iFirm T1 Tax Update, Live Webinar Jan 31 & Feb 1, 2023
iFirm T1 Tax Update Staying current on tax, form, software and e-service changes is critical to the success of a tax practice. This T1 tax update is designed specifically for iFirm users to provide you with all the essential information you need in this comprehensive virtual seminar. **This virtual seminar will be delivered in two parts and will consist of two 3.5-hour long webinars over two consecutive days. By registering for the one day below, you will be signed up for both the days **

OVERVIEW

iFirm T1 Tax Update

Staying current on tax, form, software and e-service changes is critical to the success of a tax practice. This T1 tax update is designed specifically for iFirm users to provide you with all the essential information you need in this comprehensive virtual seminar.

 

This virtual seminar will be delivered in two parts and will consist of two 3.5-hour long webinars over two consecutive days.

 

DETAILS

This iFirm T1 Tax Update will review the various tax and form changes for 2022 T1 returns and discuss how these changes have been implemented in iFirm. We will also explore the numerous enhancements being made to iFirm Tax for this upcoming tax season along with tips for getting the most out of the many iFirm productivity features. We will review draft legislation relevant to T1 returns and discuss the latest CRA e-services.

The webinar will be presented by our experienced tax seminar team, who will also be answering your questions during the session.

Online virtual webinars provide you with an easy way to stay up to date in your tax compliance from the convenience of your own office.

This virtual seminar will be delivered in two parts and will consist of two 3.5-hour long webinars over two consecutive days, making it easier to fit into your schedule than a full day session. And the shorter length makes the webinars more engaging.

The webinars will include plenty of time for questions and each webinar will include a break midway through to make the experience as comfortable as possible.

To help you get the most out of the virtual seminar, you will be sent the slide deck in advance of the virtual seminar and you’ll also be able to download an iFirm T1 Tax Resource Guide in addition to the slide deck that you can refer to after the virtual seminar.

A recording will be available to view for a limited time after the sessions.

TOPICS:

Status of Legislation

We will review recently enacted legislation as well as proposed legislation and how it will affect you, including the following:

·       “Anti-flipping” rules for real estate contained in Bill C-32

·       A detailed look at the First Home Savings Account (FHSA) which will come into effect on April 1, 2023

·       Proposed legislation on electronic filing, delivery of notices and electronic payments

Federal T1 Tax and Form Changes

We will examine various 2022 tax and form changes for the T1, including the following:

·       Immediate expensing rules for self-employed individuals

·       New procedures for claiming a deduction for a COVID benefit repayment

·       New labour mobility deduction

·       Increase in the First Time Home Buyer’s Tax Credit

·       Increase in limits for passenger vehicles

·       Medical expense eligibility for fertility expenses or surrogacy

·       Home Office Expenses for 2022

·       Revised eligibility for the Disability Tax Credit

·       New critical mineral exploration tax credit

Provincial Tax and Form Changes

We will discuss various provincial tax and form changes that will impact 2022 T1 tax returns.  We will also preview some upcoming changes for 2023.

iFirm Tax Enhancements

We will explore recent iFirm Tax enhancements, including changes to the Return Manager, new customization options, improved AFR reconciliation features, and discuss ideas for utilizing the many productivity tools available in iFirm Tax.

CRA Services

We will review recent changes to CRA services, including:

·       Process for confirming a representative

·       Increased security for Represent a Client (RAC)

·       Changes to the CRA portals

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

·       Understand the latest changes to tax legislation including draft legislative proposals

·       Learn what tax and form changes will affect your T1 tax returns for this year

·       Get comfortable with the new features being introduced in iFirm Tax

·       Learn how to navigate the changes to CRA services

·       Discover upcoming tax issues that you may want to discuss with your client

 

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 interest to accountants and tax practitioners who use iFirm T1 and want to get updated on personal taxation as they get ready for the upcoming income tax season.

 

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT CREDITS (CPE HOURS):

Wolters Kluwer professional development programs are designed to meet the continuing education requirements of a variety of professional associations. These requirements do vary by association and region. Please consult your provincial association to ensure this webinar meets the continuing professional development standards for your specific situation.

Registrations for each Live Webinar are available until the start of each program. We reserve the right to substitute speakers in the case of instructor illness. In the event that we must cancel a Live Webinar, all registrants will be notified immediately and given the opportunity to either transfer their registration to another Live Webinar or a Recorded Webinar or obtain a refund. Partial credit will not be awarded for attendees that are not present for the entirety of the Live Webinar. Credit will not be awarded if an attendee does not answer all of the polling questions (where applicable). Additional credit will not be awarded due to the instructor presenting over the allotted time.

 

CANCELLATION POLICY:

Due to the costs involved with planning Web sessions, cancellations must be confirmed in writing at least one (1) business day before the beginning of the Web session. If we receive your cancellation notice within the above-mentioned period, you will receive a full refund. No refund will be issued for notices received after the cancellation period.

 

THIS WEBINAR INCLUDES:

  • 30-days to review the webinar recording

  • Print version of the presentation slides and resource guide

  • PD Certificates totaling 7 hours

PRESENTER:

This webinar is being presented by:

Maureen Vance B.Com., CPA, CA

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 contributor to the Wolters Kluwer publications Preparing Your Income Tax Returns, Preparing Your Corporate Tax Returns, Preparing Your Trust Returns and Preparing Your Partnership Returns.

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.