Personal Taxation in Canada Seminar

ISAUA Personal Taxation in Canada Seminar 2017

Personal Taxation in Canada Seminar

Iranian Student Association of University of Alberta [ISAUA] presents:


Professional Guest Speaker: Maisam Darabi

Biography: Prior to his accounting career, Maisam completed a Mechanical Engineering degree at theUniversity of Tehran. Maisam moved to Edmonton in 2011 and completed his studies at the U of L Edmonton campus. Since then, Maisam was the president of of the University of Lethbridge Accounting Club – Edmonton Campus, encouraging other students to also get involved. He also served as the CPA Ambassador for the
Edmonton Campus. Also during his second degree in accounting, he did multiple co-op terms at Imperial Oil as a Project Accountant and Tax Audit Analyst. He also worked at PricewaterhouseCoopers (doing business as PwC) in Calgary preparing both Canadian and US tax returns for expats. He is currently employed by Collins Barrow LLP as a CPA Staff Accountant and he is aiming towards his CPA designation.

Topic to be covered in Personal Taxation in Canada will be as follows:

  • Canadian Tax Considerations
  • Items needed before filing tax return
  • Tax Slips
  • Resident of Canada
  • Non-Resident of Canada
  • Major life changes
  • Income Inclusions
  • Employment Income
  • Property Income
  • Business Income
  • Taxable Capital Gains
  • Other Sources  
  • Scholarships, Fellowships and Bursaries
  • Tuition, Education and Textbook Amounts
  • Transit Pass Credit
  • Child Care Expenses – Deduction
  • Motor Vehicle Expenses
  • Dues and Other Expenses of Performing Duties
  • Registered Retirement  Savings Plan Contributions
  • Moving Expenses
  • 2016 Personal Tax Credits
  • Business Expense Limitations
  • Double Taxation: Foreign Earned Income Exclusion
  • POTENTIAL PERKS OF A CORPORATION: Non-taxable benefits
  • Consequences of not paying taxes
  • Calculation of Income Tax
  • CRA “My Account”

When: Saturday, April 1, 2017

Where: ROOM ED129 (Education South Building) – University of Alberta 

                Education Centre, 11210 87 Ave NW, Edmonton, AB T6G 2T9

Time: 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Admission: FREE | RSVP REQUIRED By March 28, 2017 | RSVP LINK


Farid Baghaee

Parking Information:

Education Carpark
Description: Multi-Level Parkade
Rates: Weekend Daily Max: $5.00
Nearby: Phys-Ed Facilities, Education Building, UAPS (Protective Services)



Personal Taxation in Canada Seminar
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