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Amend 2009 tax return online free Publication 1544 - Main Content Table of Contents Why Report These Payments? Who Must File Form 8300?What Payments Must Be Reported? What Is Cash? Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN) What Is a Related Transaction? What About Suspicious Transactions? When, Where, and What To File Examples Penalties How To Get Tax HelpLow Income Taxpayer Clinics (LITCs). Amend 2009 tax return online free Why Report These Payments? Drug dealers and smugglers often use large cash payments to “launder” money from illegal activities. Amend 2009 tax return online free Laundering means converting “dirty” or illegally-gained money to “clean” money. Amend 2009 tax return online free The government can often trace this laundered money through the payments you report. Amend 2009 tax return online free Laws passed by Congress require you to report these payments. Amend 2009 tax return online free Your compliance with these laws provides valuable information that can stop those who evade taxes and those who profit from the drug trade and other criminal activities. Amend 2009 tax return online free The USA PATRIOT Act of 2001 increased the scope of these laws to help trace funds used for terrorism. Amend 2009 tax return online free Who Must File Form 8300? Generally, any person in a trade or business who receives more than $10,000 in cash in a single transaction or in related transactions must file Form 8300. Amend 2009 tax return online free For example, you may have to file Form 8300 if you are a dealer in jewelry, furniture, boats, aircraft, or automobiles; a pawnbroker; an attorney; a real estate broker; an insurance company; or a travel agency. Amend 2009 tax return online free Special rules for clerks of federal or state courts are discussed later under Bail received by court clerks. Amend 2009 tax return online free However, you do not have to file Form 8300 if the transaction is not related to your trade or business. Amend 2009 tax return online free For example, if you own a jewelry store and sell your personal automobile for more than $10,000 in cash, you would not submit a Form 8300 for that transaction. Amend 2009 tax return online free Transaction defined. Amend 2009 tax return online free    A “transaction” occurs when: Goods, services, or property are sold; Property is rented; Cash is exchanged for other cash; A contribution is made to a trust or escrow account; A loan is made or repaid; or Cash is converted to a negotiable instrument, such as a check or a bond. Amend 2009 tax return online free Person defined. Amend 2009 tax return online free   A “person” includes an individual, a company, a corporation, a partnership, an association, a trust, or an estate. Amend 2009 tax return online free   Exempt organizations, including employee plans, are also “persons. Amend 2009 tax return online free ” However, exempt organizations do not have to file Form 8300 for a more-than-$10,000 charitable cash contribution they receive since it is not received in the course of a trade or business. Amend 2009 tax return online free Foreign transactions. Amend 2009 tax return online free   You do not have to file Form 8300 if the entire transaction (including the receipt of cash) takes place outside of: The 50 states, The District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, or A possession or territory of the United States. Amend 2009 tax return online free However, you must file Form 8300 if any part of the transaction (including the receipt of cash) occurs in Puerto Rico or a possession or territory of the United States and you are subject to the Internal Revenue Code. Amend 2009 tax return online free Bail received by court clerks. Amend 2009 tax return online free   Any clerk of a federal or state court who receives more than $10,000 in cash as bail for an individual charged with any of the following criminal offenses must file Form 8300: Any federal offense involving a controlled substance, Racketeering, Money laundering, and Any state offense substantially similar to (1), (2), or (3) above. Amend 2009 tax return online free For more information about the rules that apply to court clerks, see Section 1. Amend 2009 tax return online free 6050I-2 of the Income Tax Regulations. Amend 2009 tax return online free What Payments Must Be Reported? You must file Form 8300 to report cash paid to you if it is: Over $10,000, Received as: One lump sum of over $10,000, Installment payments that cause the total cash received within 1 year of the initial payment to total more than $10,000, or Other previously unreportable payments that cause the total cash received within a 12-month period to total more than $10,000, Received in the course of your trade or business, Received from the same buyer (or agent), and Received in a single transaction or in related transactions (defined later). Amend 2009 tax return online free What Is Cash? Cash is: The coins and currency of the United States (and any other country), and A cashier's check, bank draft, traveler's check, or money order you receive, if it has a face amount of $10,000 or less and you receive it in: A designated reporting transaction (defined later), or Any transaction in which you know the payer is trying to avoid the reporting of the transaction on Form 8300. Amend 2009 tax return online free Cash may include a cashier's check even if it is called a “treasurer's check” or “bank check. Amend 2009 tax return online free ” Cash does not include a check drawn on an individual's personal account. Amend 2009 tax return online free A cashier's check, bank draft, traveler's check, or money order with a face amount of more than $10,000 is not treated as cash. Amend 2009 tax return online free These items are not defined as cash and you do not have to file Form 8300 when you receive them because, if they were bought with currency, the bank or other financial institution that issued them must file a report on FinCEN Form 104. Amend 2009 tax return online free Example 1. Amend 2009 tax return online free You are a coin dealer. Amend 2009 tax return online free Bob Green buys gold coins from you for $13,200. Amend 2009 tax return online free He pays for them with $6,200 in U. Amend 2009 tax return online free S. Amend 2009 tax return online free currency and a cashier's check having a face amount of $7,000. Amend 2009 tax return online free The cashier's check is treated as cash. Amend 2009 tax return online free You have received more than $10,000 cash and must file Form 8300 for this transaction. Amend 2009 tax return online free