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US Tax Forms - IRS Forms W8-BEN and 8840 - US Tax Forms
U.S. INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE FORMS : W8-BEN and 8840 - IRS Form 8840 - Closer Connection Exemption Statement for Aliens - IRS Form W8-BEN - Certificate of Foreign Status of Beneficial Owner for United States Tax Withholding...
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CSA Clarifies U.S. Travel Rules - CSA Clarifies U.S. Travel Rules
In a recent article which appeared on CBC News’ British Columbia website, it was suggested that Canadian citizens are only allowed to spend 120 days in the United States each year. For clarification purposes, the Canadian Snowbird Association...
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Birdtalk - 8840 Form
Dear Birdtalk, In our Park in Mesa, Arizona, there are several Canadians who do not complete form 8840, the "Closer Connection Exception Statement for Aliens" form....
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Birdtalk - Royal Canadian Legion
Dear Don Slinger, Regarding the gentleman who just received a disability pension through the Royal Canadian Legion....
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Birdtalk - CSANews Content
Dear Mr. Brissenden, I have been a member for several years because I believe in the goals and have benefited, in many ways, from my CSA membership....
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Birdtalk - Vehicle Registration in Florida
Dear Bird Talk, I reference the advice given to John & Debbie Chalmers in the spring 08 issue in the bird talk section. You stated that Florida requires an individual to have a Florida driver’s licence number in order to register a motor vehicle...
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Birdtalk - Form 8840
Dear Bird Talk, Re: Form 8840 Is this form mandatory or a nice-to-do thing?...
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Birdtalk - CSA Shows near Niagara area?
I am writing to inform you that I am NOT happy regarding the places you are having these meetings or shows. We live in the Niagara area and the nearest one to us this year is Guelph, which is about an hour-and-a-half away from us .......
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Birdtalk - No sign-in is now required in CSANews
In CSANews, you recommend that members go to your website and print the (Closer connection) form. When I entered the site, I was asked for my membership number and a password...No sign-in is now required....
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Birdtalk - Burden of Proof
During a recent U.S. border-crossing interview, we were asked to provide documentation showing Closer ties to Canada....
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Birdtalk - Questions about time permitted in the U.S.
Dear Bird Talk, I read an article online that was published by the Star which stated some information of which I was unaware and am wondering if you could clarify. We are aware that we can stay for up to 182 days out of a year....
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Birdtalk - Form 8840 question
When we fill in the 8840 form, what risks do we run with the IRS by saying that we have a "Closer association" with the U.S. because our only personally owned home is in Nevada?...
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Birdtalk - Repercussions from not filing the 8840 form
Will there be any repercussions from the previous years when we did not fill out this form?...
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Birdtalk - Days in U.S. and Form 8840 specifications
If I wish to stay in the U.S. for 150 days every year, am I allowed to do that?...
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Birdtalk - Immigration rules and taxation rules: two distinct sets of rules
I've read with interest the various letters to Bird Talk in issue 94 of CSANews. The clear, definitive answers to the various questions are very helpful...almost. I say almost, because I wonder if you're doing members a disservice with such emphatic...
bird-talk/faq/393/Immigration-rules-and-taxation-rules:-two-distinct-sets-of-rules  

Birdtalk - Time out of country
How is this possible with calculating back two years prior?...
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Birdtalk - Form 8840
Would it be possible to file Form 8840 only after the IRS has noticed that you have gone above the 183-day threshold?...
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Birdtalk - Quit Smoking
This is a shout-out to J. Ross Quigley for his article in the summer 2016 issue in which he referred to laser treatment to stop smoking. As any former or current smoker knows, quitting is very hard....
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Birdtalk - Exceeding 182 days for medical reasons
Similar to many other Canadian Snowbirds, my wife and I spend 179-180 days in the U.S. every winter, saving 2 or 3 days in case something unforeseen should happen, so as not to exceed the 182 days allowed by the B2 visa....
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CSA Articles - Ontario Delivers for CSA!
Ontario Delivers for CSA! Ontarians now have the freedom to travel for seven months. Residents free to travel up to seven months outside province 100 day prescription drug limit DOUBLED New voting rights - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Letter from the Editor Issue 31
Letter from the Editor Issue 31 Spring is in full bloom! People are sailing in Vancouver and Victoria, Toronto's boardwalk and University Avenue are a continuous parade of young people in their spring attire, and the fields in Annapolis Valley, N.S....
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CSA Articles - Dr. Beach
Dr. Beach When asked about other beaches on his America’s 10 best list, he mentions Holloway Beach on Hawaii’s Kauai Island. Another favourite is Okracoke in North Carolina’s Outer Banks. Once known as Blackbeard’s Island, you get there by...
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CSA Articles - Alligator Safety
Alligator Safety Over the decades, humans and alligators have begun to live Closer and Closer together. And as a result, we’re not quite as scary to them as we once were. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - To File or not to File
To File or not to File If you have been spending an extensive amount of time in the United States over the last few years, it is imperative that you take the Substantial Presence Test and determine if you should file an 8840 with the I.R.S. -...
