Working in the US, doing short term lease in Toronto

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lgbgbt88
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Working in the US, doing short term lease in Toronto

Post by lgbgbt88 »

I'm a Canadian citizen working in the US on H1B. I recently bought a place in downtown Toronto, thinking to hire a company to manage my property for short term rental.

The issue is that I will need to apply for a short term rental permit and to do so, I will need to demonstrate this is my principal residence in Toronto.

My question is that can I make it my principal residence in Toronto without complicating my tax situation. When I left Canada and moved to the US a few years ago, I had to prove I'm a nontaxable citizen of Canada to avoid paying salary tax to Canada. If I now establish this property as my principal residence, does it mean I will need to start paying salary tax to Canada again?

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Re: Working in the US, doing short term lease in Toronto

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What proof are they asking for principal residence?
If you are renting out this place, how can it be your principal residence. Eve n if you lived in canada this would be a problem, no?
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