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Spring Bird Talk Issues

Posted date : Aug 9, 2019

There are two issues raised in the Bird Talk of the spring issue on page 8, where I am questioning your response: (1) There is no withholding tax on a U.S. sale of less than $250,000. (2) In Canada, we are required to report any real estate transaction of more than $100,000 at purchase.

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Counting Days in the U.S.

Posted date : May 14, 2019

Any day that you are not in the U.S. for 24 hours (i.e. the day you enter and exit) does not count against your 183? Betty Stewart Medicine Hat, AB Response : Ed.: That is not correct. Every day, or part of a day, counts as a complete day. So the day you enter is […]

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Border crossing

Posted date : May 13, 2019

I took particular note of your editor’s comment in the fall issue which stated, “I have found no rationale for the many and varied decisions given by border guards.” You are so right! Here is a classic example. My wife and I spend just less than six months each winter in California from late October […]

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How the U.S. Counts Days

Posted date : Nov 13, 2017

In your answer to David Smith, you mention that returning to Canada for a week over Christmas or for a few days in Mexico should not be deducted from the six months…this may not be correct. I thought the same thing, that it had to be more than 30 days before not counting as time […]

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Is the 30-day rule being enforced?

Posted date : Nov 6, 2017

Dear Bird Talk, We arrived in the U.S. on October 22 and will be heading back to Canada mid-December for Christmas, returning in January. At a CSA presentation, we were told that we must be home for at least 30 days before returning to the U.S. Otherwise, those days count as days in U.S. None […]

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Banking Overdraft Fees in the U.S.

Posted date : Nov 4, 2017

Dear Bird Talk, Recently, I decided to remove the money I had remaining in my U.S. Royal Bank chequing account because I was returning to Canada within two weeks and I thought I would take the cash and just spend whatever money I had. I went to the bank machine and removed all that was […]

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