Webinar: The Basics of Cross-Border Taxes for Americans Living in Canada

With a citizen-based taxation system, US citizens in Canada are subject to double tax trouble. In the coming months American citizens in Canada potentially risk fines or having their banking or financial accounts closed.

This webinar will review the basics of cross-border taxes for individual US citizens in Canada. Join us to hear our presenter, Max Reed, as he covers a wide-range of topics, including: 

  • What do I do if I’ve never filed US taxes before?
  • What forms need to be filed?
  • What is FATCA & FBAR?
  • Issues with Canadian TFSAs/RESPs/RRSPs/Pensions
  • Investment decisions for US citizens in Canada
  • Top 10 Tax Traps for US citizens in Canada

About Max Reed

Max Reed is a cross-border tax lawyer at Polaris Tax Counsel in Vancouver Canada. He focuses on tax strategies for those with tax issues that span the Canada-US border. Specifically, he helps US citizens in Canada with their tax and estate planning needs, renouncing their US citizenship, and getting caught up on overdue taxes. You can read more about Max here -> http://polaristax.com/max-reed/

Access to the webinar requires advance registration at this link. Upon registering you’ll receive an email with the access details.

There is no requirement of a donation to attend but we hope you’ll consider a donation of CAD$10 to support Democrats Abroad Canada’s get out the vote efforts in 2020. It’s going to be a crucial election requiring Democrats Abroad Canada to rely heavily on phone banking and social media campaigns to reach the 700,000-1m Americans living in Canada.

Thank you for your support - we look forward to you joining the webinar.


April 26, 2020 at 3pm - 4:30pm Eastern Time (US & Canada)
On WebEx either through the browser or iOS/Android app for smartphones & tablets
WebEx details provided upon registration
Mississauga, ON L5H 3B6
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