Cross the Border with Confidence!
Now in its twelfth edition, this book is the definitive guide to everything financial for those living a cross-border lifestyle in Canada and the US. If you are a Canadian living seasonally or year-round in the US, a US citizen living in Canada, or if you have financial assets in both countries, this book can save you time, money, and headaches.
Updated for recent changes to cannabis laws and the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, the strategies outlined here will help you adopt the most amazing, ideal crossborder lifestyle. Imagine your own virtual private swinging door on the Canada/US border that allows you to go through in either direction whenever you want, for whatever time period you want, free from worry and funded by substantial tax reductions. Plus it will give you access to both US and Canadian medical coverage for the rest of your life! Learn how to:
• Legally reduce both Canadian and US taxes • Protect your assets from fluctuating exchange rates • Eliminate stress during border crossings • Operate your business from either side of the border to your best advantage • Make investments that are free from both income and estate taxes • Use proven tools to eliminate both the Canadian "death tax" and US estate taxes • Remove your RRSP and other registered plans from Canada at very low or no net income taxes using proven cross-border tools • Use the Canada/US Tax Treaty to greatly save money and reduce taxes on the sale of your business
The included, exclusive kit of downloadable materials includes: • Choosing a cross-border financial planner • Lists of free, useful publications • Lists of embassies and consulates • — And much more!
About the author
Robert Keats, cfp®, rfp, msfp, is an internationally renowned expert in cross-border financial planning. Keats began his financial planning career in 1976 and is president and major shareholder of the largest financial advisory firm specializing in Canada-US cross-border financial planning. He has been a conributing editor to Canadian MoneySaver and his writing has been featured in The Globe and Mail, National Post, and the Los Angeles Times. He is the publisher of The Sunbelt Canadian newsletter and is on the editorial board for the Canadian Journal of Financial Planning. Keats is the author of The Border Guide, another title published by Self-Counsel Press. He lives in Phoenix, Arizona and can be found at www.keatsconnelly.com.