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Aliens and U.S. Citizens Living Abroad - Canadian & U.S. Tax Issues


Rev. date: 1/2010


I am a U.S. citizen. If I move to Canada to live and work there as a Canadian permanent resident, do I pay both U.S. and Canadian Taxes?

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United States citizens living abroad:

Rev. date: 1/2010


Are the Canada Pension Plan and Canadian Old Age Security Benefits taxable? If they are, please tell me where they should be entered on Form 1040.

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U.S. Information Return for Beneficiaries of Certain Canadian Registered Retirement Plans

Benefits paid under the Canada Pension Plan (CPP), Quebec Pension Plan (QPP), and Old Age Security (OAS) program to a U.S. resident, if taxable:
NOTE:  Refer to Tax Topic 423 for information about determining the taxable amount of your benefits.