Customs Updates for Canada Marijuana Growers | Evelyn Ackah | Ackah Business Immigration Law

US border patrol’s policy on cannabis and cross-border business and travel is a major concern for Canadians as legalization nears. Not only are Canadian marijuana users at risk, Canadian investors and workers in the US cannabis industry also face barriers to entering the United States. In response to the concern, the United States has released Customs updates for Canada marijuana…

USMCA is Good for Cross-Border Business| Evelyn Ackah | Ackah Business Immigration Law

“The new deal with the US & Mexico means Canadian businesses will have more opportunities to grow – and that means more good, well-paying jobs for the middle class. More on how the #USMCA will benefit Canadian workers http://bit.ly/2Ov3nA9″ – Justin Trudeau Canada and US negotiators brokered a deal to replace NAFTA late September 30,…

How Canada's New Marijuana Laws Impact Employees Who Travel Between Canada and the US | Evelyn Ackah | Ackah Business Immigration Law

HR Advisory: How Canada’s New Marijuana Laws Affect US and Canadian Cross-Border Business America and Canada have long enjoyed a friendly personal and business relationship. Many US and Canadian businesses conduct cross-border business and have employees who regularly or occasionally travel between the US and Canada for work or business. With Canada’s new marijuana laws impact employees who…

New US Taxes May Violate a Canada-U.S. Tax Treaty | Evelyn Ackah | Immigration Lawyer

Proposed new US taxes may violate a Canada-U.S. tax treaty that is supposed to prevent double taxation, say experts. In December 2017 President Trump signed a sweeping retroactive tax reform bill into law which included the Transition Tax, also known as the Repatriation Tax. According to a new report by the CBC, “Many Canadian residents with U.S. or dual…