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    Tax filing in canada after moving from USA

    Hello, I moved from the USA to Canada in 2019. I am currently in the process of filing for a tax return and turbox tax is asking me to provide my income for the period of time I was in the USA. My tax returns are getting seriously affected once I report my US income for the time period I was...
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    Street parking with US license plate

    Hello, I recently moved to Toronto with my US car. I did all the RIV procedures and got the inspection done as well. I leased the house and my landlord gave me a letter so that i can get the street parking. Can I get my 6 month or one year street parking with my US license plate or should...
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    RIV inspection check engine light

    Hello all, I am in Canada now and its been three days. On my way to Toronto from USA, my car for some reason threw a check engine light. I am now concerned about that the possibility of not getting a approval certificate for RIV inspection. Please suggest Thank you
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    F1 visa expired and planning to avail AVR

    Hello, I am an F1 student with valid I20 and valid I94. I initially came for masters degree and I am now doing my PHD here. My initial F1 visa expired and I did not got for visa stamping afterwards for my PHD. I now have COPR and I am supposed to do a soft landing within next month. Can I avail...
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    Metric odometer change necessary?

    Thanks for all the information. Let me ask this silly question. I do not have childeren and I am single. Do I need to have child restraint tether anchorage hardware kit ?
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    older car - in a dilema

    It says the following on the RIV website: Vehicles entering the RIV program with a Vehicle Import Form - Form 1 $310.00 + GST/HST for vehicles entering through a border crossing in any other province GST The Goods and Services Tax (GST) is collected on all imported vehicles by the CBSA and is...
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    older car - in a dilema

    did you figure out how much taxes you should pay when importing your car?
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    Import Car from USA to Canada

    Hey did you happen to figure out whether you have pay duty on your car?
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    Bringing in goods to follow form USA

    Thanks for the info. I read it somewhere that you can drive with US license plate and US insurance for about 60 days without getting a Canadian license. Is that true?
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    older car - in a dilema

    I am in the same situation where I have a car with 200k miles but I am importing it no matter what. I might need a car in a new place even though the public transport is good. since you already have a car and you are thinking about the second car, your considerations are different than mine. the...
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    Bringing in goods to follow form USA

    you can do multiple trips on your vehicle( one which you own). Also since you mentioned that you are aware of the process, did you make any changes to the odometer. I have a manual odometer which shows both km and miles. will this be a problem? any idea? Thanks
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    Metric odometer change necessary?

    Hello all, I am planning to import my car from USA to canada getting all the paperwork from the manufacturer and all. I have a question regarding what should I do with my odometer? I have a manual odometer and I have it in miles and there are some readings in KM too. will this cause any...
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    Bringing in goods to follow form USA

    I am planning to get my import my car from US to canada and they are some things you need to do before you getting to the border 1) you need to get a letter from your car manufacturer that you do not have any pending recalls 2) you need to make some adjustments to your vehicle such as the...
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    Soft landing Via pernsonal vehicle

    Thank you for your answer. which border do you think is good for me other than detroit windsor gate?. I am asking this because though I have a valid visa status, my visa expired about two months ago.
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    Soft landing Via pernsonal vehicle

    Hello All, I am planning to do my soft landing in canada in a couple months I have Question regarding AVR. I am planning to enter Canada either from Detroit of Buffalo. I plan to renter Canada availing AVR. what happens if I get rejected fo reentry by CBP? Can I go back to Canada on my...