[tpm] Cross-border contracting
pm-neil at watson-wilson.ca
Wed Jul 31 12:11:43 PDT 2013
On Wed, Jul 31, 2013 at 02:46:09PM -0400, Liam R E Quin wrote:
>> 7. If you travel to the US on business always tell immigration that
>> you are there to meet with clients rather than to work.
>Yes. You are there for sales meetings. They are not paying you for your
>time while you are there. Do not lie - don't charge the client for that
>time unless you have a work permit.
This is where it gets muddy. If you are incorporated, the client is
paying your company. Your company pays you. From a certain view point
you are not working in the US for a US corporation even if you are
billing for the trip.
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