COVID-19 has changed many aspects of our lives, including the possibility of working remotely. As a result, we have seen a trend where various professionals such as IT employees working for Google, Facebook, etc. who otherwise reside in the US, decided to take the opportunity to spend time in Canada while remaining employed by their US employer.
This past June, the Affordable Care Act (ACA), often referred to as “Obamacare,” survived a third Republican repeal attempt as the US Supreme Court upheld the landmark 2010 law in an unambiguous 7-2 decision. In response, President Obama tweeted, “This ruling reaffirms what we have long known to be true: the Affordable Care Act is here to stay.”
The future of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), also known as Obamacare, and by extension the entire healthcare landscape in the U.S., is anybody’s guess at this point with the U.S. election day almost upon us. The recent death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg in September and her subsequent replacement by...
Matt Altro was recently interviewed by Michelle Schriver from Investment Executive to explain the potential tax impact the 2020 US Presidential election may have on US citizens living in Canada.
Non-residents of Canada can continue to hold RRSPs after leaving Canada. Income and gains in an RRSP are considered tax-free in Canada and in many foreign countries with which Canada has tax treaties and where non-residents may live.
As such, non-resident taxpayers may consider contributing to RRSPs for various reasons, if they have Canadian taxable income and RRSP contribution room.
For one, taxpayers can enjoy an immediate tax savings as RRSP contributions are deducted from Canadian taxable income.