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by flames9
Thu Mar 29, 2007 1:51 pm
Forum: Canada / United States Tax & Accounting
Topic: My RRSP cashout understanding!!
Replies: 1
Views: 1542

My RRSP cashout understanding!!

Ok I have read this site for a few yrs now and I thought I had a good understanding of what had to take place when I cashed out my RRSP. When I entered the USA my book value of the RRSP was $40,381 Cdn When I cashed them out, they were worth $40,013 Cdn, so I actually lost money!! Plus the Cdn govt ...
by flames9
Sun Mar 25, 2007 7:39 am
Forum: Canada / United States Tax & Accounting
Topic: TurboTax: Maximum deductions
Replies: 15
Views: 5457

IRS

Ya, my father found that strange yrs back. He (Cdn) worked down in the USA for awhile. he owed IRS $$, so he paid. Time went on, so he was getting a bit concerned, so he phoned IRS inquiring if they had received the $$$, they stated yep. he asked don't you mail out a receipt or something, and they r...
by flames9
Tue Sep 19, 2006 4:54 pm
Forum: Business & Personal Immigration to Canada
Topic: getting married
Replies: 1
Views: 3156

To USA

If your looking to move to the USA http://www.visajourney.com/forums/ is a great site for relationship type visa's. Quick over view. K1 Fiance visa. Normally the fastest (relationship not work related) Once in USa have 90 days to marry. More info on site K3 marriage based Cr-1 (Ir-1) marriage based....
by flames9
Tue May 23, 2006 5:04 pm
Forum: Canada / United States Tax & Accounting
Topic: Gift tax
Replies: 2
Views: 1580

Off subject a bit--but if you walk into a USA bank with a CDN cheque you wont be getting the best bang for your buck!! I'm a CDn greencard holder in the USA. In the past and occasionally still do is transfer $$ from my Cdn acct to my Wachovia account using Customhouse. No fees and they are usually a...
by flames9
Mon May 22, 2006 3:51 pm
Forum: Canada / United States Tax & Accounting
Topic: Replacement for Grasmick board?
Replies: 4
Views: 2519

by flames9
Wed May 17, 2006 6:53 pm
Forum: Business & Personal Immigration to Canada
Topic: Green card ties
Replies: 4
Views: 4363

I'm a Cdn, living down in the USA (green card holder) and I belive the normal time frame 1 can depart the USA is 1 yr, but there is a waiver on ecan get to extend that, but I may be mistaken. Best of luck
by flames9
Wed May 17, 2006 6:23 pm
Forum: Business & Personal Immigration to Canada
Topic: Green card ties
Replies: 4
Views: 4363

I do not belive so, I recall reading on a US State dept page that one has to reside in the USA
by flames9
Thu May 11, 2006 7:13 am
Forum: Canada / United States Tax & Accounting
Topic: Confirmation of e-filing without 8891
Replies: 5
Views: 2851

I called IRS a few times with regards to form 8891 and they were clueless!! Long live Nelson!!
by flames9
Mon Apr 24, 2006 2:31 pm
Forum: Business & Personal Immigration to Canada
Topic: Visitor Pregnant in Canada
Replies: 19
Views: 18833

Wow! probably not the wisest move to belittle one of the 2 people that reply to the majority of the questions on these boards. Nelson is very well respected on these boards, and gives countless amount of his time assisting others.
by flames9
Thu Apr 13, 2006 6:54 pm
Forum: Business & Personal Immigration to Canada
Topic: Canadian citizenship for US wife
Replies: 7
Views: 5550

Yes, there are different types of USA visa's but if your doing one via marriage (not work) (cr-1 -married under 2 yrs, or IR-1 married over 2 yrs) will take longer than just a few weeks!! Good site regarding the K3, cr-1/ir-1 is http://www.visajourney.com In your case since your wife wil be residing...
by flames9
Tue Apr 11, 2006 7:44 pm
Forum: Canada / United States Tax & Accounting
Topic: See you April 18/May 2
Replies: 8
Views: 4007

I see the holiday is going well!! Your assistance is appreciated by all!!
by flames9
Sat Mar 25, 2006 11:56 am
Forum: Canada / United States Tax & Accounting
Topic: See you April 18/May 2
Replies: 8
Views: 4007

I chuckle a bit everytime I see you post on your so called holiday!! Do you reside in Canada or the USA? I'm currently in Arlington VA, hopefully one day make it back to Canada. Grew up in SK. Enjoy your holiday Nelson!
by flames9
Tue Mar 21, 2006 3:20 pm
Forum: Canada / United States Tax & Accounting
Topic: See you April 18/May 2
Replies: 8
Views: 4007

I just to say thanks for your assistance, i appreciate it, and I get a good chuckle when you get a bit "grumpy" answering some of the repeated questions. Don't blame you though, as it must get tiresome answering the same questions over and over again, when the search button would give a prompt answe...
by flames9
Tue Mar 14, 2006 2:18 pm
Forum: Canada / United States Tax & Accounting
Topic: RRSP
Replies: 10
Views: 4073

Thanks Nelson. Appreciate everything.
by flames9
Tue Mar 14, 2006 1:11 pm
Forum: Canada / United States Tax & Accounting
Topic: RRSP
Replies: 10
Views: 4073

Sorry for the confusion, how a few different words make a world of difference. Truly appreciate your assistance.