Example 2. Amend 2009 tax return online free You are a retail jeweler. Amend 2009 tax return online free Mary North buys an item of jewelry from you for $12,000. Amend 2009 tax return online free She pays for it with a personal check payable to you in the amount of $9,600 and traveler's checks totaling $2,400. Amend 2009 tax return online free Because the personal check is not treated as cash, you have not received more than $10,000 cash in the transaction. Amend 2009 tax return online free You do not have to file Form 8300. Amend 2009 tax return online free Example 3. Amend 2009 tax return online free You are a boat dealer. Amend 2009 tax return online free Emily Jones buys a boat from you for $16,500. Amend 2009 tax return online free She pays for it with a cashier's check payable to you in the amount of $16,500. Amend 2009 tax return online free The cashier's check is not treated as cash because its face amount is more than $10,000. Amend 2009 tax return online free You do not have to file Form 8300 for this transaction. Amend 2009 tax return online free Designated Reporting Transaction A designated reporting transaction is the retail sale of any of the following: A consumer durable, such as an automobile or boat. Amend 2009 tax return online free A consumer durable is property, other than land or buildings, that: Is suitable for personal use, Can reasonably be expected to last at least 1 year under ordinary use, Has a sales price of more than $10,000, and Can be seen or touched (tangible property). Amend 2009 tax return online free For example, a $20,000 car is a consumer durable, but a $20,000 dump truck or factory machine is not. Amend 2009 tax return online free The car is a consumer durable even if you sell it to a buyer who will use it in a business. Amend 2009 tax return online free A collectible (for example, a work of art, rug, antique, metal, gem, stamp, or coin). Amend 2009 tax return online free Travel or entertainment, if the total sales price of all items sold for the same trip or entertainment event in one transaction (or related transactions) is more than $10,000. Amend 2009 tax return online free To figure the total sales price of all items sold for a trip or entertainment event, you include the sales price of items such as airfare, hotel rooms, and admission tickets. Amend 2009 tax return online free Example. Amend 2009 tax return online free You are a travel agent. Amend 2009 tax return online free Ed Johnson asks you to charter a passenger airplane to take a group to a sports event in another city. Amend 2009 tax return online free He also asks you to book hotel rooms and admission tickets for the group. Amend 2009 tax return online free In payment, he gives you two money orders, each for $6,000. Amend 2009 tax return online free You have received more than $10,000 cash in this designated reporting transaction. Amend 2009 tax return online free You must file Form 8300. Amend 2009 tax return online free Retail sale. Amend 2009 tax return online free   The term “retail sale” means any sale made in the course of a trade or business that consists mainly of making sales to ultimate consumers. Amend 2009 tax return online free   Thus, if your business consists mainly of making sales to ultimate consumers, all sales you make in the course of that business are retail sales. Amend 2009 tax return online free This includes any sales of items that will be resold. Amend 2009 tax return online free Broker or intermediary. Amend 2009 tax return online free   A designated reporting transaction includes the retail sale of items (1), (2), or (3) of the preceding list, even if the funds are received by a broker or other intermediary, rather than directly by the seller. Amend 2009 tax return online free Exceptions to Definition of Cash A cashier's check, bank draft, traveler's check, or money order you received in a designated reporting transaction is not treated as cash if one of the following exceptions applies. Amend 2009 tax return online free Exception for certain bank loans. Amend 2009 tax return online free   A cashier's check, bank draft, traveler's check, or money order is not treated as cash if it is the proceeds from a bank loan. Amend 2009 tax return online free As proof that it is from a bank loan, you may rely on a copy of the loan document, a written statement or lien instruction from the bank, or similar proof. Amend 2009 tax return online free Example. Amend 2009 tax return online free You are a car dealer. Amend 2009 tax return online free Mandy White buys a new car from you for $11,500. Amend 2009 tax return online free She pays you with $2,000 of U. Amend 2009 tax return online free S. Amend 2009 tax return online free currency and a cashier's check for $9,500 payable to you and her. Amend 2009 tax return online free You can tell that the cashier's check is the proceeds of a bank loan because it includes instructions to you to have a lien put on the car as security for the loan. Amend 2009 tax return online free For this reason, the cashier's check is not treated as cash. Amend 2009 tax return online free You do not have to file Form 8300 for the transaction. Amend 2009 tax return online free Exception for certain installment sales. Amend 2009 tax return online free   A cashier's check, bank draft, traveler's check, or money order is not treated as cash if it is received in payment on a promissory note or an installment sales contract (including a lease that is considered a sale for federal tax purposes). Amend 2009 tax return online free However, this exception applies only if: You use similar notes or contracts in other sales to ultimate consumers in the ordinary course of your trade or business, and The total payments for the sale that you receive on or before the 60th day after the sale are 50% or less of the purchase price. Amend 2009 tax return online free Exception for certain down payment plans. Amend 2009 tax return online free   A cashier's check, bank draft, traveler's check, or money order is not treated as cash if you received it in payment for a consumer durable or collectible, and all three of the following statements are true. Amend 2009 tax return online free You receive it under a payment plan requiring: One or more down payments, and Payment of the rest of the purchase price by the date of sale. Amend 2009 tax return online free You receive it more than 60 days before the date of sale. Amend 2009 tax return online free You use payment plans with the same or substantially similar terms when selling to ultimate consumers in the ordinary course of your trade or business. Amend 2009 tax return online free