Bird Talk / Issue 104


Bird talk - Le Jaseur
 



Border guards
Posted date : Sep 11, 2017.
I enjoy reading the various questions and answers re: Dear Bird Talk. One answer caught my attention in the summer 2017 issue 103.   Read more...

South Okanagan article summer 2017 edition
Posted date : Sep 11, 2017.
Being from the Okanagan, I was delighted to read your article about the South Okanagan. However, I was disappointed....   Read more...

U.S. auto insurance
Posted date : Sep 11, 2017.
We own a home in Arizona and have two vehicles registered and insured there. We have always maintained full insurance on the vehicles.....   Read more...

IRS
Posted date : Sep 11, 2017.
If my wife and I visit Arizona for five months every calendar year (say Nov. 1-March 31) and file an 8840 every year, will we be subject to U.S. taxes based on worldly income?   Read more...

Lack of diversity in CSANews
Posted date : Sep 11, 2017.
My wife and I enjoy the information and articles found in your magazine. However, I keep being disappointed....   Read more...

30-Day rule
Posted date : Sep 11, 2017.
Regarding the 30-day absence rule, I have recently had a fellow snowbird inform me that they have been told that you must actually return to Canada....   Read more...

IRS Form 8840
Posted date : Sep 11, 2017.
I submit the IRS Form 8840 annually, but do not receive any confirmation from the IRS..   Read more...

The "30-Day Limit"
Posted date : Sep 11, 2017.
If Canadian snowbirds can’t deduct their "allowed days" during short times back in Canada (i.e. for Christmas) unless the visit lasts for 30 days or longer...do the U.S. regulations also state for any SHORT trips by Canadians INTO the U.S.   Read more...

Annual Add-on for Canadian travel
Posted date : Sep 11, 2017.
In the spring, 2017 CSANews Issue 102, I questioned if any travel health insurance company covered travel in Canada at a reasonable rate.   Read more...

Overstaying 182 days in the U.S.
Posted date : Sep 11, 2017.
Can anyone comment on what happens if you overstay your 182 days in the U.S.? I understand that the IRS can consider you taxable on worldwide income, but do they contact you?   Read more...

Use of medical marijuana
Posted date : Sep 11, 2017.
Many in the snowbird community must be thinking about the use of medical marijuana. Please give us guidelines concerning Medipac and U.S. border regulations.   Read more...