First Home Savings Account - Are You Ready for April First, Live Webinar March 1, 2023
The new First Home Savings Account (FHSA) launches April 1st, 2023. Join us for a detailed look at the workings of this new registered plan, including a discussion of how best to make use of the FHSA as part of your client’s financial and tax planning.

OVERVIEW

The new First Home Savings Account (FHSA) launches April 1st, 2023.  Join us for a detailed look at the workings of this new registered plan, including a discussion of how best to make use of the FHSA as part of your client’s financial and tax planning.

 

DETAILS

TFSA, RRSP, RRIF, RESP, RDSP and now the FHSA. This latest registered plan has its own set of rules that borrow from several of the registered plans that came before it. In order to advise your clients on how best to integrate the First Home Savings Account (FHSA) into their financial plan (or that of their family members), you need to know the details!

 

Join Maureen Vance CPA, CA for a comprehensive and practical discussion of the rules relating to the new FHSA, including a discussion of when to use TFSA vs FHSA and the Home Buyer’s Plan RRSP withdrawal.

 

TOPICS:

·       Background and history of the FHSA

·       Tax deductibility

·       Annual and lifetime limits

·       Eligible investors

·       Definition of “First-time Home Buyer”

·       Contribution carryforward

·       Overcontributions

·       Transferring from an RRSP

·       Qualifying withdrawals

·       Qualifying home

·       Qualifying investments

·       Maximum participation period

·       Rollover to an RRSP

·       Consequences of a marriage breakdown

·       Consequences of the death of the account holder

·       FHSA and the Home Buyer’s Plan

·       Financial and tax planning with the FHSA, TFSA and RRSP

 

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

·       Learn the tax rules for the new FHSA

·       Understand how the FHSA interacts with the Home Buyer’s Plan

·       Be aware of options for contributing and withdrawing money from the FHSA and how to take advantage of them

·       Recognize when it will be beneficial for your clients to utilize the FHSA

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

You will require an Internet connection and a phone/voice connection at the same time. Most attendees use their computer for the audio. Participants are able to submit questions and comments during the session via a Q&A text panel. Terms, conditions, pricing and services subject to change.

 

TARGET AUDIENCE:

This webinar will be of most interest to accountants and financial planners advising their clients on financial and tax planning. 

 

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CANCELLATION POLICY:

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THIS WEBINAR INCLUDES:

  • 3 months to review the webinar recording

  • Print version of the presentation slides

  • PD Certificate for 1 hours

PRESENTER:

This webinar is being presented by: Maureen Vance B. Com., CA, CPA, a tax consultant at Wolters Kluwer Canada

Maureen obtained her CA with Peat Marwick Mitchell (a predecessor of KPMG) and joined Taxprep (now part of Wolters Kluwer) in 1985. She completed the CICA In-depth tax course in 1991, and since 2002, she has been a consultant to Wolters Kluwer on tax and compliance issues. Maureen researches and writes material on tax planning and compliance and presents seminars and webinars on various tax and software topics to accounting firms across Canada. She is a member of the CRA-CPA Canada Technology Working Group, a contributor to the CPA Canada Tax Risk Management Guide, a contributing author for the Wolters Kluwer publications Preparing Your Corporate Tax Returns and Preparing Your Partnership Returns and a frequent contributor to various other Wolters Kluwer Canada publications, including Tax Topics.

Maureen Vance
CA B. Com CPA

Maureen obtained her CA with Peat Marwick Mitchell (a predecessor of KPMG) and joined Taxprep (now part of WoltersKluwer) in 1985. As one of the original Taxprep employees, Maureen has been involved with all aspects of Taxprep development and support, including acting as product manager on both Corporate Taxprep and Personal Taxprep. She completed the CICA In-depth tax course in 1991 and since 2002, she has been a consultant to WoltersKluwer on tax and compliance issues. Maureen researches and writes material for training and program documentation and presents seminars and webinars various tax and software topics to accounting firms across Canada. She is a member of the CRA-CPA Canada Technology Working Group, a contributor to the CPA Canada Tax Risk Management Guide as well as a frequent contributor to the Wolters Kluwer Canada publication Tax Topics.