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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 - Best Cell Phone Plan
Dear Bird Talk, I learn so much from reading our CSA magazine, plus the sharing of information from our snowbirds via Bird Talk. Is there a way to determine the best cell phone plan to use between Canada and the U.S. that avoids the prohibitive...
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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 - 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 - 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...
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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 - 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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Birdtalk - Tax on U.S. income
The information in this section of CSANews is always very useful to snowbirds and others with some Connection to the U.S. Could you please clarify your response to a recent letter in which you state that, "if you earn income in the U.S. you do have...
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Birdtalk - Closer Connection form
We travel to Florida every year and complete the Closer Connection forms...we are usually there for approx. 172-175 days.......
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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 - Snowbird Interview with Jack Layton
Snowbird Interview with Jack Layton NDP leader Jack Layton speaks to CSANews about the disparity between provinces and territories in regards to health benefits for snowbirds. - 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 - The Wired Snowbird II: Hotel Connections
The Wired Snowbird II: Hotel Connections The long day's trek is behind you and at last you haul your suitcase into your hotel room, lie back, put your feet up and let the travel tension drain away. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - The Wired Snowbird: Travels with my Laptop
The Wired Snowbird: Travels with my Laptop Great advice for staying "connected" while travelling. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Online Anywhere
Online Anywhere So now that we are all online and taking advantage of the convenience inherent in the Internet, let's take a look at one of the new options for getting online in the first place...the high speed satellite hook-up. - Snowbird Info -...
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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 - 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 - 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 - Spyware
Spyware With all the things that are good with the Internet, there will always be some accompanying bad (I wanted to say crap, but I think it will be edited out) with which we have to deal in order to realize the best that it has to offer. -...
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CSA Articles - How I Accidentally Flew a Wright Flying Machine
How I Accidentally Flew a Wright Flying Machine Dec. 17, 2003, marks the 100th anniversary of the first powered flight of a heavier-than-air machine, when Orville Wright of Dayton, Ohio, flew the first Wright Flyer 120 feet at Kitty Hawk, N.C. -...
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CSA Articles - OMEGA-3 Oils
OMEGA-3 Oils Eating enough fish? Some fats are actually good for you. Omega-3 Oils: healthy fats you can't afford to lose. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Movie Maker
Movie Maker Television has come a long way in the last 30 years. - 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 - Go Digital For Pictures
Go Digital For Pictures January 2003 was my first foray at Snowbird Extravaganza in Lakeland, Florida. No bias here, but how can anyone not visit this two-day spectacle. - 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 - Elder Abuse
Elder Abuse Dr. Elizabeth Podnieks, one of Canada's leading authorities on elder abuse speaks out. - 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 - Millenium
Millenium A century of milestones to be remembered. - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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...
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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 - The cutting edge of keeping in touch
The cutting edge of keeping in touch Technology is making it easier to stay in contact with friends and family. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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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 - Computer Maintenance and Safety Tips
Computer Maintenance and Safety Tips From the numerous e-mails that I receive on a daily basis, it is apparent that most computer problems are software related. Hardware rarely fails if computer maintenance and security are taken seriously....
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CSA Articles - What Makes Retirees Really Happy?
What Makes Retirees Really Happy? You may or may not be surprised. A recent study shows that strong social ties are the key to a happy retirement; more so than having grandchildren. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - The Ins and Outs of Dividend Investing
The Ins and Outs of Dividend Investing Looking for income and growth? Look for dividends. Lately, investors have been faced with a difficult choice. On one hand, equity investors have been shaken by ongoing stock market volatility. On the...
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CSA Articles - Podcasts
Podcasts What is a podcast? A podcast is a computer file, usually audio and sometimes video, which can be listened to on, or downloaded from the Internet. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Surprising Saskatchewan
Surprising Saskatchewan "Yawn." That was the response we got from family and friends when we told them we were vacationing in Saskatchewan. "Really?" That was their response when we told them about the discoveries that we made there. - Snowbird Info...
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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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