Canadian non-resident in US (also non-resident!) - how to calculate net income from US to post in Canadian return (World Income section)

I am filing my 2014 Canadian taxes. I have figured out I am non-resident in Canada, but I do have income from the time I still worked in Canada in 2014. In World Income I have to enter "net employment income" What is this amount? Is it an amount on some line in my US return (which I haven't done yet). It seems the Canadians want my net income from US, but to do that I need to know my net income from Canadian, but to do that I need my net income from US, and around and around. Any advice?


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You only have to file a Canadian tax return if you owe tax to Canada or if you want a refund of taxes paid to Canada if your income is below the personal exemption.  You may have to add the Canadian income to the world income in the country in which you are presently living and paying tax.

You will not be able to netfile with a foreign address, or pay for the return before printing with other than a Canadian or US credit card.

The form will have to be mailed in to whatever tax office you used to file your taxes.

http://www.cra-arc.gc.ca/tx/ndvdls/tpcs/ncm-tx/flng-blgtns/menu-eng.html


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