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Centennial 2010
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Level: Intermediate
Competency: Taxation
Seminar Code: 00096
Format: Half-Day PM
CPD Hours: 3.5
Availability: This seminar occurs in the past. To view other offerings of this seminar, go to "Additional Offerings"

Register before Jan 16, 2018 and pay the early fee!
Date: Tuesday, Jan 30, 2018
Time: 12:30 PM-4:00 PM
Location: CPA Alberta Edmonton Office
1900 TD Tower
10088 - 102 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta
Meeting Room: 1919/1920
Fee Options: Tickets Required: N/A
(Passport Tickets can only by used 14 days prior to seminar start date)
Fee Required: $290.00 - Early Member
$290.00 - Early Non-Member
$370.00 - Regular Member
$370.00 - Regular Non-Member
Seminar Description: Formerly Known As: Managing Risk in Your Tax Practice

This full day seminar is designed to help professional advisors reduce their exposure to liability in their tax practices. The seminar focuses on the procedures and processes of practicing in the tax area, highlighting areas where a better job could be done to protect practitioners from liability. In addition, the seminar will include a discussion of technical issues associated with the areas where AICA claims experience show the greatest number and dollar value of claims.

In addition, the seminar will review the scheme of penalties and interest in the Act, the CRA’s current administration of those provisions, and the use of the Taxpayer Relief provisions to reduce the cost of penalties.

It is beyond the scope of this course to discuss all areas of risk a professional advisor may encounter.

By the end of this seminar, participants will better understand some of the areas of risk and be able to determine whether their firm is adequately protected. Participants will also obtain information to use in developing a safe foundation for their tax services.
Seminar Outline:
  • Management and Administration - areas which tax advisors should exercise caution to reduce their risk of exposure to a lawsuit
  • Tax Service Responsibility
  • Dealing with Canada Revenue Agency
  • Researching Tax Law
  • Tax Compliance
  • Malpractice Lawsuit
  • Risk Areas and “Top 10” Liability Insurance Tax Problems
  • Interest: corporate taxes; individuals; instalments; GST/HST; payment and instalments; refund interest; and interest offset rules
  • Penalties – nature and type, including penalties on information returns; income tax; electronic filing; GST/HST; GST/HST wash transactions; gross negligence; payroll, source deductions, and non-resident withholdings; foreign reporting; and third party penalties
  • Refunds, payments, and filing, including when a refund can be issued; when a refund can be held; offsets; collections; and filing and proof of delivery
  • Taxpayer relief provisions including objectives; when they apply; how to apply; appealing a request; and due diligence defense
  • Voluntary disclosures requirements and examples
Pre-requisite: There are no prerequisites for this course.
Who Will Benefit: This seminar is valuable to practitioners who want to obtain a better understanding of some of the areas of risk, and to new practitioners who may find the information useful in developing their tax services and to General practitioners and members in industry who are responsible for tax reporting compliance.
Seminar Leader(s): NEILSON, Hugh
Special Notes:
Additional Offerings:
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Calgary Feb 02, 2018 12:30 pm-04:00 pm NEILSON, Hugh
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Mar 31, 2018 08:30 am-04:30 pm
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Calgary Jan 31, 2019 08:30 am-04:00 pm NEILSON, Hugh
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