Taxation of Domestic Trusts - Fundamentals (VO)

Taxation of Domestic Trusts - Fundamentals  (VO)
The course is being offered to ensure that accountants who prepare trust returns or who advise clients with trust structures or who are considering trust structures have a functional knowledge of the applicable tax rules and the ability to issue-spot potential problems that may require specialist assistance.

Watch a qualified CPA instructor teaching the course and access a copy of the same course material that is provided to attendees of an in-person session. 
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Participants will develop better knowledge of the rights and duties of settlors, trustees and beneficiaries. Both the inter vivos and testamentary trust context will be discussed. 

The seminar will provide an overview of trust relationships, how to complete basic returns for trusts and their beneficiaries, and how to identify and communicate basic tax planning benefits and opportunities that involve family trusts. The course reviews the basic tenants of trust law, the provisions of the Income Tax Act, case law and CRA administrative positions that are fundamental to the taxation of trusts. Participants who would benefit from attending are accountants of any experience level who have a working knowledge of personal income tax rules and whose clients include estates, trusts or high net worth individuals.


Practitioners who wish to gain an understanding of trust taxation, or wish to refresh their knowledge and stay abreast of current issues and better advise their clients.

By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • describe the income tax treatment of trusts and their beneficiaries
  • identify potential tax risks or tax issues associated with trust structures, and
  • analyze whether clients would benefit from a trust structure.

A working knowledge of the income tax rules applicable to individuals and corporations.

Course Code VO2069
Passport Credit 4
Price $360
CPD Estimated Hours: Total - 7
Competency Taxation
Course Level Intermediate
12/1/2020 - 3/31/2021
On Demand

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