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Canada-United States Social Security Agreement

An often overlooked agreement between the two countries can result in significant savings for Canadians moving to the United States.  The Canada-United States Social Security Agreement (“Agreement”) provides direction to individuals on which country levies social security taxes, allows for continuation of benefits and coverage while temporarily working away and prevents both countries from levying social security taxes on the same income. A Canadian resident who is temporarily transferred from Canada to the United States continues to pay Canada Pension… Read More