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Tax forms for students Publication 597 - Main Content Table of Contents Application of Treaty Personal Services Pensions, Annuities, Social Security, and AlimonyRoth IRAs. Tax forms for students Tax-deferred plans. Tax forms for students Investment Income From Canadian Sources Other Income Charitable ContributionsQualified charities. Tax forms for students Income Tax Credits Competent Authority Assistance How To Get Tax HelpText of Treaty U. Tax forms for students S. Tax forms for students 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. Tax forms for students 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. Tax forms for students 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. Tax forms for students Saving clause. Tax forms for students   In most instances, a treaty does not affect the right of a country to tax its own residents (including those who are U. Tax forms for students S. Tax forms for students citizens) or of the United States to tax its residents or citizens (including U. Tax forms for students S. Tax forms for students citizens who are residents of the foreign country). Tax forms for students This provision is known as the “saving clause. Tax forms for students ”   For example, an individual who is a U. Tax forms for students S. Tax forms for students citizen and a resident of Canada may have dividend income from a U. Tax forms for students S. Tax forms for students corporation. Tax forms for students The treaty provides a maximum rate of 15% on dividends received by a resident of Canada from sources in the United States. Tax forms for students Even though a resident of Canada, the individual is a U. Tax forms for students S. Tax forms for students citizen and the saving clause overrides the treaty article that limits the U. Tax forms for students S. Tax forms for students tax to 15%. Tax forms for students    Exceptions to the saving clause can be found in Article XXIX, paragraph 3. Tax forms for students Treaty-based position. Tax forms for students   If you take the position that any U. Tax forms for students S. Tax forms for students tax is overruled or otherwise reduced by a U. Tax forms for students S. Tax forms for students 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. Tax forms for students Personal Services A U. Tax forms for students S. Tax forms for students 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. Tax forms for students Income from employment (Article XV). Tax forms for students   Income U. Tax forms for students S. Tax forms for students 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. Tax forms for students 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. Tax forms for students    Whether there is a permanent establishment in Canada is determined by the rules set forth in Article V. Tax forms for students Example. Tax forms for students You are a U. Tax forms for students S. Tax forms for students resident employed under an 8-month contract with a Canadian firm to install equipment in their Montreal plant. Tax forms for students During the calendar year you were physically present in Canada for 179 days and were paid $16,500 (Canadian) for your services. Tax forms for students 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. Tax forms for students Pay received by a U. Tax forms for students S. Tax forms for students 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. Tax forms for students S. Tax forms for students resident is exempt from Canadian tax. Tax forms for students Income from self-employment (Article VII). Tax forms for students   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. Tax forms for students This income is treated as business profits, and deductions similar to those allowed under U. Tax forms for students S. Tax forms for students law are allowable. Tax forms for students   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. Tax forms for students 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. Tax forms for students   You may be considered to have a permanent establishment if you meet certain conditions. Tax forms for students For more information, see Article V (Permanent Establishment) and Article VII (Business Profits). Tax forms for students Public entertainers (Article XVI). Tax forms for students   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. Tax forms for students 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. Tax forms for students Compensation paid by the U. Tax forms for students S. Tax forms for students Government (Article XIX). Tax forms for students   Wages, salaries, and similar income (other than pensions) paid to a U. Tax forms for students S. Tax forms for students citizen by the United States or any of its agencies, instrumentalities, or political subdivisions for discharging governmental functions are exempt from Canadian income tax. Tax forms for students   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. Tax forms for students Students and apprentices (Article XX). Tax forms for students   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. Tax forms for students The recipient must be or must have been a U. Tax forms for students S. Tax forms for students resident immediately before visiting Canada. Tax forms for students   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. Tax forms for students Pensions, Annuities, Social Security, and Alimony Under Article XVIII, pensions and annuities from Canadian sources paid to U. Tax forms for students S. Tax forms for students 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). Tax forms for students Canadian pensions and annuities paid to U. Tax forms for students S. Tax forms for students residents may be taxed by the United States, but the amount of any pension included in income for U. Tax forms for students S. Tax forms for students tax purposes may not be more than the amount that would be included in income in Canada if the recipient were a Canadian resident. Tax forms for students Pensions. Tax forms for students   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. Tax forms for students It includes pensions paid by private employers and the government for services rendered. Tax forms for students   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. Tax forms for students   Pensions do not include social security benefits. Tax forms for students Roth IRAs. Tax forms for students   A distribution from a Roth IRA is exempt from Canadian tax to the extent it would be exempt from U. Tax forms for students S. Tax