Exception for travel and entertainment. Amend 2009 tax return online free   A cashier's check, bank draft, traveler's check, or money order received for travel or entertainment is not treated as cash if all three of the following statements are true. Amend 2009 tax return online free You receive it under a payment plan requiring: One or more down payments, and Payment of the rest of the purchase price by the earliest date that any travel or entertainment item (such as airfare) is furnished for the trip or entertainment event. Amend 2009 tax return online free You receive it more than 60 days before the date on which the final payment is due. Amend 2009 tax return online free You use payment plans with the same or substantially similar terms when selling to ultimate consumers in the ordinary course of your trade or business. Amend 2009 tax return online free Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN) You must furnish the correct TIN of the person or persons from whom you receive the cash. Amend 2009 tax return online free If the transaction is conducted on the behalf of another person or persons, you must furnish the TIN of that person or persons. Amend 2009 tax return online free If you do not know a person's TIN, you have to ask for it. Amend 2009 tax return online free You may be subject to penalties for an incorrect or missing TIN. Amend 2009 tax return online free There are three types of TINs. Amend 2009 tax return online free The TIN for an individual, including a sole proprietor, is the individual's social security number (SSN). Amend 2009 tax return online free The TIN for a nonresident alien individual who needs a TIN but is not eligible to get an SSN is an IRS individual taxpayer identification number (ITIN). Amend 2009 tax return online free An ITIN has nine digits, similar to an SSN. Amend 2009 tax return online free The TIN for other persons, including corporations, partnerships, and estates, is the employer identification number (EIN). Amend 2009 tax return online free Exception. Amend 2009 tax return online free   You are not required to provide the TIN of a person who is a nonresident alien individual or a foreign organization if that person or foreign organization: Does not have income effectively connected with the conduct of a U. Amend 2009 tax return online free S. Amend 2009 tax return online free trade or business; Does not have an office or place of business, or a fiscal or paying agent in the United States; Does not file a federal tax return; Does not furnish a withholding certificate described in §1. Amend 2009 tax return online free 1441-1(e)(2) or (3) or 1. Amend 2009 tax return online free 1441-5(c)(2)(iv) or (3)(iii) to the extent required under 1. Amend 2009 tax return online free 1441-1(e)(4)(vii); Does not have to furnish a TIN on any return, statement, or other document as required by the income tax regulations under section 897 or 1445; or In the case of a nonresident alien individual, the individual has not chosen to file a joint federal income tax return with a spouse who is a U. Amend 2009 tax return online free S. Amend 2009 tax return online free citizen or resident. Amend 2009 tax return online free What Is a Related Transaction? Any transactions between a buyer (or an agent of the buyer) and a seller that occur within a 24-hour period are related transactions. Amend 2009 tax return online free If you receive over $10,000 in cash during two or more transactions with one buyer in a 24-hour period, you must treat the transactions as one transaction and report the payments on Form 8300. Amend 2009 tax return online free For example, if you sell two products for $6,000 each to the same customer in 1 day and the customer pays you in cash, these are related transactions. Amend 2009 tax return online free Because they total $12,000 (more than $10,000), you must file Form 8300. Amend 2009 tax return online free More than 24 hours between transactions. Amend 2009 tax return online free   Transactions are related even if they are more than 24 hours apart if you know, or have reason to know, that each is one of a series of connected transactions. Amend 2009 tax return online free   For example, you are a travel agent. Amend 2009 tax return online free A client pays you $8,000 in cash for a trip. Amend 2009 tax return online free Two days later, the same client pays you $3,000 more in cash to include another person on the trip. Amend 2009 tax return online free These are related transactions, and you must file Form 8300 to report them. Amend 2009 tax return online free What About Suspicious Transactions? If you receive $10,000 or less in cash, you may voluntarily file Form 8300 if the transaction appears to be suspicious. Amend 2009 tax return online free A transaction is suspicious if it appears that a person is trying to cause you not to file Form 8300 or is trying to cause you to file a false or incomplete Form 8300, or if there is a sign of possible illegal activity. Amend 2009 tax return online free If you are suspicious, you are encouraged to call the local IRS Criminal Investigation Division as soon as possible. Amend 2009 tax return online free Or, you can call the FinCEN Financial Institution Hotline toll free at 1-866-556-3974. Amend 2009 tax return online free When, Where, and What To File The amount you receive and when you receive it determine when you must file. Amend 2009 tax return online free Generally, you must file Form 8300 within 15 days after receiving a payment. Amend 2009 tax return online free If the Form 8300 due date (the 15th or last day you can timely file the form) falls on a Saturday, Sunday, or legal holiday, it is delayed until the next day that is not a Saturday, Sunday, or legal holiday. Amend 2009 tax return online free More than one payment. Amend 2009 tax return online free   In some transactions, the buyer may arrange to pay you in cash installment payments. Amend 2009 tax return online free If the first payment is more than $10,000, you must file Form 8300 within 15 days. Amend 2009 tax return online free If the first payment is not more than $10,000, you must add the first payment and any later payments made within 1 year of the first payment. Amend 2009 tax return online free When the total cash payments are more than $10,000, you must file Form 8300 within 15 days. Amend 2009 tax return online free   After you file Form 8300, you must start a new count of cash payments received from that buyer. Amend 2009 tax return online free If you receive more than $10,000 in additional cash payments from that buyer within a 12-month period, you must file another Form 8300. Amend 2009 tax return online free You must file the form within 15 days of the payment that causes the additional payments to total more than $10,000. Amend 2009 tax return online free   If you are already required to file Form 8300 and you receive additional payments within the 15 days before you must file, you can report all the payments on one form. Amend 2009 tax return online free Example. Amend 2009 tax return online free On January 10, you receive a cash payment of $11,000. Amend 2009 tax return online free You receive additional cash payments on the same transaction of $4,000 on February 15, $5,000 on March 20, and $6,000 on May 12. Amend 2009 tax return online free By January 25, you must file a Form 8300 for the $11,000 payment. Amend 2009 tax return online free By May 27, you must file an additional Form 8300 for the additional payments that total $15,000. Amend 2009 tax return online free Amending a Report?   