CPP/SS Certificate of Coverage

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andied
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CPP/SS Certificate of Coverage

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RE the US/Can Totalization agreement RE social security taxes,: If you are a USC and permanent resident of Canada and an employee of a Canadian company, is it necessary to obtain a "Certificate of Coverage" to be exempted from US SS taxes, or is this only for a US employer and an employee working in Canada? Would a USC self-employed in Canada be automatically exempted, or should a Certificate of Coverage be obtained?
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A certificate should be sought to avoid SS tax if you are self-employed. Cdn employemnt is never subject to SS, unless part of a pre-arranged short-term transfer.
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