Specialized GST/HST: Financial services

This course explores the ever-changing GST/HST legislation and guidance for financial institutions and services, including pensions. Get the practical insights and solutions you need to successfully apply your knowledge in real-life transaction and compliance situations.

Event Details

Location and date:
Toronto September 12-13, 2018

This two-day course examines the complex and dynamic indirect tax concepts and legislation for financial institutions, services and pensions. This specialized course is a complement to the In-Depth HST/GST Course and will go into greater detail and look at the latest changes and developments in the important area of GST/HST and financial services. Register today and join some of the leading minds in this sector.

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


12 CPD hour(s)
Pricing & registration

You will learn about:

  • defining “financial service” and “financial instrument”
  • GST/HST compliance for financial institutions
  • input tax credits for financial institutions
  • cross-border self-assessment rules for financial institutions
  • special rules for seizures and repossessions
  • pension plan rules
  • detailed rules for “selected listed financial institutions” and the “special attribution method”
  • latest developments, such as investment limited partnership rules

Who should attend?

Tax professionals who have successfully completed the In-Depth HST/GST Course and other experienced professionals, including:

  • professional accountants, lawyers and others who advise clients on GST/HST matters
  • CFOs and other finance professionals responsible for GST/HST compliance
  • CRA, Department of Finance, and other government officials responsible for GST/HST

More Details:

Venue[s] and Accommodation[s]


CPA Canada Offices
277 Wellington Street West, 2nd Floor, Toronto, Ontario M5V 3H2

For those participants travelling from out of town, please note that you are responsible for making your own hotel accommodations.

Nearby hotels Include:

Residence Inn Toronto Downtown 255 Wellington Street West, Toronto, ON M5V 3P9
To make a reservations call: 1-416-581-1800 or toll free 1-800-960-6752

SOHO Metropolitan Hotel
318 Wellington Street West, Toronto, ON M5V 3T4
To make reservations, call (416) 599-8800 or toll free 1-866-764-6638

Renaissance Toronto Downtown Hotel
1 Blue Jays Way, Toronto, ON M5V 1J4
To make reservations, call (416) 341-7100 or toll free 1-800-237-1512

Hyatt Regency Toronto
370 King Street West, Toronto, ON M5V 1J9
For reservations call: 1-416-343-1234


Please contact:

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