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I am a Canadian and have worked in the US on a TN1 Visa. I'm

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I am a Canadian and have worked in the US on a TN1 Visa. I'm 68 and have never earned US income in the past. Do I need to pay US self employment taxes?
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Tax
Expert:  Lev replied 8 months ago.
If you are working as an employee - and your income is reported as wages on W2 form - there is NO self-employment tax.On the other hand - if you are living in the US and you are US resident alien for tax purposes - AND have self-employment income - then - yeas you are subject to both income and self-employment taxes.Please provide more information about your type of income and your residency for better assessment.