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U.S. Real Estate Tax Tips for Canadian Snowbirds

Tax Tips for Canadian Snowbirds Who Own U.S. Real Estate

Every winter, hundreds of thousands of Canadian snowbirds migrate to the southern United States in search of warmer weather. Many...

IRS Form 8840 for Canadian Snowbirds

What Canadian Snowbirds Need to Know About IRS Form 8840

Every winter, hundreds of thousands of Canadians migrate to the southern United States in search of warmer weather. And while most...

Snowbird Tips for Wills & Powers of Attorney

Power of Attorney and Will Tips for Canadian Snowbirds

Wills and powers of attorneys aren’t just for the wealthy - they are essential legal documents everyone should have, as they...

Entry/Exit Initiative Has Important Implications for Canadian Snowbirds

Canada to Begin Tracking Snowbird Exits and Entries

You may have noticed several news reports recently about Canada starting to collect exit data on anyone leaving the country by...

Snowbird Tax & Legal Tips for Renting Out Your U.S. Vacation Property

Tax & Legal Tips for Canadian Snowbirds Who Rent Out Their U.S. Property

For Canadian snowbirds who own U.S. vacation properties, renting out those properties for some or most of the year can provide a...

Choosing the Right Ownership Structure for Canadians for U.S. Real Estate

U.S. Real Estate - Ownership Structure Tips for Canadian Snowbirds

Buying a U.S. vacation or investment property can be a great option for many Canadian snowbirds. However, it’s essential to choose...

What is the 30 day rule for Canadian snowbirds?

Dispelling the Myth of the “30 Day Rule” for Canadian Snowbirds

Canadian snowbirds who spend their winters in the United States are subject to both U.S. tax and immigration laws, which...

Canadian Duty and Customs Tips for Snowbirds

Top Canadian Duty & Customs Tips for Snowbirds Returning to Canada

By March and April, most Canadian snowbirds are preparing to make their last trip home for the season. However, one important...

Tax and Legal Forms for Canadian Snowbirds

Essential Government Forms for Canadian Snowbirds

Depending on your individual needs and unique situation, Canadian snowbirds often require a variety of Canadian and U.S...

How Many Days Can Canadians Spend In the United States?

Know These Essential Rules for How Long Canadian Snowbirds Can Stay in the U.S.

UPDATED - February 12, 2018 For Canadian snowbirds who spend their winters in the U.S., it is vital to correctly keep track of how...

Best Resources for Canadian Snowbirds!

Government resources for Canadian snowbirds

Canadian snowbirds need to consider a number of issues related to spending your winters abroad, including taxes, customs...

Canadian passport valid for 6 months when travelling to the U.S.

How long do Canadian passports need to be valid for snowbirds travelling to the U.S.?

A common question among Canadian snowbirds is how long your passport needs to be valid to travel to the United States. The answer...

U.S. Customs Rules for Canadian Snowbirds

What Items Can Canadian Snowbirds Bring to the U.S.?

For Canadian snowbirds, understanding what you can – and more importantly - cannot bring into the United States is essential...

U.S. Mortgage Tips for Canadian Snowbirds

Top Mortgage Tips for Canadian Snowbirds When Buying U.S. Real Estate

Many current and future Canadian snowbirds are tempted by the relatively low cost of owning property in the U.S. and believe now...

Top Tax Tips for Canadian Snowbirds

Top Tax Season Tips for Canadian Snowbirds Who Winter in the U.S.

With tax season fast approaching in Canada and the U.S., many Canadian snowbirds need to take special care when filing their tax...

Investment Tips for Canadian Snowbirds

Top Financial Planning Tips for Canadian Snowbirds

Canadian snowbirds have unique financial needs - which makes smart financial planning a must for those who want to enjoy the...

How to Renounce your U.S. Citizenship

Tips for Renouncing your U.S. Citizenship

There has been a lot of talk these days about U.S. citizens vowing to move to Canada –but actually, there is a case to be made for...

Important Rules for Canadian Snowbirds

How Canadian Snowbirds Can Run into Trouble in the U.S. and Canada

There are a number of ways that Canadian snowbirds can run into difficulties on both sides of the border, with many related to...

U.S. Residency Test Calculator for Canadians

U.S. Residency Calculator for Canadian Snowbirds

Check to see if you’re a U.S. resident for tax purposes! Our U.S. residency calculator lets Canadian snowbirds estimate how many...

U.S. Residency Rules for Canadian Snowbirds

U.S. Residency Rules Every Canadian Snowbird Must Know

Every year, over 1 million Canadian seniors and retirees pack up and move to the southern United States for the winter to enjoy...

IRS Tax Forms for Canadian Snowbirds

Get U.S. Tax Forms for Canadian Snowbirds

Depending on your situation, some Canadian snowbirds may need to file certain forms with the IRS to avoid tax issues in the United...

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