Canadian resident working remotely for Canadian Employer from US (TN/TD)

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aandrei
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Canadian resident working remotely for Canadian Employer from US (TN/TD)

Post by aandrei » Sat Jan 26, 2019 10:18 am

Hi,

As a married couple we moved to US, me with TN, my wife with TD visas. We kept our house in Canada, and we do not intend renting it. My wife works remotely for her Canadian employer and soon have the ITIN number.

Can we do the US taxes separately, as US non-residents, but as Canadian residents? Can my wife NOT fill a tax form in US (or one with zeros as she has no income here), but only the Canadian one?

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Re: Canadian resident working remotely for Canadian Employer from US (TN/TD)

Post by nelsona » Sat Jan 26, 2019 4:10 pm

You are US residents, both be US rules, and by the treaty. Your empty house in Canada doesn't make her resident there -- it is simply a cottage. You both left when you both moved to US, and should be filing a departure return (fulfilling departure requirements) , and filing 1040's as US residents.
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