US Social Security Number

Fall 2004 CSANews Issue 52  |   Posted date : May 15, 2007.Back to list

Bird talk - Le Jaseur
Dear Bird Talk,

Our friends got a U.S. Social Security number. When I asked them what the advantages of having a U.S. number were, they simply said they thought it was a good idea. Are there advantages of a Snowbird having a U.S. Social Security number? Do you recommend it?

Dave Michael

Response :
Canadians can no longer obtain Social Security Numbers. If they have a reason, such as the sale of property they own in the United States, they can obtain a TIN (Tax Identification Number) – Wallace Weylie, CSA Legal Counsel

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