If you are amending a report, check box 1a at the top of Form 8300. Amend 2009 tax return online free Complete the form in its entirety (Parts I-IV) and include the amended information. Amend 2009 tax return online free Do not attach a copy of the original report. Amend 2009 tax return online free Where to file. Amend 2009 tax return online free   Mail the form to the address given in the Form 8300 instructions. Amend 2009 tax return online free Required statement to buyer. Amend 2009 tax return online free   You must give a written or electronic statement to each person named on any Form 8300 you must file. Amend 2009 tax return online free You can give the statement electronically only if the recipient agrees to receive it in that format. Amend 2009 tax return online free The statement must show the name and address of your business, the name and phone number of a contact person, and the total amount of reportable cash you received from the person during the year. Amend 2009 tax return online free It must state that you are also reporting this information to the IRS. Amend 2009 tax return online free   You must send this statement to the buyer by January 31 of the year after the year in which you received the cash that caused you to file the form. Amend 2009 tax return online free    You must keep a copy of every Form 8300 you file for 5 years. Amend 2009 tax return online free Examples Example 1. Amend 2009 tax return online free Pat Brown is the sales manager for Small Town Cars. Amend 2009 tax return online free On January 6, 2009, Jane Smith buys a new car from Pat and pays $18,000 in cash. Amend 2009 tax return online free Pat asks for identification from Jane to get the necessary information to complete Form 8300. Amend 2009 tax return online free A filled-in form is shown in this publication. Amend 2009 tax return online free Pat must mail the form to the address shown in the form's instructions by January 21, 2009. Amend 2009 tax return online free He must also send a statement to Jane by January 31, 2010. Amend 2009 tax return online free Example 2. Amend 2009 tax return online free Using the same facts given in Example 1, suppose Jane had arranged to make cash payments of $6,000 each on January 6, February 6, and March 6. Amend 2009 tax return online free Pat would have to file a Form 8300 by February 26 (17 days after receiving total cash payments within 1 year over $10,000 because February 21, 2009, is a Saturday). Amend 2009 tax return online free Pat would not have to report the remaining $6,000 cash payment because it is not more than $10,000. Amend 2009 tax return online free However, he could report it if he felt it was a suspicious transaction. Amend 2009 tax return online free Penalties There are civil penalties for failure to: File a correct Form 8300 by the date it is due, and Provide the required statement to those named in the Form 8300. Amend 2009 tax return online free If you intentionally disregard the requirement to file a correct Form 8300 by the date it is due, the penalty is the greater of: $25,000, or The amount of cash you received and were required to report (up to $100,000). Amend 2009 tax return online free There are criminal penalties for: Willful failure to file Form 8300, Willfully filing a false or fraudulent Form 8300, Stopping or trying to stop Form 8300 from being filed, and Setting up, helping to set up, or trying to set up a transaction in a way that would make it seem unnecessary to file Form 8300. Amend 2009 tax return online free If you willfully fail to file Form 8300, you can be fined up to $250,000 for individuals ($500,000 for corporations) or sentenced to up to 5 years in prison, or both. Amend 2009 tax return online free These dollar amounts are based on Section 3571 of Title 18 of the U. Amend 2009 tax return online free S. Amend 2009 tax return online free Code. Amend 2009 tax return online free The penalties for failure to file may also apply to any person (including a payer) who attempts to interfere with or prevent the seller (or business) from filing a correct Form 8300. Amend 2009 tax return online free This includes any attempt to structure the transaction in a way that would make it seem unnecessary to file Form 8300. Amend 2009 tax return online free Structuring means breaking up a large cash transaction into small cash transactions. 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Amend 2009 tax return online free Publication 597 - Main Content Table of Contents Application of Treaty Personal Services Pensions, Annuities, Social Security, and AlimonyRoth IRAs. Amend 2009 tax return online free Tax-deferred plans. Amend 2009 tax return online free Investment Income From Canadian Sources Other Income Charitable ContributionsQualified charities. Amend 2009 tax return online free Income Tax Credits Competent Authority Assistance How To Get Tax HelpText of Treaty U. Amend 2009 tax return online free S. Amend 2009 tax return online free Taxation Canadian Taxation Application of Treaty The benefits of the income tax treaty are generally provided on the basis of residence for income tax purposes. Amend 2009 tax return online free That is, a person who is recognized as a resident of the United States who has income from Canada, will often pay less income tax to Canada on that income than if no treaty was in effect. Amend 2009 tax return online free Article IV provides definitions of residents of Canada and the United States, and provides specific criteria for applying the treaty in cases where a taxpayer is considered by both countries to be a resident. Amend 2009 tax return online free Saving clause. Amend 2009 tax return online free   In most instances, a treaty