forms for students tax if paid to a U. Tax forms for students S. Tax forms for students resident. Tax forms for students 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. Tax forms for students However, you cannot defer tax on any accruals due to contributions made after you become a Canadian resident. Tax forms for students Tax-deferred plans. Tax forms for students   Generally, income that accrues in a Canadian RRSP or RRIF is subject to U. Tax forms for students S. Tax forms for students tax, even if it is not distributed. Tax forms for students However, a U. Tax forms for students S. Tax forms for students citizen or resident can elect to defer U. Tax forms for students S. Tax forms for students tax on income from the plan until the income is distributed. Tax forms for students Form 8891 is used to make the election. Tax forms for students Annuities. Tax forms for students    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). Tax forms for students Annuities do not include: Non-periodic payments, or An annuity the cost of which was deductible for tax purposes. Tax forms for students Special rules. Tax forms for students    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. Tax forms for students 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. Tax forms for students Social security benefits. Tax forms for students   U. Tax forms for students S. Tax forms for students 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. Tax forms for students Alimony. Tax forms for students   Alimony and similar amounts (including child support payments) from Canadian sources paid to U. Tax forms for students S. Tax forms for students residents are exempt from Canadian tax. Tax forms for students For purposes of U. Tax forms for students S. Tax forms for students 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. Tax forms for students Investment Income From Canadian Sources The treaty provides beneficial treatment for certain items of Canadian source income that result from an investment of capital. Tax forms for students Dividends (Article X). Tax forms for students   For Canadian source dividends received by U. Tax forms for students S. Tax forms for students residents, the Canadian income tax generally may not be more than 15%. Tax forms for students   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. Tax forms for students However, a 10% rate applies if the payer of the dividend is a nonresident-owned Canadian investment corporation. Tax forms for students   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. Tax forms for students Interest (Article XI). Tax forms for students   Generally, Canadian source interest received by U. Tax forms for students S. Tax forms for students residents is exempt from Canadian income tax. Tax forms for students   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. Tax forms for students Gains from the sale of property (Article XIII). Tax forms for students   Generally, gains from the sale of personal property by a U. Tax forms for students S. Tax forms for students resident having no permanent establishment in Canada are exempt from Canadian income tax. Tax forms for students However, the exemption from Canadian tax does not apply to gains realized by U. Tax forms for students S. Tax forms for students residents on Canadian real property, and on personal property belonging to a permanent establishment in Canada. Tax forms for students   If the property subject to Canadian tax is a capital asset and was owned by the U. Tax forms for students S. Tax forms for students 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. Tax forms for students Royalties (Article XII). Tax forms for students   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. Tax forms for students   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. Tax forms for students   This exemption (or lower rate) does not apply to royalties to explore for or to exploit mineral deposits, timber, and other natural resources. Tax forms for students Other Income Generally, Canadian source income that is not specifically mentioned in the treaty, may be taxed by Canada. Tax forms for students Gambling losses. Tax forms for students   Canadian residents may deduct gambling losses in the U. Tax forms for students S. Tax forms for students against gambling winnings in the U. Tax forms for students S. Tax forms for students in the same manner as a U. Tax forms for students S. Tax forms for students resident. Tax forms for students Charitable Contributions United States income tax return. Tax forms for students   Under Article XXI, you may deduct contributions to certain qualified Canadian charitable organizations on your United States income tax return. Tax forms for students Besides being subject to the overall limits applicable to all your charitable contributions under U. Tax forms for students S. Tax forms for students 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. Tax forms for students S. Tax forms for students percentage limits on charitable contributions, applied to your Canadian source income. Tax forms for students If your return does not include gross income from Canadian sources, charitable contributions to Canadian organizations are generally not deductible. Tax forms for students Example. Tax forms for students You are a U. Tax forms for students S. Tax forms for students citizen living in Canada. Tax forms for students You have both U. Tax forms for students S. Tax forms for students and Canadian source income. Tax forms for students During your tax year, you contribute to Canadian organizations that would qualify as charitable organizations under U. Tax forms for students S. Tax forms for students tax law if they were U. Tax forms for students S. Tax forms for students organizations. Tax forms for students To figure the maximum amount of the contribution to Canadian organizations that you can deduct on your U. Tax forms for students S. Tax forms for students income tax return, multiply your adjusted gross income from Canadian sources by the percentage limit that applies to contributions under U. Tax forms for students S. Tax forms for students income tax law. Tax forms for students 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. Tax forms for students S. Tax forms for students income tax law. Tax forms for students The appropriate percentage limit for U. Tax forms for students S. Tax forms for students tax purposes is applied to your total adjusted gross income from all sources. Tax forms for students Qualified charities. Tax forms for students   These