The GST/HST World – Change is a Constant, Recorded Webinar Available November 24, 2021

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A summary of amendments and administration policy that may impact your business.

The GST/HST world is constantly changing, and staying on top of recent developments can often be a challenge. This webinar will provide you with an update on the most significant changes, issues, and trends related to the GST/HST over the past year. 

This “roundup” will provide an overview of important legislative changes, as well as any updates to administrative guidance recently released by the CRA. The webinar will also includes a discussion on the potential impact of any recent court decisions on the administration of the GST/HST. The webinar’s format is designed to present these developments in a clear and practical manner, allowing participants to identify potential issues and take that knowledge back to their own office.

Upon completion of this webinar, participants will be up-to-date on the latest developments in the GST/HST world, and more aware of potential issues that might be of concern to their own organizations or clients.


Specifically, topics covered will include:

1)    Significant legislative changes over the past 12 months in the area of:

a.     GST simplified registration system for non-residents;

b.     Changes to the ITC documentary requirement thresholds;

c.     Ontario New Housing Rebate and multiple co-purchasers; and

d.     Zero-rating of certain face masks and face shields.

2)    Recent Canada Revenue Agency interpretations and rulings

3)    Analysis of important court decisions

4)    Current audit trends and expectations


Target Audience

This webinar will be of most interest to in-house tax advisors, as well as advisors to both large and small businesses, with either legal or accounting backgrounds.  Professionals working in industry who encounter GST/HST issues will also find this concise and practical roundup useful.


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This webinar is being presented by Loi Dos Santos and Ben DiFranco of Ryan LLC:

Loi Dos Santos, Tax Advisor

Loi is a Tax Advisor with the Client Support Services team at Ryan, North America’s largest independent commodity tax consulting firm. During the course of her career, Loi has worked in the private sector and held positions in a big four firm, large global retail chain, and the Sales Tax Advisory team at Ryan Canada where she advised on point-of-sale systems, online platforms, audit defense, data analysis, tax compliance, tax research, and small business recovery work.  Loi advises clients throughout North America on all aspects of federal and provincial sales taxes in Canada.

Ben DiFranco, Senior Tax Advisor

Ben is a Senior Tax Advisor with the Client Support Services team at Ryan, North America’s largest independent commodity tax consulting firm. He started his career working for a big four firm as an auditor and then worked in the private sector for several years as a corporate controller in the grocery, restaurant, office supplies and dairy industries. Prior to joining Ryan, Ben held a role as an indirect tax manager for an international electronics manufacturing services company, where he was responsible for Canadian and U.S. sales tax compliance and representing the company in sales tax audits. He was also responsible for managing the Vertex sales tax engine in an SAP ERP environment where he ensured compliance with various changes in sales tax rates on both sides of the Canada/U.S. border. Ben provides advice and hosts webinars for clients located throughout North America on all aspects of Canadian sales taxes. 

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