Starting a new job in US on TN visa while living in Canada

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huali
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Starting a new job in US on TN visa while living in Canada

Post by huali » Wed Dec 16, 2020 7:57 pm

I'm wondering if its possible to start a new job in US on TN visa while living in Canada. As if I go to the US to activate TN, acquire address, SSN and bank account, and return to Canada. I'm wondering if this is legal or if there are any tax implication in Canada. Also, how long can I stay in Canada while working remotely for US employer without having to pay tax to CRA? I know there is a 183 days or more rule

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Re: Starting a new job in US on TN visa while living in Canada

Post by nelsona » Thu Dec 17, 2020 11:07 pm

The company should be putting you on a Cdn payroll (and collecting tax, EI, CPP) if you both live and work in Canada. A TN is only used while in US.

Every day you work in canada is taxable in Canada first, especially if you live there.
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Re: Starting a new job in US on TN visa while living in Canada

Post by llll » Sun Dec 27, 2020 7:40 pm

What if the U.S. employer can't put a U.S. citizen on Canadian payroll and only pays them in the U.S. even though they work remotely from Canada? The employer withholds U.S. taxes and issues W-2. How do file Canadian taxes?

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Re: Starting a new job in US on TN visa while living in Canada

Post by ND » Mon Jan 04, 2021 1:34 pm

Also Contact Marc Pavlopoulos marc@syndesus.com to explore PEO
Syndesus is an Employer of Record (also known as a PEO – Professional Employer Service) in Canada who legally employs Canadians in Canada to work for US companies.

Syndesus collects and remits all Canadian employer and employee taxes to the CRA. You would get an offer letter from Syndesus which exactly mirrors what you have in the US. Which means you get a T4, and that you are eligible for provincial healthcare (because you are now a Canadian taxpayer). The US employer pays the monthly fee for its service. There is no cost to the Canadian worker.

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Re: Starting a new job in US on TN visa while living in Canada

Post by din124 » Tue Jan 12, 2021 3:31 am

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