does not affect the right of a country to tax its own residents (including those who are U. Amend 2009 tax return online free S. Amend 2009 tax return online free citizens) or of the United States to tax its residents or citizens (including U. Amend 2009 tax return online free S. Amend 2009 tax return online free citizens who are residents of the foreign country). Amend 2009 tax return online free This provision is known as the “saving clause. Amend 2009 tax return online free ”   For example, an individual who is a U. Amend 2009 tax return online free S. Amend 2009 tax return online free citizen and a resident of Canada may have dividend income from a U. Amend 2009 tax return online free S. Amend 2009 tax return online free corporation. Amend 2009 tax return online free The treaty provides a maximum rate of 15% on dividends received by a resident of Canada from sources in the United States. Amend 2009 tax return online free Even though a resident of Canada, the individual is a U. Amend 2009 tax return online free S. Amend 2009 tax return online free citizen and the saving clause overrides the treaty article that limits the U. Amend 2009 tax return online free S. Amend 2009 tax return online free tax to 15%. Amend 2009 tax return online free    Exceptions to the saving clause can be found in Article XXIX, paragraph 3. Amend 2009 tax return online free Treaty-based position. Amend 2009 tax return online free   If you take the position that any U. Amend 2009 tax return online free S. Amend 2009 tax return online free tax is overruled or otherwise reduced by a U. Amend 2009 tax return online free S. Amend 2009 tax return online free treaty (a treaty-based position), you generally must disclose that position on Form 8833, Treaty-Based Return Position Disclosure Under Section 6114 or 7701(b), and attach it to your return. Amend 2009 tax return online free Personal Services A U. Amend 2009 tax return online free S. Amend 2009 tax return online free citizen or resident who is temporarily present in Canada during the tax year is exempt from Canadian income taxes on pay for services performed, or remittances received from the United States, if the citizen or resident qualifies under one of the treaty exemption provisions set out below. Amend 2009 tax return online free Income from employment (Article XV). Amend 2009 tax return online free   Income U. Amend 2009 tax return online free S. Amend 2009 tax return online free residents receive for the performance of dependent personal services in Canada (except as public entertainers) is exempt from Canadian tax if it is not more than $10,000 in Canadian currency for the year. Amend 2009 tax return online free If it is more than $10,000 for the year, it is exempt only if: The residents are present in Canada for no more than 183 days in any 12-month period beginning or ending in the year concerned, and The income is not paid by, or on behalf of, a Canadian resident and is not borne by a permanent establishment in Canada. Amend 2009 tax return online free    Whether there is a permanent establishment in Canada is determined by the rules set forth in Article V. Amend 2009 tax return online free Example. Amend 2009 tax return online free You are a U. Amend 2009 tax return online free S. Amend 2009 tax return online free resident employed under an 8-month contract with a Canadian firm to install equipment in their Montreal plant. Amend 2009 tax return online free During the calendar year you were physically present in Canada for 179 days and were paid $16,500 (Canadian) for your services. Amend 2009 tax return online free Although you were in Canada for not more than 183 days during the year, your income is not exempt from Canadian income tax because it was paid by a Canadian resident and was more than $10,000 (Canadian) for the year. Amend 2009 tax return online free Pay received by a U. Amend 2009 tax return online free S. Amend 2009 tax return online free resident for work regularly done in more than one country as an employee on a ship, aircraft, motor vehicle, or train operated by a U. Amend 2009 tax return online free S. Amend 2009 tax return online free resident is exempt from Canadian tax. Amend 2009 tax return online free Income from self-employment (Article VII). Amend 2009 tax return online free   Income from services performed (other than those performed as an employee) are taxed in Canada if they are attributable to a permanent establishment in Canada. Amend 2009 tax return online free This income is treated as business profits, and deductions similar to those allowed under U. Amend 2009 tax return online free S. Amend 2009 tax return online free law are allowable. Amend 2009 tax return online free   If you carry on (or have carried on) business in both Canada and the United States, the business profits are attributable to each country based on the profits that the permanent establishment might be expected to make if it were a distinct and separate person engaged in the same or similar activities. Amend 2009 tax return online free The business profits attributable to the permanent establishment include only those profits derived from assets used, risks assumed, and activities performed by the permanent establishment. Amend 2009 tax return online free   You may be considered to have a permanent establishment if you meet certain conditions. Amend 2009 tax return online free For more information, see Article V (Permanent Establishment) and Article VII (Business Profits). Amend 2009 tax return online free Public entertainers (Article XVI). Amend 2009 tax return online free   The provisions under income from employment or income from self-employment do not apply to public entertainers (such as theater, motion picture, radio, or television artistes, musicians, or athletes) from the United States who receive more than $15,000 in gross receipts in Canadian currency, including reimbursed expenses, from their entertainment activities in Canada during the calendar year. Amend 2009 tax return online free However, this provision for public entertainers does not apply (and the other provisions will apply) to athletes participating in team sports in leagues with regularly scheduled games in both the United States and Canada. Amend 2009 tax return online free Compensation paid by the U. Amend 2009 tax return online free S. Amend 2009 tax return online free Government (Article XIX). Amend 2009 tax return online free   Wages, salaries, and similar income (other than pensions) paid to a U. Amend 2009 tax return online free S. Amend 2009 tax return online free citizen by the United States or any of its