In-depth HST/GST course

This comprehensive two-part course delivers the latest indirect tax resources, techniques and business tools to help you succeed.

Event Details

Location and date:
Niagara Falls May 29 - June 3, 2016

The In-Depth HST/GST Course is designed for serious indirect tax professionals in Canada, both new and experienced. It is the industry standard for training, with a track record for excellence.

Build a strong foundation of knowledge to help you deliver real value-added benefits when advising about HST/GST.

Refine your foundational knowledge about indirect tax and take your skillset to the next level with a mix of elearning options, in-residence lectures and expert-facilitated small group tutorials.

Additional options and pricing may be available. See pricing and registration for more details.


34 CPD hour(s)
Pricing & registration

You will learn about:

Part I: Web-based self-study

  • research techniques and resources
  • administration tools for HST/GST
  • basic concepts: imposition of tax, part I

Part II: Classroom sessions and interactive workshops

  • imposition of tax, parts II and III
  • input tax credits (ITCs) and rebates
  • net tax calculation and special rules
  • purchase and sale of assets
  • public sector bodies
  • financial services
  • real property
  • non-resident issues, exports of property, zero-rated supplies
  • a hot topics panel and much more

Who should attend?

  • professional accountants who advise clients on HST/GST matters
  • controllers, treasurers, finance executives and their teams who have responsibility for HST/GST within their organizations, big or small
  • lawyers who counsel clients on HST/GST
  • Canada Revenue Agency (CRA), Department of Finance and provincial officials who focus on sales and other indirect taxes

More Details:

Venue[s] and Accommodation[s]


Hilton Hotel & Suites Niagara Falls
Hilton Hotel & Suites Niagara Falls
6361 Fallsview Blvd, Niagara Falls, ON L2G 3V9

Frequently asked questions:


All participants are required to live in-residence for the duration of the course. CPA Canada will reserve a room at the Hilton Hotel & Suites Niagara Falls on your behalf for arrival on Sunday, May 29, 2016, and departure on Friday, June 3, 2016. You are responsible for settling your own room account on checkout. You will be asked for a credit card on arrival. “No shows” will be charged. The Hilton Hotel & Suites Niagara Falls is located just one block from the falls and is directly across the street from the new Niagara Fallsview Casino Resort, situated on the Canadian side of Niagara Falls. The Watermark Restaurant is located on levels 33 and 34 — this one-of-a-kind restaurant will inspire awe and your appetite with water-themed design and décor featuring two aquariums, 18 foot windows, vaulted ceilings and a wave entrance.

Directions from Toronto

Take 403 Southbound to the QEW Hamilton. Follow the QEW signs to Niagara. Once in Niagara Falls, merge left onto Hwy 420. You will come to the main intersection of Hwy 420 and Stanley Avenue. Make a right turn onto Stanley and follow for approximately five minutes. Turn left onto Murray Street. At the next intersection, turn right onto Fallsview Boulevard and you will see the Hilton Hotel & Suites Niagara Falls directly to your right.

Shuttle Service

Discount code is 035. Simply visit to redeem. At the beginning of the booking page, you will need to insert this code, then your discount will automatically be calculated and applied. The rates quoted per person: $86 round trip shuttle and $63 one way (plus HST) from Toronto Pearson.

Guests can book online and manage their own reservations or they can call the Niagara Air Bus reservations line at 905-374-8111 or email them at This discount code is valid for travel from May 15 to June 3, 2016 to allow ample time to travel before and after the event.

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Please contact:

CPA Canada Professional Learning and Development Customer Service
Tel: 1-888-337-3242

Daniela Profiti, principal, Conferences and Courses, Professional Learning and Development
Tel: 416-204-3335

Sheri Price, program manager, Tax Education, Professional Learning and Development
Tel: (416) 204-3425


Update your knowledge and strengthen your network at this must-attend conference covering the most important issues and trends affecting audit committee members.

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