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Forum: Canada
Sep 17th 2004, 5:01 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 907
Posted By Bryan Kellar

Re: How cold at a hockey game?

You know, every year the Bay has a Baby Sale -- and my wife always says she is disappointed to find that they are always out of babies!!!!

(Sorry, I couldn't help myself......) :)

Bryan
Forum: USA
Aug 30th 2004, 4:37 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 557
Posted By Bryan Kellar

Re: Tax Questions

The IRS just started this year the process where you have to file the tax return at the same time as when you apply for an ITIN for spouses and dependents. What I have found is happening (to people...
Forum: Canada
Aug 28th 2004, 1:07 am
Replies: 6
Views: 501
Posted By Bryan Kellar

Re: What is taxable income???

In general, when someone is talking about taxable income, they are talking about all of your income minus all of your deductions. This is ultimately the amount that you are taxed on.

For example,...
Forum: Canada
Aug 28th 2004, 12:38 am
Replies: 5
Views: 598
Posted By Bryan Kellar

Re: Taxes In Canada

Last question first: There is a good child benefits calculator at http://www.cra-arc.gc.ca/benefits/calculator/menu-e.html . You appear to come out about $73.00 per month. However, keep in mind,...
Forum: Canada
Aug 26th 2004, 11:48 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 598
Posted By Bryan Kellar

Re: Taxes In Canada

Welllllllllllllll...........
This depends on a few things.

If you are outside the country AND considered to be a non-resident AND the source of the income is not Canadian, then you don't owe...
Forum: Canada
Aug 24th 2004, 3:55 am
Replies: 4
Views: 2,243
Posted By Bryan Kellar

Re: Child Benefit

From the CRA at http://www.cra-arc.gc.ca/dchmf/icbc-simn/simnWorldInc-e.jsp?ident=client :

If you resided in Canada throughout 2003, enter the amount from line 236 of your tax return.

If you...
Forum: Canada
Aug 24th 2004, 3:46 am
Replies: 25
Views: 1,740
Posted By Bryan Kellar

Racial Discrimination in Canada

Someone in my Yahoo group asked a question, which was off-topic for that group, but it got me thinking. So let me ask it here:

In your opinion, is racial discrimination more or less of a problem...
Forum: Canada
Aug 20th 2004, 3:49 am
Replies: 17
Views: 1,672
Posted By Bryan Kellar

Re: Prostitution ....

Actually, we have our Canadian PR application in the process. Maybe I hsould change that to "Future Vancouver resident" or something similarly optimistic. :)
Forum: Canada
Aug 19th 2004, 4:42 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,672
Posted By Bryan Kellar

Re: Prostitution ....

I suppose to be socially acceptable, you have to preface a comment like this with the following tye of statement (which incidentally, I believe to be true):

Too many of the women who are...
Forum: USA
Aug 12th 2004, 4:12 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 988
Posted By Bryan Kellar

Re: Cell phone coverage, experiences?

[QUOTE=snorkmaiden]I looked up the consumer reports and Verizon get the best score in pretty much all areas, particularly their customer service.

"Consider Verizon first. The company, which...
Forum: Canada
Aug 3rd 2004, 2:40 am
Replies: 4
Views: 488
Posted By Bryan Kellar

Re: Tax question

Hi there!

From the Canadian tax side, you would potentially have a tax liability in Canada if you sold it after you moved, since it is no longer your home.

However, the basis, or "purchase...
Forum: Canada
Jul 14th 2004, 9:39 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 490
Posted By Bryan Kellar

Re: capital gains tax

Hello!

Bad news first: Yes, there is a tax on capital gains in Canada. Once you become a resident of Canada for tax purposes, if you sell your property anywhere in the world, then you will owe...
Jul 13th 2004, 11:03 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 1,519
Posted By Bryan Kellar

Re: Notarized Fingerprint

I don't have a similar situation, but I think I see what is going on.

Here is the process you are describing from the other direction, the one that the people you will actually meet will be...
Forum: USA
Jun 28th 2004, 3:16 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 1,690
Posted By Bryan Kellar

One thing about hte Vonage service -- they have a...

One thing about hte Vonage service -- they have a feature (look for "Network Availability Number" in the Features section of the online dashboard) that should forward your incoming calls to another...
Forum: Canada
Jun 28th 2004, 3:03 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 1,439
Posted By Bryan Kellar

Funny we should be talking about this right now. ...

Funny we should be talking about this right now. According to the CBC News, there was a 6.7 earthquake last night in the Queen Charlotte Islands on the northern BC coast. Not a heavily populated...
Forum: Canada
Jun 27th 2004, 10:24 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 1,439
Posted By Bryan Kellar

Re: BC Earthquakes

I had read somewhere that quakes the magnitude of the January 1700 quake happens about once every 500 years, so I suppose I can fool myself into thinking it won't happen during my lifetime.

But...
Forum: USA
Jun 26th 2004, 6:19 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 1,690
Posted By Bryan Kellar

Re: VoIP

I have been using Vonage as a secondary business line and for my fax line for about four months now, and I have had few problems with it. I do a fair amount of business "long distance" (especially...
Forum: Canada
Jun 18th 2004, 10:13 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 752
Posted By Bryan Kellar

re: immigration trusts

A comment on the example in the website you noted: There is no provision for the taxes in the country where the trust is administered. Of course, it could be in one of those "tax-free havens". Now...
Forum: Canada
Jun 18th 2004, 9:45 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 752
Posted By Bryan Kellar

Re: New Immigrants and taxes

Hi bard!


I get asked a lot about tax breaks for immigrants, and the short answer is that there really isn't anything special.

There may be some things you can do with "timing issues", for...
Forum: Canada
Jun 18th 2004, 9:17 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 466
Posted By Bryan Kellar

Re: hotels in vancouver

I spend a week in Vancouver 3-4 times a year, and the last several times in a row I have gone the Travel Lodge in Richmond near the Airport has always been the low price winner. The last time I went...
Jun 13th 2004, 12:59 am
Replies: 2
Views: 529
Posted By Bryan Kellar

Re: Can I cancel the lawyers representation and get all further corresponce from CIC

It is my understanding that you can contact CIC and withdraw your lawyer's permission to correspond on your behalf.

However, if you signed a contract to pay the lawyer a certain amount of money,...
Forum: Canada
Jun 3rd 2004, 8:15 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 810
Posted By Bryan Kellar

Re: Consulting Jobs and incorporating

A few random thoughts on this:

1) How you deal with this DOES depend a bit on what kind of consultant you are. There are a lot of regulated industries in Canada. However, the licensing aspect...
Forum: Canada
Jun 3rd 2004, 12:47 am
Replies: 8
Views: 553
Posted By Bryan Kellar

Re: Accountant jobs in Nova Scotia

Hi Liverpool Acc!

My background: I'm looking to move to Vancouver, and I am a tax accountant in the US, but my profesional credential (issued by the US Internal Revenue Service) is something that...
Forum: Canada
Jun 2nd 2004, 4:16 am
Replies: 2
Views: 406
Posted By Bryan Kellar

Re: Taxation on foreign earnings

Hi Sean.

1. What they are likely talking about is taxing the interest (or other earnings) that accrue to the account. If you are a "resident" of Canada for tax purposes, then you would be taxed...
Forum: Canada
May 25th 2004, 4:21 am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,469
Posted By Bryan Kellar

Just a suggestion -- the radio-canada website has...

Just a suggestion -- the radio-canada website has an archive of the last week (or so) news broadcasts on their website. I sometimes go there to practice listening to French.

However, I imagine...
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