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Old October 8th, 2007, 07:19 PM   #1
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Anyone know anything about working in a different country and how it all works as far as taxing and all that?

I could almost triple my income if I went to the other side of the bridge.
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Old October 8th, 2007, 07:31 PM   #2
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i dont know, but....

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Old October 8th, 2007, 07:31 PM   #3
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Fuck! You could make $60K/year!!???

FWIW, I don't think it is too difficult - Ford employees used to do eet.
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Old October 8th, 2007, 07:42 PM   #4
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Don't you have to prove that you can do the job better than someone from there?
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Old October 8th, 2007, 07:47 PM   #5
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Don't you have to prove that you can do the job better than someone from there?


Evidently they think I can. I told them I would have to look into the whole border thing.

I bet most days it's a 45 minute or better wait to get over the bridge though....that would kinda suck.

I can't seem to find anything on-line that talks about it in a mannor that I can really understand....I guess I'll have to call big daddy IRS.
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Old October 8th, 2007, 07:50 PM   #6
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Why are ya thinking this Tim?
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Evidently they think I can. I told them I would have to look into the whole border thing.

I bet most days it's a 45 minute or better wait to get over the bridge though....that would kinda suck.

I can't seem to find anything on-line that talks about it in a mannor that I can really understand....I guess I'll have to call big daddy IRS.
Just go to the local book store and look it up in an IncomeTax text book. We went over it my IncomeTax class last year but I think I was hung over that day. IIRC you'll get taxed on your forigen income by both Governments but I'm not 100% sure. So make sure it's worth your while because of the double tax.

Someone quote this if you think it would be usefull to him since I'm on his ignore list :tonka:

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Old October 8th, 2007, 08:11 PM   #9
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Why are ya thinking this Tim?
Because Grandholm has all the Skilled Trades Teachers looking for other work.
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Old October 8th, 2007, 08:13 PM   #10
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I could almost triple my income if I went to the other side of the bridge.
Are you dancin' at Studio 10 or Pure Platinum?
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Because Grandholm has all the Skilled Trades Teachers looking for other work.
Ah. Fuck that skank.
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Pure Platinum is teh closed.
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Old October 8th, 2007, 08:29 PM   #13
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You for real?

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as far as working inc anda with us citiszenship, I can ask at work tomorrow.....

I know to live in canadia and work in usa you need a tn visa, not sure how it works the other way aournd.
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Old October 8th, 2007, 08:42 PM   #14
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tim when i lived in dallas, tx my roomate was from quebec canada and he an hard time getting a work visa to stay working. He had to keep reapplying for 90 work visas and when those ran out he just had to hope he didnt get stopped at the border. (He was flying from canada to texas). American airlines had to prove that his job was very specialized and that they needed him to do this job. It ended up go thru washington and it took almost a year for him to get his visa.

This was pre-nafta and 9/11 and im not sure if that changed anything. But it may not be a huge of a hassle if you are living here and working there.

I would think you would want a dual residence so you avoid the u.s.a and michigan wanting their piece of your pie.
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I don't know about the legal end of it (visas and all), but as a US Citizen you can exclude a significant part of your income and/or housing allowance from your US tax return if you live and work outside the US. The standard is 330 days out of the year for the maximum exclusion.

If you live in the US and work in Canada, you can claim a US tax credit for some or all of the Canadian tax you paid on your Canadian earnings. Canadian taxes are higher, but in some cases you can earn the equivalent of Candian Social Security benefits.
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UP_ROKTOY....

WTF are those links? They want to open some dll?


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I don't know about the legal end of it (visas and all), but as a US Citizen you can exclude a significant part of your income and/or housing allowance from your US tax return if you live and work outside the US. The standard is 330 days out of the year for the maximum exclusion.

If you live in the US and work in Canada, you can claim a US tax credit for some or all of the Canadian tax you paid on your Canadian earnings. Canadian taxes are higher, but in some cases you can earn the equivalent of Candian Social Security benefits.
I have a call into my tax lady. We'll have to see what she knows.
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Evidently they think I can. I told them I would have to look into the whole border thing.

I bet most days it's a 45 minute or better wait to get over the bridge though....that would kinda suck.

I can't seem to find anything on-line that talks about it in a mannor that I can really understand....I guess I'll have to call big daddy IRS.
I wasn't trying to be a smartass, I was serious.
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Old October 8th, 2007, 09:34 PM   #18
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it not problem doing 2 crossing a day for workingback and forth , you just ahve to submit to a random body cavity search
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Canada and US have a tax treaty. What you earn there is seen on the Federal records.

But why would you want to loose money in the exchange rate?

I was a former Canadian resident. Moved here in 1999. I am a dual citizen. I went to school in the US and Canada (what fun!!!).
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Canada and US have a tax treaty. What you earn there is seen on the Federal records.

But why would you want to loose money in the exchange rate?

I was a former Canadian resident. Moved here in 1999. I am a dual citizen. I went to school in the US and Canada (what fun!!!).
He wouldn't as of today. The canadian dollar is worth just over 1% more

http://finance.yahoo.com/currency/co...submit=Convert

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