About This Seminar

Tax Update 2019, is the 35th annual installment of the most current and relevant tax planning tips and traps for the owner-managed business.

This fast-paced and highly detailed 2-day course offers hundreds of practical insights and suggestions in a simple and straightforward manner. After many years of receiving top ratings, you can rest assured that this session is sure to offer you a strong and effective base for the upcoming season of planning and compliance.

Rated 4.6/5 by 2018 Tax Update Registrants.

LIVE and ONLINE sessions available.

Topics Include (but not limited to):

  • New and expanded interpretations of the Tax on Split Income rules;

  • corporate passive investment income rules;

  • small business deduction rules;

  • planning and compliance of intercorporate dividends (Section 55); 

  • trust and estate planning rules;

  • targeted tax incentives;

  • real estate rules, including principal residences and GST/HST rebates;

  • remuneration strategies for owner-managers;

  • tax effective compensation for employees;

  • 2019 federal and provincial budget changes;

  • CRA initiatives, projects and administrative changes;

  • divorce and family changes;

  • buying and selling a business;

  • charities and NPOs;

  • employer/employee issues;

  • business/property income matters; and

  • GST/HST.

Discover which date and location is right for you!


Save $20 by registering before August 30, 2019 @ 4:30PM MDT.


Who Should Attend?

All Canadian accountants and other professional advisors who must be aware of income tax considerations. If you have clients that are owner-managed businesses, small to mid-sized corporations, or individuals looking for comprehensive tax filing and planning, then this Tax Update is for you!



35th Anniversary of Tax Update Promotion!

Register by JULY 31, 2019 to receive an exclusive Video Tax News Ninja T-shirt.

  • 2-day intensive tax update instructed by a panel of Canadian tax specialists

  • Live and video interviews by knowledgeable specialists

  • Over 450 pages of detailed material both in printed and electronic formats

  • Electronic version (.pdf) includes links to source documents including Technical Interpretations, court cases, and articles- registrants can highlight and make searchable notes for future action

  • Integration tables

  • Electronic Audience Response System - a voluntary and anonymous voting tool that will provide immediate feedback on trends (live course only)

  • Follow-up webinar (minimum of 30 minutes) including breaking news and developments subsequent to the publication of the textbook, as well as a summary of trends collected by the presenters as they travelled across the country (available on the Video Tax News' portal December 3, 2019 - January 3, 2020)

  • Exclusive Video Tax News Ninja T-shirt for registrations received by July 31, 2019

  • PD certificate for up to 14 hours (see terms and conditions for details)

  • Light lunch each day (live course only)


Special Instructors

Caitlin and Joe may be joined by one of the following Special Instructors. Click here to see who is scheduled for your city.  Click here to learn more about the presenters.

Topics are relevant. Pace is excellent. Presenters keep on task and on time. Very well run from start to finish.
— Tax Update 2018 - Edmonton, AB
Great course as always!
— Tax Update 2018 Registrant, Toronto, ON