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Many Canadians migrate south each year and become U.S. residents or citizens. Along with the cold weather, they may also leave behind local retirement account, such as a Canadian registered retirement savings plan ("RRSP") or a Canadian registered retirement income fund (“RRIF”). Preserving this Canadian nest egg is generally a good thing. Indeed, it is hard to find fault with financial planning for the golden years. This egg could turn a little rotten, though, if the person fails to appreciate the relevant U.S. tax obligations. Unfortunately, due to the disparate treatment of ...