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CSA Articles - President's Message Issue 56
President's Message Issue 56 I can't believe the summer has gone by so fast. We have been very busy attending political functions as well as meeting with individual government officials. We presented the concerns of you – our members – and can...
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CSA Articles - Medical Screening
Medical Screening Important tests that can keep you healthy and save your life. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Southern Shopping
Southern Shopping Join "Along the 1-75" author Dave Hunter as he visits local markets in the south. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - 2004 Closer Connection Form
2004 Closer Connection Form 2004 Closer Connection form 8840 to be published in Spring issue of CSANews. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - CSANews Content
CSANews Content Dear Mr. Brissenden, I have been a member for several years because I believe in the goals and have benefited, in many ways, from my CSA membership. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - RVing in Mexico
RVing in Mexico If you're looking for a new destination or a new mode of travel, why not travel to Mexico in an RV? My wife and I have made 9 extensive trips into Mexico. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Travel Health Insurance: Why You Need It?
Travel Health Insurance: Why You Need It? Travel Health Insurance: Why you need it! How you can continue to get it! - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - When Crossing The Border...
When Crossing The Border... When crossing the border...has something like this happened to you? - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Tarará: What's in a Name?
Tarará: What's in a Name? The name Tarará carries an inherent suggestion of musicality, yet in Latin America, it can refer to very different topics. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Finally, a Response From the IRS…You Might Be in for a Big Surprise!
Finally, a Response From the IRS…You Might Be in for a Big Surprise! In my last column, I talked about the validity of filing the U.S. Closer Connection Exception Statement, Form 8840. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - To File or Not to File? 8840
To File or Not to File? 8840 I can't remember how many times I have written about the Closer Connection Exception Statement (Form 8840) filing for visitors to the United States ­ including Canadians! - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - It is time to get serious!
It is time to get serious! During the many social events I visited throughout Florida, I must admit that I was impressed with the positive attitude of most Canadians. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Closer Connection Exception Form
Closer Connection Exception Form The IRS form 8840 is required, on an annual basis, by persons who claim that in spite of meeting the 'Substantial Presence Test' as to presence in the U.S., they are exempt from income tax because their tax home is a...
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CSA Articles - Letter from the Editor Issue 45
Letter from the Editor Issue 45 It is probably not very "editor-like," but I want to remember an old friend who recently passed on. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Closer Connection Exception Form
Closer Connection Exception Form Closer Connection Exception Form - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - You could have fooled me!
You could have fooled me! There might be fewer of you Canadian snowbirds spending the winter in the sun belt, but boy, oh boy, are you active! - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Closer Connection Exception Form
Closer Connection Exception Form The IRS form 8840 is required, on an annual basis, by persons who claim that, in spite of meeting the "Substantial Presence Test" as to presence in the U.S., they are exempt from tax because their tax home is a...
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CSA Articles - 8840 Form
8840 Form Dear Birdtalk, In our Park in Mesa, Arizona, there are several Canadians who do not complete form 8840, the "Closer Connection Exception Statement for Aliens" form. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - 8840 – To File or Not to File
8840 – To File or Not to File If you have been spending an extensive amount of time in the United States over the last few years, it is imperative that you take the Substantial Presence Test and determine if you should file an 8840 with the I.R.S....
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CSA Articles - President's Message Issue 62
President's Message Issue 62 I have now begun my final year as president of our association. It started off with plenty of travel and many meetings. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Government Relations Report Issue 62
Government Relations Report Issue 62 I am happy to report that there has been a significant development in one of our most important areas of ongoing government advocacy. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Dwayne and Catherine Johns
Dwayne and Catherine Johns Dwayne Alwyn Johns started life and his career in Canada's Midwest. When he graduated from Brandon Collegiate Institute, he was not yet old enough for the Armed Forces (the Second World War was underway), so the teenager...
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CSA Articles - Moral: Old men can still think fast!
Moral: Old men can still think fast! The old farmer had a large pond in the back, fixed up nicely with picnic tables, a barbecue pit, horseshoe courts, and some apple and peach trees. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Throne Speech Defends Rights of Canadian Travellers
Throne Speech Defends Rights of Canadian Travellers Toronto, ON -- In an unexpected and unprecedented move, Governor General Adrienne Clarkson has, in the Speech from the Throne, firmly put the support of the Federal Government behind the...
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CSA Articles - Annual Celebration Returns to Indio
Annual Celebration Returns to Indio Indio, CA California Snowbird Extravaganza, the annual event that's anticipated by thousands of snowbirds and American winter residents in Southern California has found a new/old home. - Snowbird Info - CSA...
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CSA Articles - Heart Attack: Prevention and Treatment
Heart Attack: Prevention and Treatment About one in four Canadians are affected by heart disease and about half of those will develop it after the age of 65. Because coronary artery disease (CAD), the major cause of heart disease, is still the...
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CSA Articles - Hearing Troubles
Hearing Troubles A man feared that his wife wasn't hearing as well as she used to, and thought that she might need a hearing aid. Not quite sure how to approach her, he called the family doctor to discuss the problem. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles...
