GST/HST - Real Property (VO)

Explore the important GST/HST issues associated with real property transactions, including construction or substantial renovation of residential property, sale of real property including contract assignments, joint-ventures and partnerships, issues related to leasehold allowances and expense recoveries, and the special rules applicable to supplies of real property by charities and other public service bodies.

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. 

After registering for a Video on Demand course, CPA Saskatchewan will send you information on how to access the course within 2 business days.

Click HERE for more information on Video-On-Demand courses

OBJECTIVE: 
The application of GST/HST to real property transactions can be complex, particularly when part of the property may include a residential component. Failure to appreciate these complexities, especially rules related to deemed supplies and exemption entitlements can result in significant and unexpected liabilities.  The seminar will increase awareness of some of the important GST/HST issues associated with real property transactions. 

The course will explore the important GST/HST issues associated with real property transactions, including construction or substantial renovation of residential property, sale of real property including contract assignments, joint-ventures and partnerships, issues related to leasehold allowances and expense recoveries, and the special rules applicable to supplies of real property by charities and other public service bodies. The presentation will be in a lecture format, using examples drawn from CRA rulings, case law and real-life experiences of the presenter and participants. Where appropriate, CRA assessing practices and issues regarding self supply rules will be addressed. 

WHO WILL BENEFIT:
Financial professionals who provide advice on, or participate in, the purchase, sale, or rental of real property.

LEARNING OUTCOMES:
By the end of the course, participants should be able to:

  • identify key definitions and concepts important to real property transactions, including real property exemptions,
  • apply the self-supply rules related to construction of new housing, including property flippers,
  • address and apply tax collection and accounting issues including special rules for Joint Ventures & partnerships, and
  • identify ITC entitlements (including restrictions) and rebates.

CONTENT:

  •  Key concepts, including the definition of residential complex and builder
  • Major sale and rental exemptions, including important differences between condominium and bare-land strata fees
  • Deemed self-supply rules related to construction or renovation of a residential complex including ‘property-flips’
  • Application of GST/HST to the construction and sale of residential projects on leased land, including First Nations territories
  • Differences between the use of joint-ventures and partnerships
  • Discussion and illustration of the complex exemptions for sales by individuals
  • ITC entitlements and restrictions and various rebate programs
  • Tax collection and reporting obligations of registrants and non-registrants
  • Special rules applicable to the non-profit sector
  • Some important provincial tax issues associated with real property transactions

PREREQUISITES:
A strong understanding of basic GST/HST rules and the input tax credit system.

When
11/29/2021 - 3/25/2022
Where
Video on Demand

Personal Passport Eligibility

Corporate Passport Eligibility

 

No content found

Please sign in to register