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Tips for Canadians Studying in the US or Abroad

Working Remotely For A US Company: 5 Things To Consider

It’s vital to know the law if you’re a Canadian that’s working from home for a company that’s based south of the border. Most importantly, you’ll need to comprehend the tax regulations that are imposed on cross-border job opportunities. Since you’ll be mostly working abroad in this situation, it helps to know which tax collection […]

By Alex | July 7, 2020 | Guides | 0 comments Read more >

Individual Tax Form: W-8BEN Instructions In Canada

If you’re a non-American independent contractor, or just anybody who receives US revenue from outside the US, filling out a W-8BEN form is considered a tax requirement. As a Canadian that starts working for US dollars, you can expect this form to be requested from virtually every client. The W-8BEN form is leveraged by the […]

By Alex | July 6, 2020 | Guides | 0 comments Read more >

Buying A House In Florida As A Canadian: 5 Things To Consider

Whether you’re a Canadian snowbird or just simply a US real estate investor, there are plenty of good reasons to search for property in Florida. The east coast of the United States has recently been a prime destination for Canadian retirees. Known as the nation’s sunshine state, Florida offers a warm escape from Canadian winters […]

By Alex | July 3, 2020 | Guides | 0 comments Read more >

The Best Countries To Purchase Foreign Real Estate

No matter how you choose to approach it, diversifying your assets is a proven method that’s used to achieve more financial stability. You’ve probably heard about the amazing long term benefits of property ownership as an investment. Owning offshore real estate can provide you with extra side income along with an overall good return on […]

By Alex | July 2, 2020 | Guides | 0 comments Read more >

Top Travel Destinations For Canadian Families

Gone are the days where you would load up the mini-van with sunscreen and lawn chairs, just to drive your kids to the closest sandy shoreline. With the increasing popularity and accessibility of travel, modern families are looking to make the most of their vacation time. Although travelling with children can be a little more […]

By Alex | June 30, 2020 | Guides, Travel Tips | 0 comments Read more >

How To Travel The World As A Freelance Worker

In today’s digital gig economy, more and more individuals are choosing independent short term work opportunities over the traditional 9-5. While it’s certainly not a lifestyle for everybody, these “digital nomads” have constructed reliable income streams that they can tend to from virtually anywhere around the world. It’s important to understand that while there are […]

By Alex | June 29, 2020 | Guides, Travel Tips | 0 comments Read more >

Top Travel Money Tips For University Students

It comes as no surprise that university and college students alike desire spontaneous traveling during their longer breaks. Leaving your country to explore abroad opens up your mind and gives you a new perspective on life; not to mention how easily it can become an unforgettable experience. With the rising costs of education and higher […]

By Alex | June 26, 2020 | Guides, Travel Tips | 0 comments Read more >

Basic Tax Advice For Canadian Snowbirds In The USA

Although filing a tax return is never an exciting topic, it’s important to note that tax rulings for Canadian-US snowbirds are a little more complicated than standard Canadian taxation. If you’re heading south of the border for the winter, it’s good to understand some general snowbird tax advice before you depart. Our aim with this […]

By Alex | June 25, 2020 | Guides | 1 comments Read more >

The Best Ways To Budget As A Canadian Snowbird

Throughout modern day history, Canadian retirement has long since been associated with wintertime snowbird escapes. Getting away from the sun-lacking cold Canadian weather is one of the best ways to make the “golden years” more golden.   A New Wave Of Frugal Snowbirds The harsh reality today is that many individuals going into retirement are […]

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How Long Can Canadian Snowbirds Stay In Non US Countries

It’s not uncommon for snowbirds to plan their winters outside of their traditional American comfort zone – the United States. There is plenty of warm weather, tropical climate, and excitement to be found in other parts of the world. With an increasing demand for adventurous experiences, Canadian snowbirds are looking to non-US countries for a […]

By Alex | June 23, 2020 | Guides, Travel Tips | 1 comments Read more >