Has your Canadian business expanded into the U.S.? Do you have dealings with U.S. customers? If so, have you considered the U.S. tax implications? It’s important that you do. Canadians — both individuals and corporations — can end up with a U.S. tax liability if they carry on a trade or business in the U.S. Even if there is no U.S. tax liability associated with carrying on a trade or business,there may be U.S. filing requirements, which may attract significant penalties if not met on a timely basis.
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