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CSA Articles - IRS 8840 – Closer Connection Form
IRS 8840 – Closer Connection Form The deadline to submit the Closer Connection (8840) form is June 15, 2007. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - CSA Addresses Florida Property Tax Reform Committee
CSA Addresses Florida Property Tax Reform Committee CSA president Gerry Brissenden, accompanied by CSA legal counsel Wallace Weylie, addressed the Florida Property Tax Reform Committee at their meeting in Tampa Florida on Friday November 17, 2006. -...
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CSA Articles - Busch Gardens and SeaWorld
Busch Gardens and SeaWorld Long-known for creating one-of-a-kind adventures and interactive experiences with the natural world, central Florida’s Worlds of Discovery parks – Busch Gardens Africa in Tampa and SeaWorld Orlando – will unveil two...
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CSA Articles - Which Cold Remedies Really Work?
Which Cold Remedies Really Work? In its Nutrition Action Newsletter, the Centre for Science in the Public Interest takes a Closer look at the effectiveness of popular cold remedies. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - 8840 – TO FILE OR NOT TO FILE
8840 – TO FILE OR NOT TO FILE Closer Connection Form 8840 – TO FILE OR NOT TO FILE - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Hormone Replacement Therapy
Hormone Replacement Therapy The heart attack risk associated with HRT, which has been prevalent in medical journals and even in this humble magazine, may have been misdiagnosed and overstated! A 2002 report by the Women's Health Initiative revealed...
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CSA Articles - Vehicle Registration in Florida
Vehicle Registration in Florida Dear Bird Talk, I reference the advice given to John & Debbie Chalmers in the spring 08 issue in the bird talk section. You stated that Florida requires an individual to have a Florida driver’s licence number in...
csa-articles/post/1385/Vehicle-Registration-in-Florida  

CSA Articles - Snowbirds.org - updated to serve you better!
Snowbirds.org - updated to serve you better! Since its grand debut in 2000, the official website of the Canadian Snowbird Association has been providing pertinent information to travelling Canadians. Over the years, it has evolved into a...
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CSA Articles - And the Survey Says...
And the Survey Says... And the survey says...that our readers represent the best people that you can find in Canada. The number of responses to our survey increased by 30% and our readers took the time to not only answer the questions, but also...
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CSA Articles - Special Guest Columnist - Michael Coren
Special Guest Columnist - Michael Coren I think we’ve all noticed that the air smells sweeter, our hair is thicker and food tastier now that he whose name we speak in hushed tones has been elected to the presidency. The man, of course,...
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CSA Articles - Closer Connection Form 8840: TO FILE OR NOT TO FILE
Closer Connection Form 8840: TO FILE OR NOT TO FILE The Canadian Snowbird Association recommends that all snowbirds who consistently spend four (4) months or longer in the United States each year file an 8840 Closer Connection Form with the United...
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CSA Articles - 8840 Closer Connection Form
8840 Closer Connection Form Canadian residents who winter in the U.S. are technically subject to U.S. income tax if they exceed a specific number of days in the U.S. in any one year. To avoid U.S. taxation, IRS form 8840 (Closer Connection Exemption...
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CSA Articles - A Driving Tour of Holland
A Driving Tour of Holland Holland is a tourism paradox. It's a compact country (only 175 by 295 kilometers in size), but it is so full of things to see and do that it seems much larger. You can drive from corner to corner in just four hours,...
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CSA Articles - Demystifying the Amazon
Demystifying the Amazon An Amazon cruise is all about shattering misconceptions. Even at the planning stage, the river’s size changed our intentions of taking a full-length cruise. We knew that the 6,740-kilometre Amazon is the...
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CSA Articles - How to Make an Effective Charitable Donation - A Six Step Process to Ensure That You Get the Biggest Bang For Your Charitable Buck
How to Make an Effective Charitable Donation - A Six Step Process to Ensure That You Get the Biggest Bang For Your Charitable Buck Of all the things we do in life, there are few more satisfying than making a charitable gift. Whether it's for a...
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CSA Articles - Money-saving Tips: Extending Your RV Travel Dollars
Money-saving Tips: Extending Your RV Travel Dollars The latest Campfire Canvass survey of RV owners conducted by the Recreation Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA) revealed that 53% intend to use their RV more this summer, despite higher fuel...
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CSA Articles - PREPARATION IS KEY FOR A REWARDING SNOWBIRD TRAVEL SEASON
PREPARATION IS KEY FOR A REWARDING SNOWBIRD TRAVEL SEASON Toronto – Spending the winter in the sunny south sure beats contending with the ice and snow. If you are truly going to enjoy the fruits of the snowbird lifestyle experience preparation is...
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CSA Articles - Botswana: Beauty & The Beasts
Botswana: Beauty & The Beasts “His rotten-meat breath woke me up,” said our guide, Gavin. “The hyena stuck his nose into my mosquito net, but I pretended to sleep, so he eventually slunk away.” - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles...
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