Prerequisite: Intermediate Financial Reporting II and a working knowledge of computers.
The primary emphasis in this course is to understand the fundamental principles and concepts of Canadian federal income tax legislation. The course emphasizes an understanding of the conceptual structure of the Income Tax Act and equips students with the skills needed to apply its rules to practical cases. Topics include the concepts of income and liability for tax; income from employment, business and property; shareholder benefits; deductions; capital gains and losses; computation of taxable income for individuals and corporations; tax planning; and international taxation.
The objective of this course is to develop and strengthen students’ understanding of technical knowledge of taxation.