Section 55 and Safe Income – Pitfalls and Planning; and GST/HST and Sales Tax - The Year in Review & Looking Ahead - Live Webinar

This live webinar will start at 7:00 p.m. on January 14, 2020. The cost of this webinar $59 (+ tax) and you will earn 2.0 PD hours for registering. 

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14 Jan 2020, 7:00 PM

2 CPD hours

$59

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Course Description

The following topics will be covered during this webinar:

1. Section 55 and Safe Income – Pitfalls and Planning

Speakers: Josh Harnett, JD, TEP of Wilson Vukelich LLP and Alex Ghani, CPA CA, CGA, CPA (Texas) of CPA Solutions LLP

2. GST/HST and Sales Tax - The Year in Review & Looking Ahead

Speaker: Simon Thang, LL.B., LL.M. of Thang Tax Law


Within 24 hours of the webinar, we will forward you an e-mail with instructions for accessing the live webinar.

We look forward to seeing you at our upcoming events.  Should you have any ideas for topics, speakers, sponsorship or anything else, feel free to contact Melanie Russell, CPA, CA, CBV, CIM, CFE, CFF, ABV at 416-488-9590 x 225.

Please note: For best audio quality, we recommend using external speakers or headphones. 

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About the Instructor(s)

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Alex Ghani

Alex is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario (CA), the Certified General Accountants of Ontario (CGA), and is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), licensed to practice public accounting by the State of Texas. He has completed all three levels of the CICA In-Depth Tax Course.

He has over 17 years of experience working in the accounting departments of large companies and as a public practitioner. Over the years Alex helped many private clients with their tax structuring and estate planning needs.

 Furthermore, Alex also assists in Canadian and US tax compliance and various other tax related matters.  

Alex is heavily involved in the tax community and is a member of the Canadian Tax Foundation (CTF) where he has published articles for the CTF and presented at various events for the CTF.

In addition to this Alex has also presented at events for CPA Ontario and other industry specific events finally, he also facilitates for the CPA Canada In depth tax course.


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Josh Harnett

Josh practices in the areas of tax and private client services, with a particular focus on entrepreneurial business owners and high net worth individuals.  Josh routinely assists clients with all aspects of tax and estate planning, including corporate reorganizations, trusts, planning for the purchase and sale of a business, the taxation of real estate, and cross-border and international taxation.

Prior to joining Wilson Vukelich, Josh practiced in the tax and estate planning group of a Bay Street law firm.


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Simon Thang

Simon Thang, LL.B, LL.M is a sales tax lawyer and the principal of Thang Tax Law. Simon has over a decade of experience exclusively in sales tax (GST/HST, PST), customs and trade gained at prominent Bay Street law firms. He assists a range of clients including multi-nationals, small and mid-sized businesses and individuals.

This experience gives Simon the insight to advise on a range of issues and industries, including: owner-managed businesses; purchase and sale of businesses, real estate transactions, non-profits and charities, financial services and investments, business reorganizations, cross-border transactions, medical and health professionals, and non-resident businesses. Simon also has experience in customs and trade matters.

In addition to providing sales tax advice, Simon represents clients in all phases of tax disputes.

Simon has taught commodity tax as a member of the adjunct faculty Osgoode Hall Law School in Toronto and has tutored the CPA GST In-Depth course. Simon has written extensively in the area of sales tax and has published book chapters, papers and articles in various publications. Simon is a frequent speaker on commodity tax issues and has presented at the Canadian Professional Accountants’ annual Commodity Tax Symposium, at the Tax Executives Institute’s annual Canadian Tax Conference, to the Law Society of Upper Canada, and to the Ontario Bar Association’s Taxation Group.

Simon received his Canadian law degree from Osgoode Hall Law School and a Masters of Law (Taxation) from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE).

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