Canadian Income Tax Course (Live Online)

  • Formats:

    Live Online

  • Duration:

    39 hours

  • Registration Fee:


Start Date

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Part Time: January 14, 2022 – April 08, 2022

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This course is a comprehensive introduction to Canadian Income Tax, which bridges the gap between theory and practice. This course is designed for those who are just starting to practice Canadian tax as a professional or own a business. Students will learn basic rules and principles of filing personal and business income tax and learn about different features within the tax software available on the market.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, students will have demonstrated the ability to:

  • File personal and business income taxes
  • Report the different types of income
  • Report different types of slips
  • Understand tax deductions and tax credits
  • Determine which taxable supply applies
  • Navigate between Canada Revenue Agency and software resources available
  • Know how to manage an audit from the Canada Revenue Agency

Topics Covered in The Income Tax Course

  • Background Theory and Concepts of Taxation
  • Rights and Obligations of Taxpayers
  • Personal Income Tax
  • Corporate Income Tax
  • Sources of Income (Employment, BusinessActivities, Property, Captial Gains, etc.)
  • E-filing software
  • Return, Schedules, Deadlines
  • Notice of Assessment (NOA) and Notice of Reassessment
  • Savings Accounts(RRSP and TFSA)
  • Resources & Recent Industry Changes
  • How To Be a Successful Tax Preparer
  • Contractors and Commissions
  • Audits

Who Will Benefit From The Course

The target audience for this course is internationally-trained accountants, or individuals wishing to begin a career in accounting and taxation. This course is also beneficial for those who are already in the field of accounting but want to increase or update their knowledge.


Live Online

Part Time:

  • January 14, 2022 – April 08, 2022
    • Students must devote at least 3 hours per week to attend live webinars
    • Webinars will be held on Fridays from 4:00 to 7:00 pm PST
    • Outside of live instructional periods, students will be expected to take part in various independent and/or group activities

Required Materials

TBD by Instructor


The registration fee for this course is $870.

Technical Requirements

Live Online Students

Ashton College uses web conferencing tools for conducting online classes and online learning management systems for managing resources, assignments, and grades. These tools help instructors and students connect live online as well as asynchronously. The basic requirements for online learning include a computer, webcam, speakers, and a microphone or a headset and headphones, along with a reliable internet connection. Though online learning can be pursued using smartphones and tablets, the use of laptops or desktop computers is encouraged for an enhanced learning experience.


This course does not require approval by the Private Training Institutions Branch of the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Training. As such, it was not reviewed.

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