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US Citizen in Canada. I need help filing my taxes

Discussion in 'Business & Tax Advice' started by xpro, Mar 30, 2010.

  1. xpro

    xpro Regular Member

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    Hello

    I'm a US citizen living in Canada as a permanent resident. This is the first time I'll be filing taxes and I have no idea how to do it. Is it free to get it done or should I pay someone? how do I start?


    Best Regards!
     
  2. jonnyquest

    jonnyquest Regular Member

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    If paying Canadian taxes seek out a professional. It is worth the
    fees they charge. Got to think they have the equivalent H&R Block
    or Jackson Hewitt.

    JQ
     
  3. neuromancerx

    neuromancerx Registered Member

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    all H&R block does is boot up their tax software and enter in the fields when prompted. if you don't have complicated offshore holdings and RRSPs or whatever just do it yourself with any $5 or even free tax software
    http://anonym.to/?http://www.netfile.gc.ca/sftwr-eng.html

    money mart does taxes for free, and gives you an instant payout if you have a return

    i think you still have to file to the IRS too (but not pay anything unless you make over 300k or something) lest you have some problems coming back across the border
     
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