The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) recently announced that it will audit large corporations using a risk-based approach. In audits generally, the scope of the CRA's requests for information is increasingly broad. This BJU substantive series course will address some of the key developments and issues facing the General Counsel and Director of Tax in dealing with the CRA in 2012 and beyond.
Please join our experienced panel:
Thomas Bauer, Partner Tax Group
Cathering Brayley, Partner Tax Group
Martin Sorensen, Partner Tax Group
Who will be discussing:
- Risk-based approach to audit
- The new CRA "risk profile"
- CRA initiative to meet with senior management to discuss risk profile
- What does this mean for your organization?
- Mandatory Reporting
- Specified transactions
- Information sharing among tax authorities
- Potential consequences
- Requests for Information
- Types of requests
- Scope of requests
- Privilege vs. confidentiality
- Legal and ethical considerations in complying with information requests
- Best Practices for Managing Tax Risks
- Internal and external communication
- Planning memoranda and working papers
- Managing the CRA risk profile
This event is also being offered as a WebEx webinar.
Date: Thursday, January 26, 2012
Registration and Buffet: 12:00 p.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Course: 12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Place: Bennett Jones' Toronto Office, 100 King Street West, 34th Floor, Toronto, ON M5X 1A4
CPD Credit Information
Total CPD: Total CPD: 0.5 credit hours toward professionalism hours (LSUC Accreditation Pending); 1.0 credit hours towards substantive hours
For more information on the session or to attend, please contact Regina Goldis at 416.777.6506 or GoldisR@bennettjones.com.