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Learn the basics of Canada’s tax and commercial legal systems.
If you are providing guidance to clients on income tax matters, Canada’s tax and legal systems have touch points you need to keep in mind.
This course provides an overview of both systems. The tax portion of the course explains the objectives and the structure of the Canadian tax system, outlining sources of income, allowable deductions and the general scheme for determining income for tax purposes.
The law portion of the course will bring you up to speed on the tools and concepts lawyers use in commercial transactions. After an introduction to how Canada’s commercial legal system works, the course takes a deeper dive into the topic of contract law and looks at special forms of contracts.
Additional options and pricing may be available. See pricing and registration for more details.
Overview of Canadian Tax
• Module 1: Concept of income• Module 2: Employment income• Module 3: Business income• Quiz 1 Tax• Module 4: Property income• Module 5: Other income and deductions• Module 6: Capital gains and losses• Quiz 2 Tax• Module 7: Taxable income and tax payable – Individuals• Module 8: Taxable income and tax payable – Corporations• Module 9: International taxation• Quiz 3 Tax
Overview of Canadian Law
• Module 1: The Canadian legal system• Module 2: Tort law and professional liability• Module 3: Contract law• Module 4: Contractual terms• Quiz 1 Law• Module 5: Sale of Goods Act• Module 6: Insurance and employment contracts• Module 7: Debtors and creditors• Module 8: Business relationships• Quiz 2 Law
Member Development and Support
November 22, 2018
CPA Canada’s annual financial literacy conference is a must-attend for those who want to learn how to improve the financial health of Canadians.
October 1, 2018
The ONE is Canada’s must-attend, multi-track CPA event of the year. Stay at the top of your game with future-focused sessions, thought-provoking keynotes, prime networking opportunities and a first-class exhibition floor.
October 15, 2018
Stay up-to-date on critical indirect tax issues and network with other indirect tax professionals at Canada’s largest and longest-running indirect tax event.