In-depth GST/HST 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-on-the-Lake June 2-7, 2019

The In-Depth GST/HST 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 GST/HST.

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 Resource Requirements:

Students must have a copy of the Excise Tax Act. You can purchase EY's Complete Guide to GST/HST, 2017 (25th) Edition for this purpose, if needed.

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

$3,195.00 plus $575.00 (facility fee)

34 CPD hour(s)
Pricing & registration

You will learn about:

Part I: Web-based self-study

  • research techniques and resources
  • administration tools for GST/HST
  • 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 GST/HST matters
  • controllers, treasurers, finance executives and their teams who have responsibility for GST/HST within their organizations, big or small
  • lawyers who counsel clients on GST/HST
  • 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]


Queens Landing
155 Byron Street, PO Box 1180, Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON L0S 1J0

Luxury has found its home at Queen's Landing in Niagara-on-the-Lake. We've carefully redesigned our 140 guestrooms with the aim of perfecting our guest experience. From the rooms' clean, neutral decor to our staff's extraordinary dedication to service, you will enjoy luxurious comfort from morning until night. This waterfront manor will take your breath and your stress away, leaving you to enjoy the decadence that defines Queen's Landing.


Niagara-on-the-Lake - Queens Landing
155 Byron Street, PO Box 1180, Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON L0S 1J0


All participants are required to live in-residence for the duration of the course. CPA Canada will reserve a room on your behalf at Queen’s Landing , Niagara-on-the-Lake, for arrival on Sunday, June 2, 2019 and departure on Friday, June 7, 2019. You are responsible for settling your own room account directly with the hotel on checkout. You will be asked for a credit card on arrival. Late arrivals, early departures and “no-shows” will be charged for the full hotel fees.

Daily rate (including taxes and gratuities):

$229.00 per night plus applicable taxes

Shuttle service

Discount code is 035. Simply visit Niagara Airbus 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: $121.00 round trip shuttle and $83 one way (plus HST) from Toronto Pearson and $128 round trip shuttle and $91 one way from Buffalo Airport.

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 26 to June 14, 2019 to allow ample time to travel before and after the event.


Please contact:

Member Development and Support
Tel: 1-800-268-3793

Sheri Price, program manager, Member Development and Support
Tel: 416-204-3425