Are you looking for an international tax accountant to help with US - Canada or Canada - US tax preparation?
Serbinski Accounting Firms specialize in Canadian and American cross-border taxation. As a cross border tax accounting firm, we bring over 30 years of international tax expertise to our clients in Canada and the U.S. With offices in Toronto and Chicago, we are ideally poised to help clients on either side of the border, and are licensed to represent you in all states and provinces.
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Prepaid Audit Assurance Program:
As a result of the likelihood of increased government scrutiny of all returns filed, we have this year implemented our "Prepaid Audit Assurance Program". Under this Program, we cover the costs of representation in the event you are audited.
New Developments in International Taxation
Effective July 1, 2014, there are 4 new options available for U.S taxpayers to become compliant with their past tax and international information reporting regarding foreign financial assets.
FATCA Comes Into Force on July 1, 2014
All financial institutions outside the U.S. are gearing up to report details of accounts held by U.S. citizens or former U.S. residents as the FATCA legislation comes into force.
The Streamlined Filing Compliance Procedures
Effective July 1, 2014, the IRS announced it has expanded the Streamlined Filing Compliance Procedures for non-resident, non-filer taxpayers to include taxpayers who reside in the United States. The modified Streamlined Filing Procedures are available for individual taxpayers (including estates) to:
US Citizens Holding RESP and TFSA Accounts
Taxation can be the most complicated and stressful part of your international move. We are experts in income tax and estate-planning issues faced by individual Canadian and American expatriates living in their neighbouring country. A US Canada tax preparation expert will guide you through the minefield of double taxation and ensure you only pay what you are legally required.
We offer corporate tax services to businesses opening cross-border branches or filing tax returns for expat employees. We also consult businesses considering doing business in the U.S. or Canada. These services include tax planning and advice on incorporation and entity structure for corporations, partnerships and sole proprietorships transitioning from one country to another.
We also provide confidential services to lawyers, accounting firms, and other financial professionals who can benefit from our international tax expertise. Our accountants understand the interaction of the Canada U.S. Tax Treaty with domestic tax rules. Our services include compliance and research either through your firm, or directly to your client.
Contact us to book your initial consultation with a cross border tax accountant, in the country where you reside.
Streamlined Filing Compliance Procedures
July 1, 2014 the IRS expanded the Streamlined Procedures to include taxpayers who reside in the United States.
Renouncing U.S. Citizenship
Effect of expatriation on U.S. tax - Mark to Market realization of capital assets.
Significant U.S. Tax Changes for 2013 (2014 Filing Season)