details were […]

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U.S. State and Local Tax Consideration for Canadian Businesses

September 1, 2015

Often Canadian businesses are surprised to learn about the reach of U.S. state taxing jurisdictions to assert tax on out-of-state taxpayers. Since none of the 50 states were signatories to the Canada-U.S. Income Tax Convention (the “Treaty”), they are not limited by the Treaty to taxing business activities in the U.S. It is not uncommon […]

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