In-depth tax course: Overview

The In-Depth Tax Course is an unparalleled learning and development experience for progressive professionals who are serious about a career in taxation. It delivers unrivalled results to students and their organizations.

Program Details

The In-Depth Tax Course provides you with the most comprehensive, practical and relevant income tax training in Canada. It is the training ground of choice for Canada’s professional accountants and other qualified professionals who are serious about working and excelling in today’s complex tax environment. Completion of this course has become essential for many seeking senior tax positions in advisory firms and corporate Canada.

The In-Depth Tax Course material is based on enacted legislation. Proposed legislation is addressed throughout the course where relevant and applicable.

In-Depth offers you a truly transformational learning experience that delivers the optimal balance of academic rigour and real-life business application. The three-year program will be delivered using a blended learning methodology with the latest in education delivery technology, incorporating the ideal mix of:

  • self-study
  • elearning
  • online discussion forums
  • technical lectures
  • group sessions with context-rich case studies

In-Depth will help you:

  • accelerate your tax career
  • deepen your tax knowledge
  • become a creative tax advisor
  • build a valuable peer network with some of the brightest and most promising tax professionals from:
    • public practice
    • industry
    • regulatory environments

Topics covered

Over the three years, In-Depth covers approximately 60 topics. These include:

  • tax research
  • statutory interpretation and case law analysis
  • individual taxation
  • business and property taxation
  • capital gains
  • corporate taxation
  • corporate reorganizations
  • estate planning and post mortem planning
  • international taxation
  • cross-border financing
  • immigration and emigration
  • tax administration
  • specialized tax topics such as:
    • indirect taxes
    • transfer pricing
    • scientific research and experimental development

Who should attend this course?

Canadian income tax professionals working full time in:

  • a public accounting firm
  • a legal firm
  • a corporate setting
  • a regulatory or government environment

In-Depth Tax Course entrance requirements

You must be employed full-time in a tax role, spend at least 50 per cent of your time working on income tax matters and be one of the following:

  • a CPA or a lawyer called to a Canadian Bar
  • a CPA student or an articling student
  • a university graduate

2017 Orientation, Research and Communications Courses (ORC) Dates and venue/location

  • September 25-26 InterContinental Toronto Centre
  • October 5-6 Montreal Marriott Chateau Champlain
  • October 11-12 Telus Convention Centre Calgary
  • October 16-17 Congress Centre – Toronto Airport
  • October 25-26 Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre

More details on venue/location and accommodation.

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