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by potatochips
Tue Apr 09, 2019 6:47 am
Forum: Canada / United States Tax & Accounting
Topic: Leaving Canada without filing departure return
Replies: 2
Views: 261

Leaving Canada without filing departure return

The emigrants page of the CRA website says that if we determine we don't owe tax (and don't want a refund) then we do not need to file a departure tax return. Then, there's this line: "If you determine that you do not have to file a return, you should let the CRA know the date you left Canada as soo...
by potatochips
Sun Feb 11, 2018 4:51 pm
Forum: Canada / United States Tax & Accounting
Topic: Canadian working in US on student visa
Replies: 5
Views: 1010

The closest things I see in Article XXV to what you're describing are the first two clauses. Clause 1 says that Cdn citizens who are US residents cannot be treated worse than a US citizen, and clause 2 says that Cdn citizens who are US non-residents cannot be treated worse than a non-Cdn citizen who...
by potatochips
Sun Feb 11, 2018 2:44 am
Forum: Canada / United States Tax & Accounting
Topic: Canadian working in US on student visa
Replies: 5
Views: 1010

Thank you nelsona. For (unrelated) reference, where in the tax treaty does it say that Canadians have a right to file 1040 regardless of US tax residency? I couldn't find it... Asking because the 1040 allows for more itemized deductions than the 1040NR, which actually makes a difference for me becau...
by potatochips
Sat Feb 03, 2018 11:19 pm
Forum: Canada / United States Tax & Accounting
Topic: Canadian working in US on student visa
Replies: 5
Views: 1010

Canadian working in US on student visa

Hello, I graduated from a US college in June 2017, briefly returned to Canada, re-entered the US, and worked in the US for the rest of the year using my student visa. That is, I effectively resided in the US throughout 2017, but I am an exempt individual for purposes of the SPT and thus am a non-res...