ACC400 - Taxation

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Subject Title

Subject Description
The purpose of this course is to provide students with a knowledge of how to complete personal and business related tax returns. The emphasis will be on more practical aspects of compliance.

Credit Status
One Credit towards the Accounting Diploma Program.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

1. Explain and demonstrate how to register an unincorporated business in Ontario and complete a Federal Business Number (BN)registration.

2. Demonstrate an understanding of the treatment and application
of GST/HST for normal business transactions.

3. Complete the HST/GST return and compute
the related remittance or refund amounts.

4. Payroll:
- identify the registration and reporting requirements
- demonstrate an understanding of how to apply personal tax credits
- compute and record employee payroll,tax withholding's and
employer remittances
- prepare annual filing summaries
- explain the nature and general purpose of Employer Health
Tax, the Work Place Safety & Insurance Board and the Record
of Employment

5. Demonstrate an understanding of the basic theory relating to
personal taxation and formulate basic strategies to benefit
the taxpayer.

6. Prepare or complete tax returns & related supporting schedules.

7. Operate a personal tax software package.

8. Explain & effectively communicate commodity, payroll and
income tax issues.

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