July 2017 Newsletter

27 July 2017

US INCOME TAX OBLIGATIONS

I frequently travel to the United States on a B-1 visa attending client meetings for my Canadian employer. Does this create a US Income tax filing obligation?

Guest Article by Laura L. McLeman, CPA, CA, CPA (IL): Focused on making expat taxes as simple and easy to understand as possible, Laura McLeman has helped U.S. and Canadian citizens meet their cross-border and expatriate tax filing requirements for more than 20 years.

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EXPRESS ENTRY APPLICATION UPDATES

How Can I Meet Labour Needs in the Absence of Qualified Canadians or Permanent Residents?

If you cannot find qualified Canadians or Permanent Residents to meet the needs in your work force and opt to offer a permanent job to a foreign worker, you may do so with a valid job offer to an Express Entry candidate. This can enable the candidate to immigrate to Canada as a skilled worker.

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CITIZENSHIP REVOCATION: NEW COURT RULING

Can I appeal my Canadian citizenship revocation? I read there was a new court ruling.

The Federal Court voided the revocation of Canadian citizens who lost their citizenship without a hearing and without consideration of individual circumstances under the Harper era changes, saying that once citizenship is granted the individual is entitled to all rights, benefits and privileges of citizenship, including due process of law.  

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