Engaging an independent contractor? It's more complicated than you think! Engaging an independent contractor or a self-employed individual is becoming more common as an alternative source of talent. However, complexities can arise in the determination of their status as an employee or an independent contractor.
Doing Business in the United States: U.S. state tax issues facing Canadian companies and their employees As a result of the current economic environment, many U.S. states have become much more aggressive in taxing foreign corporations and individuals doing business in the United States.
New US Investment Reporting Rules: Are you ready? What's new and what you need to know Effective 2014, Canadian financial institutions will be required to disclose certain information to the US Internal Revenue Service (IRS) for US account holders with Canadian accounts. This presentation reviews what this will mean for individual taxpayers and for companies with globally mobile employees.
Director’s Fees: An overview of corporate and personal tax compliance for Canadian companies and their directors To mitigate tax authority scrutiny, some companies opt to hire external directors for better oversight. This may result in fee payments to resident and non-resident directors. This presentation outlines the tax implications of these scenarios.