Some Small Things a Canadian Should Know While Moving To U.S

Oct 22nd 2015 at 5:58 AM

Snowbirds Florida a name used majorly for peoples who are moving from Canada to Florida as in winter season the people living at higher altitudes thinks to move to the warmer places.

Snowbirds Florida:

Snowbird word is associated with the people who change their cities and migrate from their colder climate places of northern USA and Canada in winter to the hot climate places such as Florida, California, Texas or anywhere in the northern USA or in the warmer places of southern United State.

Snowbirds can be anyone a retried person who want to go at warmer places because of some health issues and can be a business person, younger fellow or can be a tourist.

Canadians living in USA:

There are plenty of reasons for Canadians to live in USA. Canadians living in USA may be because of their employment, thousands of Canadians moved to USA because of they are working in USA but before move to USA one should apply for a work visa.

Canadians have permission to visit the United States for up to 6 months in a period of 12 months one can again to the United States if once he has completed that 6 months period after visiting US.But to visiting the USA once should apply for different visa according to the given reason why they are visiting to USA such as if you are going for any office work then you will come under B-1 status. If you are going on a family trip then you would enter in B-2 status. But if someone is getting married with a USA citizen then that person will automatically become a citizen of USA.

US-Canada tax:

Completing all the taxation responsibilities may be a complicating thing but there are several leading firms that are running across in US and Canada that can help you and guide about this and can relieve you from this pain. This is the stressful part while moving from one country to other country and one should have to pay some tax in order to follow the rules and regulations.

IRS forms 8840:


IRS stands for Internal Revenue System. Canadian residents who visit U.S and if exceeds the given time period according to the form 8840 calculation in any one year then to avoid the stressful taxation process one needs to fill the IRS form 8840 (closer connection exemption statement for aliens) just to ensure that you are maintaining a closer connection to foreign country such as Canada where you are paying regular tax.

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