agencies, instrumentalities, or political subdivisions for discharging governmental functions are exempt from Canadian income tax. Amend 2009 tax return online free   The exemption does not apply to pay for services performed in connection with any trade or business carried on for profit by the United States, or any of its agencies, instrumentalities, or political subdivisions. Amend 2009 tax return online free Students and apprentices (Article XX). Amend 2009 tax return online free   A full-time student, apprentice, or business trainee who is in Canada to study or acquire business experience is exempt from Canadian income tax on remittances received from any source outside Canada for maintenance, education, or training. Amend 2009 tax return online free The recipient must be or must have been a U. Amend 2009 tax return online free S. Amend 2009 tax return online free resident immediately before visiting Canada. Amend 2009 tax return online free   An apprentice or business trainee can claim this exemption only for a period of one year from the date the individual first arrived in Canada for the purpose of training. Amend 2009 tax return online free Pensions, Annuities, Social Security, and Alimony Under Article XVIII, pensions and annuities from Canadian sources paid to U. Amend 2009 tax return online free S. Amend 2009 tax return online free residents are subject to tax by Canada, but the tax is limited to 15% of the gross amount (if a periodic pension payment) or of the taxable amount (if an annuity). Amend 2009 tax return online free Canadian pensions and annuities paid to U. Amend 2009 tax return online free S. Amend 2009 tax return online free residents may be taxed by the United States, but the amount of any pension included in income for U. Amend 2009 tax return online free S. Amend 2009 tax return online free tax purposes may not be more than the amount that would be included in income in Canada if the recipient were a Canadian resident. Amend 2009 tax return online free Pensions. Amend 2009 tax return online free   A pension includes any payment under a pension or other retirement arrangement, Armed Forces retirement pay, war veterans pensions and allowances, and payments under a sickness, accident, or disability plan. Amend 2009 tax return online free It includes pensions paid by private employers and the government for services rendered. Amend 2009 tax return online free   Pensions also include payments from individual retirement arrangements (IRAs) in the United States, registered retirement savings plans (RRSPs) and registered retirement income funds (RRIFs) in Canada. Amend 2009 tax return online free   Pensions do not include social security benefits. Amend 2009 tax return online free Roth IRAs. Amend 2009 tax return online free   A distribution from a Roth IRA is exempt from Canadian tax to the extent it would be exempt from U. Amend 2009 tax return online free S. Amend 2009 tax return online free tax if paid to a U. Amend 2009 tax return online free S. Amend 2009 tax return online free resident. Amend 2009 tax return online free In addition, you may elect to defer any tax in Canada on income accrued within the Roth IRA but not distributed by the Roth IRA. Amend 2009 tax return online free However, you cannot defer tax on any accruals due to contributions made after you become a Canadian resident. Amend 2009 tax return online free Tax-deferred plans. Amend 2009 tax return online free   Generally, income that accrues in a Canadian RRSP or RRIF is subject to U. Amend 2009 tax return online free S. Amend 2009 tax return online free tax, even if it is not distributed. Amend 2009 tax return online free However, a U. Amend 2009 tax return online free S. Amend 2009 tax return online free citizen or resident can elect to defer U. Amend 2009 tax return online free S. Amend 2009 tax return online free tax on income from the plan until the income is distributed. Amend 2009 tax return online free Form 8891 is used to make the election. Amend 2009 tax return online free Annuities. Amend 2009 tax return online free    An annuity is a stated sum payable periodically at stated times, during life, or during a specified number of years, under an obligation to make the payments in return for adequate and full consideration (other than services rendered). Amend 2009 tax return online free Annuities do not include: Non-periodic payments, or An annuity the cost of which was deductible for tax purposes. Amend 2009 tax return online free Special rules. Amend 2009 tax return online free    Special rules apply to pensions and annuities with respect to: Short-term assignments, Cross-border commuters, and Individuals who participate in a Canadian qualifying plan. Amend 2009 tax return online free Generally, distributions in such cases are deemed to be earned in the country in which the plan is established, without regard to where the services were rendered. Amend 2009 tax return online free Social security benefits. Amend 2009 tax return online free   U. Amend 2009 tax return online free S. Amend 2009 tax return online free social security benefits paid to a resident of Canada are taxed in Canada as if they were benefits under the Canada Pension Plan, except that 15% of the amount of the benefit is exempt from Canadian tax. Amend 2009 tax return online free Alimony. Amend 2009 tax return online free   Alimony and similar amounts (including child support payments) from Canadian sources paid to U. Amend 2009 tax return online free S. Amend 2009 tax return online free residents are exempt from Canadian tax. Amend 2009 tax return online free For purposes of U. Amend 2009 tax return online free S. Amend 2009 tax return online free tax, these amounts are excluded from income to the same extent they would be excluded from income in Canada if the recipient was a Canadian resident. Amend 2009 tax return online free Investment Income From Canadian Sources The treaty provides beneficial treatment for certain items of Canadian source income that result from an investment of capital. Amend 2009 tax return online free Dividends (Article X). Amend 2009 tax return online free   For Canadian source dividends received by U. Amend 2009 tax return online free S. Amend 2009 tax return online free residents, the Canadian income tax generally may not be more than 15%. Amend 2009 tax return online free   A 5% rate applies to intercorporate dividends paid from a subsidiary to a parent corporation owning at least 10% of the subsidiary's voting stock. Amend 2009 tax return online free However, a 10% rate applies if the payer of the dividend is a nonresident-owned Canadian investment corporation. Amend 