Looking for professional development in ethics specifically focused on the taxation of owner-managed businesses and individuals? 

This practical 1-hour pre-recorded webinar examines the common conflicts, ethical dilemmas, business pressures and other related challenges that public accountants may face, as viewed through the eyes of Video Tax News Editor Joseph Devaney, and nationally recognized ethics author, professor, and retired Ernst &Young Tax Partner Karen Wensley

Examples of some dilemmas discussed include: clients lying to CRA or the accountant; marital breakdown of clients; valuation of asset pressure from family after business owner dies; pressure to shortcut work due to time, fee, and exhaustion, etc. 


  • Typical Tax-related Ethical Dilemmas

  • Rationalizations and Group Think

  • Professional Reasoning

  • Framework for Decision Making

  • Effect of Ethical Practice from a Business Perspective


COurse includes:

  • 24/7 access to the Course Portal during your session dates

  • 1-hour online pre-recorded webinar – presentation may be watched as many times as required and at any time, during the session dates

  • Electronic textbook and material

  • Online course quiz

  • Completion Certificate (1-hour) pending successful completion of the quiz

Choose the location registration ($299) and the course can be viewed by all employees at your firm/location. 

How it works?

  • Choose if you would like to participate individually or as a location (unlimited number of participants as long as all are working at one firm/location). The location license is perfect for an office "Lunch and Learn".  

  • Select your 7-day session and register.

  • The login information for the online seminar portal will be emailed to the individual or group leader by noon MST/MDT the day prior to the start of the seminar session. If you do not receive this, please notify us immediately at 1-877-438-2057 or at info@videotax.com. 

  • If a location license is purchased, group leaders can log in and add participants using this link.  Please note each added participant must work at the firm and location that was used when registering.

  • In the portal, you will have access to the material (25-35 slides) which you can download /print and view the video.

  • The online portal will be available for the duration of the selected session dates. Registrants may watch the video as many times as required at anytime during the session dates. The webinar can be paused and/or reversed to discuss any issues with your group, to review the material or make notes. Please ensure to allow a minimum of 1 hour during the session dates to complete the course.

  • Once registrants have completed viewing the seminar, they can complete the quiz. Registrants achieving 70% or higher can print or download a certificate.

Please note: The video will be available using the Vimeo video sharing platform. To ensure you will be able to view the videos, click here to test. If the video works, you are good to go!

This course is designed for accounting and financial professionals. A basic tax knowledge is recommended.

Terms and Conditions

Unique email addresses are required for each registrant. If the attendee does not have an email address, you may use a “placeholder” email. Please note that if “placeholder” email addresses are used they will not receive any email communication.

Name changes may be made at any time prior to the session start date at no charge. Written notice is required by either email (info@videotax.com) or fax at 1-877-437-4455.

Session dates can be changed up to 2 days prior to the session start date at no charge. Written notice is required by either email (info@videotax.com) or fax at 1-877-437-4455.

A 7-day extension is permitted for a fee of $29/individual or $59/location pending written notice is received prior to the last day of the session. No additional extensions are permitted.

Notice of cancellation must be received in writing to info@videotax.com. Cancellation received more than 7 days prior to the start session will be processed for a $50 fee. No refunds or cancellations received within 7 days of the start of the seminar. Refunds will be processed to the original form of payment.

Unfortunately, there is no refund for registrants that do not attend the seminar for which they are registered including reasons such as missing system requirements or scheduling conflicts.

Once seminar and quiz have been completed with results of 70% or higher, a 1-hour PD certificate will be available for print or download.

Registrations are confirmed once the registrant receives a confirmation email from Video Tax News. If you are missing it, please call 1-877-438-2057.

Please advise us 14 days prior to your seminar date of any special requirements. We will do our best to accommodate.

Seminars are intended for accounting and financial professionals and are not open to the general public.
Prices are subject to change without notice.

Video Tax News reserves the right to cancel a seminar. Full refunds for impacted registrants will be processed if that decision is made.

Please honour the copyright. Each person viewing the seminar must have their own registration. At their discretion, with a view towards loss of revenue and/or reputation, Video Tax News Inc. reserves the right to impose penalties ranging from the cancellation of any and all products and services, current or future, without notice and without refund, to the legal prosecution to the full extent of the law, should any instance of copyright infringement occur. View our full copyright details here.


To ensure you will be able to view the videos, click here. If the video works, you are good to go! See below for detailed requirements.

General System Requirements:
Adobe Flash Player 10.0.22+ plug-in • Firefox 1.1+, Internet Explorer 7.0+, Safari 1.0+, Google Chrome, or Opera • Broadband connection with 500+ Kbps (Shaw, Telus, Rogers, etc.)

PC Specific Requirements:
Platform: Windows 2000 or higher with latest updates in-stalled • Processor: 500MHz or faster • RAM: 128MB or more • Video Card: at least 64MB of video memory • Sound Card: at least 16-bit • Windows 8 Consumer Preview does not sup-port YouTube movies and TV shows. Please use the latest stable version of Windows.

Mac Specific Requirements:
Platform:Mac OS X 10.3 or higher with latest updates in-stalled • Processor: 1.83MHz Intel Core Duo or faster • RAM: 128MB or more • Video Card: at least 64MB of video memory • Sound Card: at least 16-bit.