US Cross-Border Tax Blog

Published by W.L. Dueck LLP

Posts filed under ‘Non-Resident’

Steven Flynn

Non-residents Selling Canadian Real Property

Monday May 1st is generally the filing tax deadline in Canada for individuals for the 2016 year[1].  It is also 8 days away from a provincial election in British Columbia.  One of the many issues politicians face in urban centers in BC is housing, both high prices and low availability.  Some politicians have suggested that the BC government take measures to fight tax cheats who purchase and sell property in BC without paying income taxes[2]. This includes non-residents selling Canadian… Read More

AndersenTax

IRS Streamlined Procedures – Update on Non-Residency Requirements

On June 18th, the IRS released revisions to the Streamlined Procedures. Our June 19th blog entry summarized these changes and raised concerns over the non-residency requirement. In particular, the requirement that a person spend more than 330 days outside the US in each of the last three years may disqualify snowbirds, business travelers and frequent cross-border shoppers. On June 20th, the IRS sent two officials to New York University’s Tax Controversy Forum to answer audience questions. Scott Michel from Caplan… Read More