I am a Permanent Resident in Canada doing remote work for a company in the US. How would I get paid, and what are the required documents from me and from the company in the US so all can be legal?
Appreciate your reply and guidance. Thank you.
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This has two answers. One is when you are a US citizen. I know little of that. In this case, the US wants to tax you despite you are not in the country irregardless of who you are working for. Beyond that, I do not know.
Now ,if you are a citizen of some other country than the US (you can be Canadian or Hungarian like me or dual citizen like me in a month, doesn't matter) then you can't be an employee of a US company unless you get hold of a work visa which is really hard. So you are likely to be a contractor. There's a an entire legal minefield here where the CRA might treat you an employee vs being self employed . I will point you to http://www.cra-arc.gc.ca/E/pub/tg/rc4110/README.html and not dwell on this. I am not your lawyer or accountant. Be sure to get one of each.