Democrats Abroad Canada is pleased to announce two webinars, one on a topic which has proven to be in great demand from members, and the other presenting a new topic

Estate Planning for U.S. Citizens Living in Canada

Sunday, September 17, 2017
3:00-4:30 PM Eastern
12:00-1:30 PM Pacific
Presented by SKL Tax

And

Going North – Canadian Immigration Options for US Citizens

Monday, September 18, 2017
8:00-9:30 PM Eastern
5:00-6:30 PM Pacific
Presented by BDO Canada LLP

Estate Planning for U.S. Citizens Living in Canada
Sunday, September 17, 2017
3:00-4:30 PM Eastern
12:00-1:30 PM Pacific

This webinar, presented by Max Reed of SKL Tax, outlines the basics of estate planning for US citizens who live in Canada. Topics include:

• What is estate planning and why it matters
• The estate planning basics
• The basics of US estate tax
• Canadian income tax at death
• Selling your principal residence
• Tax consequences of inheriting money from US parents
• Other cross-border trips and traps

Max Reed is a cross-border tax lawyer at SKL Tax where he specializes in tax and estate planning for dual citizens and helping people evaluate their citizenship options. Prior to joining SKL tax he practiced US tax law at White & Case LLP in New York and before that clerked at the Canadian Federal Court of Appeal where he specialized in Canadian tax. Max is the co-author (with Dick Pound) of A Tax Guide for US Citizens in Canada - a plain language guidebook that helps US Citizens in Canada understand their tax obligations, a number of technical articles on US tax for Canadians, and a series of newspaper columns on the same topic. You can learn more about Max at http://www.skltax.com/max-reed.

Space is limited!

Previous webinars on this topic have been filled
to capacity so we recommend registering early.

                                                     CLICK HERE to register for Estate Planning Sept. 17th

About SKL Tax

SKL Tax is a law and accounting firm that has been serving US citizens in Canada for over 40 years. SKL's team of accountants and lawyers provides a range of cross-border tax services including yearly tax compliance, general tax planning, renunciation of US citizenship, estate planning and administration, FATCA compliance, and tax services for owner-managers


Going North – Canadian Immigration Options for US Citizens
Monday, September 18, 2017
8:00-9:30 PM Eastern
5:00-6:30 PM Pacific

Leading this session from BDO Canada LLP is Doreen Buksner, Senior Manager, BDO Immigration Services and Tracie Jennett, Manager, BDO U.S. Personal Tax.

Are you or your family members interested in moving to Canada for a work assignment or a course of study? Are you currently residing in Canada and want to stay, or move here permanently?

This webinar will cover the most frequently used strategies for U.S. citizens relocating to Canada on a temporary or permanent basis.

You will benefit from this webinar if you are a foreign worker currently in Canada or seeking employment in Canada; foreign student currently enrolled in post-secondary education programs in Canada; working age professional looking to relocate permanently; family members looking to reunite in Canada, or a Canadian permanent resident seeking citizenship.

We will cover the following:

- Work and Study Permits

- Permanent Residence for Skilled Workers

- Family Sponsorship

- Citizenship

- Cross-border considerations

- Basic tax requirements for temporary or permanent residents

                              CLICK HERE to register for Going North – Immigration Options Sept. 18th

About BDO Canada

BDO is a leading provider of professional services to clients of all sizes in virtually all business sectors. BDO’s Immigration Services group provides a wide range of corporate and individual immigration services. They can assist with a variety of Canadian inbound and outbound matters, including business visas, work and study permits, and permanent residence applications. BDO’s U.S. Tax Practice helps businesses and individuals throughout Canada minimize their U.S. tax burden and identify new tax benefits. BDO professionals on both sides of the border provide personalized service through a single point of contact.

Democrats Abroad Canada suggests a donation of $10 to cover costs associated with presenting the webinars and raise funds for our 2017-18 Get Out The Vote campaign efforts.

Democratically Yours,

Steve Nardi
Chair, Democrats Abroad Canada