When the Tax Man Calls: A Practical Survival Guide

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When the Tax Man cometh, many a warrior grows weak in the knees!  Fortunately, it need not be that way.  This webinar can equipment you with the tools and confidence you need to meet tax disputes head-on. 

When the Tax Man cometh, many a warrior grows weak in the knees!  Fortunately, it need not be that way.  This webinar can equipment you with the tools and confidence you need to meet tax disputes head-on. 

 

In this enlightening webinar, Adrienne Woodyard of DLA Piper will share some practical strategies for navigating and resolving a tax dispute with government.  Adrienne will outline how people commonly find themselves in dispute over taxes in the first place, how to manage an audit, negotiation tips, and identify when it’s time to “saw-off” and move on or escalate.

 

More specifically, this webinar will include the following topics:

 

  • Triggers that can lead to a tax audit
    • an ounce of prevention: assessing and managing risk
    • most common compliance pitfalls for businesses and individuals
    • distressed businesses and director liability

 

  • What to expect
    • anatomy of the audit process
    • understanding your rights and responsibilities
    • waivers and statute-barred years
    • best practices for communicating with the CRA

 

  • Keeping the difficult auditor in check
    • managing CRA deadlines
    • responding to the threat of penalties
    • identifying when to call in reinforcements

 

  • Everything but the kitchen sink?
    • responding to overly broad document disclosure requests
    • protecting solicitor-client privilege

 

  • Practical strategies for reaching a settlement with the CRA

 

  • Agreeing to disagree: Navigating the objection / appeal process

 

  • Timing is everything:  Tips for negotiating with the CRA

 

  • Preparing for a Tax Court hearing

 

  • Other options: outside the audit / appeal process
    • voluntary disclosures
    • taxpayer relief requests
    • complaints to the Ombudsman

 

Target Audience

 

This webinar will be of most interest to tax practitioners, accountants and lawyers, practicing independently or in small to medium-sized firms, or lawyers with a general corporate/commercial practice.

Professional Development Credits

CCH Canadian 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.

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