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by InTown
Tue Jan 25, 2011 12:49 am
Forum: Canada / United States Tax & Accounting
Topic: Living in Canada, working in US remotely with some trips
Replies: 7
Views: 3301

[quote="nelsona"]You are not taxable in US according to what you have said. Can I add that as you fill out your 1040NR, you will be asked for the number of days you where in the USA from which they will determine your substantial presence test. In your case, you will have been in USA less than 183 d...
by InTown
Tue Jan 18, 2011 11:41 am
Forum: Canada / United States Tax & Accounting
Topic: W2 and FICA withholding for Canadians
Replies: 2
Views: 1820

[quote="nelsona"]W-2 is for employees, so don't do that. You should ask for them to put you on 1099.
Better yet, you should be paying estimates tax to US quarterly on your own. that is what most businesses do.[/quote]

Thank You so much Nelsona, 1099 makes sense, had not thought about that one.
by InTown
Sat Jan 15, 2011 1:53 am
Forum: Canada / United States Tax & Accounting
Topic: W2 and FICA withholding for Canadians
Replies: 2
Views: 1820

W2 and FICA withholding for Canadians

I am currently billing my US client on a CDN Corp to US. Corp basis. As my contracts keep extending beyond the original 6 months, I will ask the US Corp that they put me on W2. I will be doing my income taxes both in Canada and US. Is there a provision with W2 that I don't have to pay FICA since I w...
by InTown
Sat Jan 15, 2011 1:27 am
Forum: Business & Personal Immigration to the United States
Topic: Non Resident Alian in USA from Canada
Replies: 1
Views: 2472

Non Resident Alian in USA from Canada

New to this forum. Hope to be able to help others in the future. Since TN is a Non-Resident status entry visa, does it by default imply that I have closer ties to Canada and thus exempt from the substantial presence test in the US. Have been in the US for exactly 2 years. Been back to Canada maybe 1...