Canadian organizations must meet the qualifications that a U. Tax forms for students S. Tax forms for students charitable organization must meet under U. Tax forms for students S. Tax forms for students tax law. Tax forms for students Usually an organization will notify you if it qualifies. Tax forms for students For further information on charitable contributions and the U. Tax forms for students S. Tax forms for students percentage limits, see Publication 526, Charitable Contributions. Tax forms for students Canadian income tax return. Tax forms for students   Under certain conditions, contributions to qualified U. Tax forms for students S. Tax forms for students charitable organizations may also be claimed on your Canadian income tax return if you are a Canadian resident. Tax forms for students Income Tax Credits The treaty contains a credit provision (Article XXIV) for the elimination of double taxation. Tax forms for students 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. Tax forms for students For detailed discussions of the U. Tax forms for students S. Tax forms for students income tax treatment of tax paid to foreign countries, see Publication 514, Foreign Tax Credit for Individuals. Tax forms for students 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. Tax forms for students S. Tax forms for students citizens residing in Canada. Tax forms for students Competent Authority Assistance Under Article XXVI, a U. Tax forms for students S. Tax forms for students citizen or resident may request assistance from the U. Tax forms for students S. Tax forms for students competent authority when the actions of Canada, the United States, or both, potentially result in double taxation or taxation contrary to the treaty. Tax forms for students The U. Tax forms for students S. Tax forms for students 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. Tax forms for students If the competent authorities are not able to reach agreement in a case, binding arbitration proceedings may apply. Tax forms for students 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. Tax forms for students This is so that implementation of any agreement reached by the competent authorities is not barred by administrative, legal, or procedural barriers. Tax forms for students 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. Tax forms for students irs. Tax forms for students gov/irb/2006-49_IRB/ar13. Tax forms for students html. Tax forms for students 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. Tax forms for students , NW Routing: MA3-322A Washington, D. Tax forms for students C. Tax forms for students 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. Tax forms for students S. Tax forms for students taxes on Form 1040X, Form 1120X, or amended Form 1041, whichever is appropriate. Tax forms for students 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. Tax forms for students For figuring this credit, attach either Form 1116, Foreign Tax Credit (Individual, Estate, or Trust), or Form 1118, Foreign Tax Credit — Corporations, as appropriate. Tax forms for students Attach your protective claim to your request for competent authority assistance. Tax forms for students Take appropriate action under Canadian procedures to avoid the lapse or termination of your right of appeal under Canadian income tax law. Tax forms for students 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. Tax forms for students Text of Treaty You can get the text of the U. Tax forms for students S. Tax forms for students —Canada income tax treaty from: Superintendent of Documents U. Tax forms for students S. Tax forms for students Government Printing Office P. Tax forms for students O. Tax forms for students Box 371954 Pittsburgh, PA 15250-7954 The treaty can also be found on the Internet at IRS. Tax forms for students gov. Tax forms for students U. Tax forms for students S. Tax forms for students Taxation During the filing season, the IRS conducts a taxpayer assistance program in Canada. Tax forms for students To find out if IRS personnel will be in your area, you should contact the consular office at the nearest U. Tax forms for students S. Tax forms for students Embassy or consulate. Tax forms for students Mail. Tax forms for students For answers to technical or account questions, you can write to:   Internal Revenue Service International Section Philadelphia, PA 19255-0525 Phone. Tax forms for students You can call the IRS for help at (267) 941-1000 (not a toll-free call). Tax forms for students Canadian Taxation You can get information on Canadian taxation from the Canada Revenue Agency. Tax forms for students The International Tax Services Office can be contacted on 1-800-267-5177 (from anywhere in Canada and the U. Tax forms for students S. Tax forms for students ) or on the Internet at www. Tax forms for students cra-arc. 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Tax Information for Private Foundations

Life Cycle of a Private Foundation
During its existence, a private foundation has numerous interactions with the IRS - from filing an application for recognition of tax-exempt status, to filing required annual information returns, to making changes in its mission and purpose.

Exemption Requirements - 501(c)(3) Organizations
A brief description of the requirements for exemption under IRC Section 501(c)(3).

Private Foundations
A brief explanation of the rules for classifying charitable organizations as private foundations, and the effect of private foundation classification.

Life Cycle of a Private Foundation - Required Filings
Annual filings required to be made by private foundations.

The Restriction of Political Campaign Intervention by Section 501(c)(3) Tax-Exempt Organizations
Political Campaign Activity by section 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organizations

Unrelated Business Income Defined
A general description of the unrelated business income tax requirements for tax-exempt organizations.

Tax Information for Charitable Organizations
Tax information for charitable, religious, scientific, literary, and other organizations exempt under Internal Revenue Code ("IRC") section 501(c)(3)

Private Foundations Manual
Scroll down the table of contents for the Internal Revenue Manual to reach the Private Foundations Manual, procedures the IRS uses to administer the tax law rules that apply to private foundations.

Employment Taxes for Exempt Organizations
Links to information about employment taxes for tax-exempt organizations.

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