Can you work for a Canadian company while in the US?

Can you work for a Canadian company while in the US?

If you are residing in the USA, any paid work requires the worker to be in possession of a valid US work visa or work authorization. Being Canadian does not give you a free ability to work remotely for a Canadian company. You are performing the work in the USA and that requires you to have US work authorization.

Can you work for an US company in Canada?

Click to expand… If your company does work in Canada don’t believe you can work remotely through the US believe you need to get paid through their Canadian office or set-up your own consulting business in Canada. Your plan is not that simple.

Can a Canadian company misclassify an employee outside of Canada?

If your relationship has strayed from B2B to employer-employee, you may be putting your Canadian worker at risk. Although CRA normally penalizes the employer for worker misclassification, when the employer is outside of the country, it is the Canadian worker who must deal with the consequences.

Are You a Canadian working remotely for an US or global?

Many American companies look north to hire Canadian workers to work remotely for their operations. It could be salespeople selling their products or services in Canada, technicians to service their Canadian installations, or simply Canadian talent to support their business inside the US or internationally.

Why does Canada want to do business with the US?

Canada and the United States of America share the longest unprotected border in the world. As neighbours and close friends, we have also established the largest trading relationship in the world. It is natural that Canadian companies and individuals want to do business in the U.S.

How to work for an US company in Canada?

A better way is to use a Canadian based Professional Organization (PEO) intermediary agency to be your legal employer in Canada. The US company would route your pay through this Canadian based PEO agency who would employ you as their legal employee in Canada and then assign/place you to work for the US company as their client.

Many American companies look north to hire Canadian workers to work remotely for their operations. It could be salespeople selling their products or services in Canada, technicians to service their Canadian installations, or simply Canadian talent to support their business inside the US or internationally.

Can a US company carry on business in Canada?

The Canadian Income Tax Act broadly defines carrying on business. Typically, selling goods or services into Canada from the United States without conducting any other activities in Canada would not cause a U.S. company to be considered as carrying on business.

If your relationship has strayed from B2B to employer-employee, you may be putting your Canadian worker at risk. Although CRA normally penalizes the employer for worker misclassification, when the employer is outside of the country, it is the Canadian worker who must deal with the consequences.