The Tax Consequences of US Citizens Living and Working in Canada (Archived Video Stream) 

Mar. 5, 2014
Toronto Online

The Tax Consequences of US Citizens Living and Working in Canada
Taxation Law | Original Program Date: March 5, 2014

Cross-border business is undoubtedly essential for many of your clients.  Along with that often comes the movement of executives, employees and their families across the Canada-US border.  Equip yourself with the most up to date information on the key Canadian and US tax issues your US citizen and US tax resident clients need to be aware of once they start living and working in Canada.

Key take-aways include:

  • Canadian income tax consequences for US citizens and US tax residents (including green card holders) being sent on work assignments and employment in Canada on a temporary or permanent basis;
  • An overview of US estate and gift tax issues US citizens living in Canada have to deal with; and
  • The Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA), a new US withholding regime aimed at expanding reporting of US persons investing offshore, goes into effect July 1, 2014
    • What will be the impact on you and your clients?
    • Getting your clients prepared for July 1
  • How to deal with the IRS when a US citizen client or US tax resident (including US green card holders) living in Canada has been delinquent in their US tax filings.


Lucinda Main, Heenan Blaikie LLP


Brian D. Segal, Baker & McKenzie LLP
Christine Perry, Keel Cottrelle LLP
Veronika Chang, Morris Kepes Winters LLP


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