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by Stuart
Sun Aug 10, 2008 11:00 pm
Forum: Canada / United States Tax & Accounting
Topic: Pointers -starting a perm role in the US, base in Canada
Replies: 5
Views: 2731

Thanks Nelsona

Truly appreciate your thoughts and advice. One clarification however please; I thought we only get the credit for all the contributions we make for Fed and State taxes on USA income but somehow not for the deductions made towards FICA? Does this mean every cent paid in the USA (401k contribution not...
by Stuart
Sat Aug 09, 2008 3:59 pm
Forum: Canada / United States Tax & Accounting
Topic: Pointers -starting a perm role in the US, base in Canada
Replies: 5
Views: 2731

Pointers -starting a perm role in the US, base in Canada

I am starting a perm role in the US but will keep my base in Canada and travel Mon-Fri returning home for the weekends. I will be on my company's US payroll. My wife and children will stay in Canada and we have no plans to change our residence , it will always remain in Canada. Could someone please ...
by Stuart
Tue Dec 19, 2006 12:19 pm
Forum: Business & Personal Immigration to the United States
Topic: QU on traveling to the US for an interview
Replies: 2
Views: 2705

Many thanks for the feedback. Regards,
Stu
by Stuart
Sat Dec 16, 2006 7:49 pm
Forum: Business & Personal Immigration to the United States
Topic: QU on traveling to the US for an interview
Replies: 2
Views: 2705

QU on traveling to the US for an interview

Hello all, I have never gone to the States just for an interview since all my contracts (todate) have been confirmed without a face-to-face meeting. This time though, I am being asked to fly down to meet the employer before they finalize the agreement. I am wondering if there will be any issues with...
by Stuart
Fri Dec 15, 2006 12:59 am
Forum: Business & Personal Immigration to the United States
Topic: US Immigration 101
Replies: 3
Views: 3807

US Immigration 101

For all those novice folks who want to get educated on the process, here is a good link that helped me understand the whole thing in a few minutes. Having a masters degree (Canadian) and over 10 yrs professional IT experience, I was able to get the potential US employer to agree to begin the process...
by Stuart
Wed Dec 13, 2006 7:37 pm
Forum: Canada / United States Tax & Accounting
Topic: TAX WITHHOLDING ON W-2
Replies: 3
Views: 2063

Thanks very much Mark. I appreciate the info. One thing becomes clearer to me; it is better to be on a corp to corp unless the obvious trade off is getting a perm role in which case the move to US is going to be for GC and therefore a more permanent one. On that front, may I ask what is PERM. I have...
by Stuart
Tue Dec 12, 2006 7:27 pm
Forum: Canada / United States Tax & Accounting
Topic: TAX WITHHOLDING ON W-2
Replies: 3
Views: 2063

TAX WITHHOLDING ON W-2

Hello All,

I have an opportunity to work on W2 in the US. I have always worked corp to corp before. I am wondering if someone could tell me the avg % of total income that is withheld when someone works on w2.

Thanks,
Stu
by Stuart
Sat May 07, 2005 8:51 am
Forum: Canada / United States Tax & Accounting
Topic: TN holder- Incorporated in Canada
Replies: 6
Views: 3737

Hello Russ and Nelsona, Thanks for the information. I appreciate your valuable input.
by Stuart
Fri May 06, 2005 7:54 am
Forum: Canada / United States Tax & Accounting
Topic: TN holder- Incorporated in Canada
Replies: 6
Views: 3737

I am wondering if some one can suggest a web site that might have information on this topic that I raised earlier. I am sorry if I posted this message in a wrong forum.
by Stuart
Wed May 04, 2005 11:10 pm
Forum: Canada / United States Tax & Accounting
Topic: TN holder- Incorporated in Canada
Replies: 6
Views: 3737

TN holder- Incorporated in Canada

Hi all, I am a Canadian citizen currently working on TN in the USA. I am incorporated in Canada and have an EIN for US.My accountant says it is OK to pay corporate taxes on US earned income here in Canada without having to worry about US tax filing. I am just trying to make sure that filing taxes he...