2009 tax return online free   These rates do not apply if the owner of the dividends carries on, or has carried on, a business in Canada through a permanent establishment and the holding on which the income is paid is effectively connected with that permanent establishment. Amend 2009 tax return online free Interest (Article XI). Amend 2009 tax return online free   Generally, Canadian source interest received by U. Amend 2009 tax return online free S. Amend 2009 tax return online free residents is exempt from Canadian income tax. Amend 2009 tax return online free   The exemption does not apply if the owner of the interest carries on, or has carried on, a business in Canada through a permanent establishment and the debt on which the income is paid is effectively connected with that permanent establishment. Amend 2009 tax return online free Gains from the sale of property (Article XIII). Amend 2009 tax return online free   Generally, gains from the sale of personal property by a U. Amend 2009 tax return online free S. Amend 2009 tax return online free resident having no permanent establishment in Canada are exempt from Canadian income tax. Amend 2009 tax return online free However, the exemption from Canadian tax does not apply to gains realized by U. Amend 2009 tax return online free S. Amend 2009 tax return online free residents on Canadian real property, and on personal property belonging to a permanent establishment in Canada. Amend 2009 tax return online free   If the property subject to Canadian tax is a capital asset and was owned by the U. Amend 2009 tax return online free S. Amend 2009 tax return online free resident on September 26, 1980, not as part of the business property of a permanent establishment in Canada, generally the taxable gain is limited to the appreciation after 1984. Amend 2009 tax return online free Royalties (Article XII). Amend 2009 tax return online free   The following are exempt from Canadian tax: Copyright royalties and other like payments for the production or reproduction of any literary, dramatic, musical, or artistic work (other than payments for motion pictures and works on film, videotape, or other means of reproduction for use in connection with television, which may be taxed at 10%), Payments for the use of, or the right to use, computer software, Payments for the use of, or the right to use, any patent or any information concerning industrial, commercial, or scientific experience (but not within a rental or franchise agreement), and Payments for broadcasting as agreed to in an exchange of notes between the countries. Amend 2009 tax return online free   This rate or exemption does not apply if the owner of the royalties carries on, or has carried on, a business in Canada through a permanent establishment and the right or property on which the income is paid is effectively connected with that permanent establishment. Amend 2009 tax return online free   This exemption (or lower rate) does not apply to royalties to explore for or to exploit mineral deposits, timber, and other natural resources. Amend 2009 tax return online free Other Income Generally, Canadian source income that is not specifically mentioned in the treaty, may be taxed by Canada. Amend 2009 tax return online free Gambling losses. Amend 2009 tax return online free   Canadian residents may deduct gambling losses in the U. Amend 2009 tax return online free S. Amend 2009 tax return online free against gambling winnings in the U. Amend 2009 tax return online free S. Amend 2009 tax return online free in the same manner as a U. Amend 2009 tax return online free S. Amend 2009 tax return online free resident. Amend 2009 tax return online free Charitable Contributions United States income tax return. Amend 2009 tax return online free   Under Article XXI, you may deduct contributions to certain qualified Canadian charitable organizations on your United States income tax return. Amend 2009 tax return online free Besides being subject to the overall limits applicable to all your charitable contributions under U. Amend 2009 tax return online free S. Amend 2009 tax return online free tax law, your charitable contributions to Canadian organizations (other than contributions to a college or university at which you or a member of your family is or was enrolled) are subject to the U. Amend 2009 tax return online free S. Amend 2009 tax return online free percentage limits on charitable contributions, applied to your Canadian source income. Amend 2009 tax return online free If your return does not include gross income from Canadian sources, charitable contributions to Canadian organizations are generally not deductible. Amend 2009 tax return online free Example. Amend 2009 tax return online free You are a U. Amend 2009 tax return online free S. Amend 2009 tax return online free citizen living in Canada. Amend 2009 tax return online free You have both U. Amend 2009 tax return online free S. Amend 2009 tax return online free and Canadian source income. Amend 2009 tax return online free During your tax year, you contribute to Canadian organizations that would qualify as charitable organizations under U. Amend 2009 tax return online free S. Amend 2009 tax return online free tax law if they were U. Amend 2009 tax return online free S. Amend 2009 tax return online free organizations. Amend 2009 tax return online free To figure the maximum amount of the contribution to Canadian organizations that you can deduct on your U. Amend 2009 tax return online free S. Amend 2009 tax return online free income tax return, multiply your adjusted gross income from Canadian sources by the percentage limit that applies to contributions under U. Amend 2009 tax return online free S. Amend 2009 tax return online free income tax law. Amend 2009 tax return online free Then include this amount on your return along with all your domestic charitable contributions, subject to the appropriate percentage limit required for contributions under U. Amend 2009 tax return online free S. Amend 2009 tax return online free income tax law. Amend 2009 tax return online free The appropriate percentage limit for U. Amend 2009 tax return online free S. Amend 2009 tax return online free tax purposes is applied to your total adjusted gross income from all sources. Amend 2009 tax return online free Qualified charities. Amend 2009 tax return online free   These Canadian organizations must meet the qualifications that a U. Amend 2009 tax return online free S. Amend 2009 tax return online free charitable organization must meet under U. Amend 2009 tax return online free S. Amend 2009 tax return online free