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PERSONAL TAX - FUNDAMENTALS
If you are new to personal tax and want to get in on the ground floor, this is your starting point.
These three courses will provide you with the fundamentals of personal tax. They are designed and taught with the absolute beginner in mind.
The Personal Income Tax Course is a 20+ hour comprehensive, grass-roots course that starts with the basics and grows in complexity.
Preparing Tax Returns - Best Practices is a critical course if you are thinking of preparing tax returns for others or starting a tax preparation business
Personal Tax - T1 Case Studies provides 35+ real world tax returns that you will prepare from scratch. Sit behind the desk of a real-world mock tax practice
Preparing Canadian Income Tax Returns - Introductory Course
Fundamentals of Personal Tax - 20+ Hours of Video Instruction -- Regular Price $399.
Preparing Tax Returns Start to Finish - Best Practices - Intermediate Course
Resource for Running a Personal Tax Practice - Regular Price - $399
PERSONAL TAX - INTERMEDIATE
Once you have a good foundation from the fundamentals courses, you can dive in to our intermediate courses that will build on your personal tax knowledge.
In-Depth Personal Tax Topics is a collection of seminars curated from our monthly training subscription in the areas of personal tax.
Tax Returns for Deceased Taxpayers takes you through the complexities of preparing the final tax returns for deceased individuals & T3 Trust return for their estate.
Personal Tax Preparation Bootcamp is fast paced overview of personal tax preparation. It is a top-rated course in various CPA professional development programs.
Personal Tax - In-Depth Personal Tax Topics
Intermediate Personal Tax Course - A Masterclass on Personal Tax Concepts - Regular Price $399
Tax Returns for Deceased Taxpayers
Comprehensive tax course & practical guidance on preparing final tax returns and estate returns - Regular Price $349
PERSONAL TAX HANDBOOK - TAX PRACTITIONERS
Are you a tax preparer or practitioner looking for a resource that you can refer to that keeps you up to date with the world of personal tax?
Our Personal Tax Handbook series tackles a number of topics in-depth and provides you with tax preparation tips, tricks and traps.
It also gives you the guidance you need to provide accurate and valuable advice to your clients.
These courses are maintained consistently for any changes or new developments in each of the topic areas.
Personal Tax Handbook - Employment Income & Deductions
Tips, tricks and traps on dealing with employment income and deductions on T1 returns
Personal Tax Handbook - Rental Income & Deductions
Commonly encountered problem areas with rental income and the CRA review/audit landscape
Personal Tax Handbook - Principal Residence
Calculating the Principal Residence Exemption, Section 45 Elections and other issues
Personal Tax Handbook - Investment Income & Deductions
Reporting issues - ABIL's, Foreign income reporting, TOSI, CNIL and other topics
PREPARING U.S TAX RETURNS - FUNDAMENTALS OF U.S. TAX
Have you been looking for a comprehensive online course that teaches you how to prepare U.S. 1040 personal tax returns?
Our associate instructor and U.S. tax practitioner Mark Fehrman, CPA shares his vast knowledge with us in a number of US courses.
CORPORATE TAX - SMALL BUSINESS T2 RETURNS
Take the next step and enter the challenging world corporate tax and see what it feels like to enter the world of a professional accountant.
Corporate tax is an entirely new world. It requires a lifetime of updates and education. The journey never ends.
Take that leap and first step. Sign on for a solid introduction and foundation to corporate tax and T2 preparation for private corporations (i.e. small incorporated businesses)
Introduction to Corporate Tax - Get in on the ground level. This course will help you understand the conceptual framework of corporate tax and the T2 return.
Corporate Tax - Investment Income - A challenging area of corporate tax for private enterprise. Demystify the complexities and understand it once and for all.
Corporate Tax - Best Practices - Get behind the wheel of a corporate tax practice as we dive into the entire process of advising clients & preparing returns
Introduction to Corporate Tax - Preparing T2 Corporate Tax Returns
Focus on Small Business Corporate Tax Return Preparation - 15+ Hours -- Regular Price $499
Corporate Tax - Investment Income
Intermediate Corporate Taxation - The In's & Out's of Corporate Investment Income
CORPORATE TAX - OTHER
Corporate tax practice is not just about preparing a corporation's T2 return. These courses offer you a breadth of critical knowledge for advising small business clients
Planning for Owner-Managers - A big part of advising clients is understanding the options on how the corporation pays them. Salaries, dividends, loans ... it's all covered
GST/HST Fundamentals - You can't have a business/corporate return without GST/HST. They go hand in hand. This course applies to both personal & corporate returns.
Corporate Tax Preparation Bootcamp - A fast-past course for those with some knowledge of corporate tax. Highly rated by professional CPA PD associations.
Tax Planning for Corporate Owner Managers
Compensation Planning for Small Business Owner-Managers - Regular Price $399
A Comprehensive Introduction to GST/HST -- 10+ Hours of Instruction - Regular Price $299
RUNNING A TAX PRACTICE
If you are looking at getting into the world of public practice or become a tax preparer, these course provide you with advice in a number of areas.
Tax Practice - Risk Management - It's what you don't know that gets you. Understand a number of risk areas in practice and how to deal with them
Ethics for Tax Practitioners - Get some ethics hours & learn how to navigating difficult yet common ethical situations in a tax practice
Navigating Compilation Engagements - Learn how to tackle the different ways clients provide you with information. From the organized client to the dog's breakfast.
Learn how to build and run a profitable tax practice in our two business focused tax practice courses.
Tax Practice - Risk Management
A Guide to Minimize Risk in Running a Personal & Corporate Tax Practice
Navigating Compilation Engagements
Compilation Standards & Sorting Through Client Provided Accounting Information
Tax Practice Survival Guide
Tips, tricks & hacks on running a smooth and problem free tax practice - 5+ Hours - Regular Price $249
What if you are looking to take a number of our annual courses or access to our monthly Tax Bytes Practice Mentor video series?
We have three annual memberships available for both individuals and those tax practice firms looking for a staff training solution.
All Course - Annual Membership
Access to all Canadian Tax Academy core tax courses and seminar series for one year
All Access - Annual Membership
Access to Everything for One Year - Including Tax Bytes Practice Mentor & courses only available through that service
IAN DINOVO, CPA CGA
Director & Primary Instructor
Ian DiNovo, CPA CGA has been in involved in accounting & public practice for over 20 years, where he has consulted with hundreds of businesses and prepared thousands of Canadian personal and corporate tax returns.
Ian is also a highly sought after presenter and instructor at numerous CPA professional development events & seminars including the CPA Association of Ontario, Wolters Kluwer & other Accountant Networks across Southern Ontario.
Canadian Tax Academy is a unique and innovative learning enterprise dedicated to passing his knowledge and experience to Canadians, through online tutorials and courses.
Through various learning platforms and professional development associations, he delivers top-notch courses in the area of Canadian tax and tax practice management.