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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.
Please note that this online course is module-based. There are no check-in times or a set schedule. You are required to read through each module, and complete an assessment.
Additional options and pricing may be available. See pricing and registration for more details.
Overview of Canadian Tax
• Module 1: Introduction to Canadian Tax• Module 2: Employment income• Module 3: Business income• Module 4: Property income• Module 5: Other income and deductions• Module 6: Capital gains and losses• Module 7: Taxable income and tax payable – Individuals• Module 8: Taxable income and tax payable – Corporations• Module 9: Taxable of Non-residents
Overview of Canadian Law
• Module 1: Introduction to Canadian Law• Module 2: Business Entity Law• Module 3: Tort law• Module 4: Formation of a Valid Contract• Module 5: Contract Considerations and Ability to Enforce• Module 6: Insurance and Employment contracts• Module 7: Debtors and creditors
Build an excellent foundation in the basic principles of transfer pricing for international operations and develop strategies that work to reduce tax risk.
Learn the fundamentals of accounting for income taxes in Canada under both IFRS and ASPE .
Acquire a broad overview of GST/HST-related topics, including useful tips and common traps.
Member Development and Support
It’s said that a crisis brings out the best in people and, in most cases, that’s true. But there is a dark side to tough times, as fraudsters prey on people who are uncertain and looking for easy answers.
March 18, 2020
The federal government’s actions and fiscal support to address the widespread and devastating economic fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic are welcomed by Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada).
Listen to this special edition Practitioner’s Pulse webinar where we answer some frequently asked questions around practice management issues and some key financial reporting and auditing implications of COVID-19.