tax law. Amend 2009 tax return online free Usually an organization will notify you if it qualifies. Amend 2009 tax return online free For further information on charitable contributions and the U. Amend 2009 tax return online free S. Amend 2009 tax return online free percentage limits, see Publication 526, Charitable Contributions. Amend 2009 tax return online free Canadian income tax return. Amend 2009 tax return online free   Under certain conditions, contributions to qualified U. Amend 2009 tax return online free S. Amend 2009 tax return online free charitable organizations may also be claimed on your Canadian income tax return if you are a Canadian resident. Amend 2009 tax return online free Income Tax Credits The treaty contains a credit provision (Article XXIV) for the elimination of double taxation. Amend 2009 tax return online free In general, the United States and Canada both allow a credit against their income tax for the income tax paid to the other country on income from sources in that other country. Amend 2009 tax return online free For detailed discussions of the U. Amend 2009 tax return online free S. Amend 2009 tax return online free income tax treatment of tax paid to foreign countries, see Publication 514, Foreign Tax Credit for Individuals. Amend 2009 tax return online free See paragraphs (4) and (5) of Article XXIV for certain provisions that affect the computation of the credit allowed by the United States for Canadian income taxes paid by U. Amend 2009 tax return online free S. Amend 2009 tax return online free citizens residing in Canada. Amend 2009 tax return online free Competent Authority Assistance Under Article XXVI, a U. Amend 2009 tax return online free S. Amend 2009 tax return online free citizen or resident may request assistance from the U. Amend 2009 tax return online free S. Amend 2009 tax return online free competent authority when the actions of Canada, the United States, or both, potentially result in double taxation or taxation contrary to the treaty. Amend 2009 tax return online free The U. Amend 2009 tax return online free S. Amend 2009 tax return online free competent authority may then consult with the Canadian competent authority to determine if the double taxation or denial of treaty benefits in question can be avoided. Amend 2009 tax return online free If the competent authorities are not able to reach agreement in a case, binding arbitration proceedings may apply. Amend 2009 tax return online free It is important that your request for competent authority assistance be made as soon as you have been notified by either Canada or the United States of proposed adjustments that would result in denial of treaty benefits or in double taxation. Amend 2009 tax return online free This is so that implementation of any agreement reached by the competent authorities is not barred by administrative, legal, or procedural barriers. Amend 2009 tax return online free For information that you should include with your request for competent authority assistance, see Revenue Procedure 2006-54, 2006-49 IRB 1035, available at www. Amend 2009 tax return online free irs. Amend 2009 tax return online free gov/irb/2006-49_IRB/ar13. Amend 2009 tax return online free html. Amend 2009 tax return online free The request should be addressed to:  Deputy Commissioner (International) Large Business and International Division Attn: Office of Tax Treaty  Internal Revenue Service 1111 Constitution Ave. Amend 2009 tax return online free , NW Routing: MA3-322A Washington, D. Amend 2009 tax return online free C. Amend 2009 tax return online free 20024 In addition to a timely request for assistance, you should take the following measures: File a timely protective claim for credit or refund of U. Amend 2009 tax return online free S. Amend 2009 tax return online free taxes on Form 1040X, Form 1120X, or amended Form 1041, whichever is appropriate. Amend 2009 tax return online free This will, among other things, give you the benefit of a foreign tax credit in case you do not qualify for the treaty benefit in question. Amend 2009 tax return online free For figuring this credit, attach either Form 1116, Foreign Tax Credit (Individual, Estate, or Trust), or Form 1118, Foreign Tax Credit — Corporations, as appropriate. Amend 2009 tax return online free Attach your protective claim to your request for competent authority assistance. Amend 2009 tax return online free Take appropriate action under Canadian procedures to avoid the lapse or termination of your right of appeal under Canadian income tax law. Amend 2009 tax return online free How To Get Tax Help You can get help with unresolved tax issues, order free publications and forms, ask tax questions, and get information from the IRS and the Canada Revenue Agency in several ways. Amend 2009 tax return online free Text of Treaty You can get the text of the U. Amend 2009 tax return online free S. Amend 2009 tax return online free —Canada income tax treaty from: Superintendent of Documents U. Amend 2009 tax return online free S. Amend 2009 tax return online free Government Printing Office P. Amend 2009 tax return online free O. Amend 2009 tax return online free Box 371954 Pittsburgh, PA 15250-7954 The treaty can also be found on the Internet at IRS. Amend 2009 tax return online free gov. Amend 2009 tax return online free U. Amend 2009 tax return online free S. Amend 2009 tax return online free Taxation During the filing season, the IRS conducts a taxpayer assistance program in Canada. Amend 2009 tax return online free To find out if IRS personnel will be in your area, you should contact the consular office at the nearest U. Amend 2009 tax return online free S. Amend 2009 tax return online free Embassy or consulate. Amend 2009 tax return online free Mail. Amend 2009 tax return online free For answers to technical or account questions, you can write to:   Internal Revenue Service International Section Philadelphia, PA 19255-0525 Phone. Amend 2009 tax return online free You can call the IRS for help at (267) 941-1000 (not a toll-free call). Amend 2009 tax return online free Canadian Taxation You can get information on Canadian taxation from the Canada Revenue Agency. Amend 2009 tax return online free The International Tax Services Office can be contacted on 1-800-267-5177 (from anywhere in Canada and the U. Amend 2009 tax return online free S. Amend 2009 tax return online free ) or on the Internet at www. Amend 2009 tax return online free cra-arc. Amend 2009 tax return online free gc. Amend 2009 tax return online free ca. Amend 2009 tax return online free Prev  Up  Next   Home   More Online Publications