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 May 31 - June 5, 2020

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, 2019 (27th) Edition for this purpose, if needed.

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



$3,195.00 plus $600.00 (facility fee)

34 CPD hour(s)
Pricing & registration

Topics include:

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:

Session Descriptions

Registration opens

Lecture (Module 4)
Basic Concepts - Imposition of Tax II
Janice Roper, FCPA, FCA

Dinner

Tutorials (Module 4)
Basic Concepts - Imposition of Tax II

Welcome reception

Breakfast

Lecture (Module 5)
Basic Concepts - Imposition of Tax III

Janice Roper, FCPA, FCA

Tutorials (Module 5)
Basic Concepts - Imposition of Tax III

Lunch

Lecture (Module 6)
Input Tax Credits and Rebates
David Robertson

Tutorials (Module 6)
Input Tax Credits and Rebates

Lecture (Module 7)
Net Tax Calculation and Timing Rules
David Robertson

Tutorials (Module 7)
Net Tax Calculation and Timing Rules
David Robertson

Dinner

Breakfast

Lecture (Module 8)
Special Rules I
David Robertson

Tutorials (Module 8)
Special Rules I

Lunch

Lecture (Module 9)
Special Rules II
Janice Roper, FCPA, FCA

Tutorials (Module 9)
Special Rules II

Break

Lecture (Module 10)
Public Sector Bodies
David Robertson

Breakfast

Lecture (Module 11)
Financial Services
David Robertson

Tutorials (Modules 10 & 11)
Public Sector Bodies & Financial Services

Lunch

Lecture (Module 12)
Purchase and Sale of Assets
Janice Roper, FCPA, FCA

Tutorials (Module 12)
Purchase and Sale of Assets

Break

Lecture (Module 13)
Real Property
David Robertson

Tutorials (Module 13)
Real Property

Breakfast

Lecture (Module 14)
Non-resident Issues
Janice Roper, FCPA, FCA

Tutorials (Module 14)
Non-resident Issues

Lunch

Lecture (Module 15)
Inbound Supplies
David Robertson

Tutorials (Module 15)
Inbound Supplies

Breakfast

Fireside Chat with CRA
Q&A Session with CRA
Janice Roper, FCPA, FCA

Lecture (Module 16)
Exports of Property and Services and Zero-rated Supplies

Tutorials (Module 16)
Exports of Property and Services and Zero-rated Supplies

Course Adjourns / Boxed Lunch

Venue[s] and Accommodation[s]

Venue[s]:

Pillar and Post
48 John Street, Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON LOS 1J0
t.:905-468-2123

The Pillar & Post is located in Niagara-on-the-Lake. A 13,000-square-foot indoor and outdoor spa – check. A Tuscan-style fine dining restaurant with an option to dine on a poolside patio under the stars – check. A wine bar and Lounge for afterhours relaxation – check. Contemporary comforts in guestrooms and suites – check. Walking distance to parks and town attractions – check. It's all here at the Pillar and Post.


Accommodation[s]:

Pillar and Post
48 John Street, Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON LOS 1J0
t.:905-468-2123

All participants are required to live in-residence for the duration of the course. CPA Canada will reserve a room on your behalf at the Pillar and Post, Niagara-on-the-Lake, for arrival on Sunday, May 31, 2020, and departure on Friday, June 5, 2020. 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


Frequently asked questions:

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: $138 round trip shuttle and $90 one way (plus HST) from Toronto Pearson and $114 round trip shuttle and $80 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 airsales@niagaraairbus.com. This discount code is valid for travel from May 26 to June 14, 2020 to allow ample time to travel before and after the event.

Contacts

Please contact:

Member Development and Support
Tel: 1-800-268-3793
Email: customerservice@cpacanada.ca

Andrea Stupino, Principal, Tax Education
Tel: 416-204-3463
Email: astupino@cpacanada.ca

Reshma Oza, program manager
Tel: 416-204-3931
Email: roza@cpacanada.ca