Tax at CPA Canada: Get involved

Thinking about volunteering for a CPA Canada tax committee or joining the In-Depth Tax Course faculty? Discover how to build your credentials, give back to our profession, and learn and grow, personally and professionally.

Meeting peers, sharing experiences, networking and contributing to the profession: these are the top reasons for volunteering with CPA Canada, according to a survey of volunteers. In fact, satisfaction with their overall experience is so high that 99 per cent of volunteers surveyed say they would volunteer again.

In the area of tax, there are lots of ways you can get involved — from paid teaching positions to volunteer work re-thinking tax education, creating resources for tax practitioners or advocating for positive change in Canadian tax law and administration.

In-Depth Tax Course: Help wanted

CPA Canada is looking for experienced tax practitioners with a passion for educating to join our In-Depth Tax Course faculty team. Positions are open for:

To be considered for these roles for the fall 2017 program, get your name in by July 14. Find job profiles and application details — and check back to learn about future openings — for our In-Depth Tax Course.

Share your tax knowledge and expertise

CPA Canada has 20 CPA-only and joint CPA/Canada Revenue Agency committees in tax specialties and education, along with ad hoc task forces, subcommittees and working groups on topics like tax technology and tax practice risk management. Through these groups, over 100 tax volunteers devote their time and skills to developing sound tax policies and administrative practices for Canadians and Canadian businesses. Find out more about our committees.

New opportunities to volunteer with these tax activities come up from time to time, and we look to fill them with high-calibre professionals with energy, commitment and willingness to share their expertise and experience. To build your profile so that you might be considered for a committee position, think about:

  • tutoring or lecturing at the In-Depth Tax Course
  • writing articles for CPA Magazine or the Canadian Tax Foundation’s journals and newsletters
  • writing for or speaking at CPA provincial or national tax events
  • writing for or speaking at a Canadian Tax Foundation or other tax event, such as those hosted by the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners

If you think you have the experience and skills to become part of the CPA Canada tax volunteer team, please email us with:

  • your resume
  • a brief description of your goals
  • your area(s) of interest

Find more background and information on the many ways you can get involved.