Raising The Bar In Legal Education

Tax on Legal Services In-person Seminar (TLS 101)

  • 09 Dec 2014
  • 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
  • Law Courts Center150 - 840 Howe ST Vancouver BC V6Z 2L2


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Professional Development Course:

Tax on Legal Services In-person Lecture (TLS 101)

Facilitator: Dom Bautista

Guest Lecturers: Canada Revenue Agency and Ministry of Finance


At the end of this half day seminar, you should be able to:
1) recognize situations in which both GST and PST could apply;

2) know how the GST/HST applies to disbursements before July 1, 2010, between July 1, 2010 and March 31, 2013, and after March 31, 2013;

3) understand the basics of how the PST applies to purchases of legal services;

4) understand how PST applies to fees, charges and disbursements;

5) understand how legal services provided under contract is regulated by PST Exemption & Refund Regulation s80;

6) understand the division of legal services provided within and outside of BC based on the PST Act sections 126 & 127;

7) understand what GST and PST audit process is;

8) understand how the transitional rules may affect your firm; and

9) access tools and information to help your firm comply with GST/HST and PST.

The fine print: apart from your payment, to secure your spot, kindly submit two questions on or before March 1, 2014. We will do our best to get answers to your questions.

As well, we have set aside an hour for questions. Some questions may require answers from both institutions, so the panelists will be given time to confer before responding.

Seminar agenda:
9:30 CRA
10:00 Ministry of Finance
10:30 Break
10:45 Developing best practices to be audit ready
11:15 Q&A: joint panel
12:15 Review

CPD hours: 2.75
Professional responsibility, ethics, client care relations hours: 2.75


Single In-person Seat Rate: $288.75

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