Tax Issues for Commercial Practitioners 2019


Course Date: October 4, 2019

Full Course Materials
Total: 5h 6min
Total Ethics: 50min

Welcome and Introduction

Asif N. Abdulla Thorsteinssons LLP, Vancouver

Current Cases

  • a review of recent decisions that affect owner-managed businesses and private companies

Robert Carvalho Thorsteinssons LLP, Vancouver

Break

Private Company Tax Planning

  • passive investment rules
  • income splitting

Asif N. Abdulla Thorsteinssons LLP, Vancouver

Surplus Stripping and Capital Gains

Sam S. Liang Liang Tax Lawyers, Vancouver

Networking Lunch (provided)

Real Estate Tax Update

  • what commercial practitioners need to know about
    • Vancouver Empty Homes Tax
    • Foreign Buyers Tax
    • Speculation and Vacancy Tax

Terry G. Barnett and Zheting Su Thorsteinssons LLP, Vancouver

Break

GST and PST Update

  • current audit issues
  • asset sales
  • who collects what, how much and when?
  • out of country/province vendors
  • representing buyers versus sellers in real estate transactions

Terry G. Barnett and Zheting Su Thorsteinssons LLP, Vancouver

Ethics and Practice Management in Tax Practice

  • privilege
  • CRA tax audits versus tax evasion investigations
  • ethics in tax/legal advisory

Greg P. DelBigio, QC Thorsteinssons LLP, Vancouver

Closing Remarks

Asif N. Abdulla Thorsteinssons LLP, Vancouver