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Confused Canadian filing US taxes after marriage to American!

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Hello, all.

i am wondering exactly what process to follow to file taxes in the US as the Canadian wife of a US citizen.

We got married in the US in 2014 and are planning on filing our 2014 US taxes as a married couple. I already filed my Canadian taxes and am waiting on my return.

Do I need to wait to get the Canadian tax return to file the US taxes? Since I won't get my Canadian return by April 15, we are both thinking of filing individually for an extension of our US taxes. Is that right? My hubby will file the 4686 - but what about me?

Should I file the regular 4686 extension form or form 2350 and then file the 2555? That's essentially my question - should I file a normal extension and then fill out a standard 1040 with hubby or do I file a 2350 and then a 2555 and then a 1040?

Confused!

The good thing is i already have a SS from a previous OPT, so I'm OK on that front. Does this matter for anything?

Please advise, brilliant immigration humans!

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Hello, all.

i am wondering exactly what process to follow to file taxes in the US as the Canadian wife of a US citizen.

We got married in the US in 2014 and are planning on filing our 2014 US taxes as a married couple. I already filed my Canadian taxes and am waiting on my return.

Do I need to wait to get the Canadian tax return to file the US taxes? Since I won't get my Canadian return by April 15, we are both thinking of filing individually for an extension of our US taxes. Is that right? My hubby will file the 4686 - but what about me?

Should I file the regular 4686 extension form or form 2350 and then file the 2555? That's essentially my question - should I file a normal extension and then fill out a standard 1040 with hubby or do I file a 2350 and then a 2555 and then a 1040?

Confused!

The good thing is i already have a SS from a previous OPT, so I'm OK on that front. Does this matter for anything?

Please advise, brilliant immigration humans!

Hi Olesh.

as far as we are concern, could you please give an update of what was the right way to do?


NOA1 date: 9-22-2014

interview: September 18/ approved

visa received: September, 24, 2015

POE: October,5,2015

AOS/EAD/AP: October 29,2015 

EAD/AP approved:01/26/2016 card received: 02/02/2016

AOS approved:02/02/2016

02/09/2016 GC received

ROC/CITIZENSHIP/Passport-refer to my timeline...

I'm Done now, thank you to this wonderful VJ community ...Good luck to everyone....

happy tom and jerry GIF

 

 

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