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Workshop: Overview of Taxes and HST for Film Technicians

March 13, 2020
10:00AM - 12:30PM

Location: 100 Lombard St. - Suite 301
Instructor: Ralph Grunier and Sarah Poole
Cost (Members): FREE
Cost (Permittees): FREE

Tax Season is upon us once again!

This year we're offering you the chance to get advice from Chartered Professional Accountants who can explain tax and HST issues that you need to know when operating as a freelancer in the film and television industry or as an employee claiming employment expenses.

When: Friday, March 13th, 2020
Time: 10am - 12:30pm
Where: 100 Lombard St, Suite 301, Toronto, ON
Cost: FREE! - But you must RSVP, space is limited.

In this workshop, Ralph Grunier CPA CA LPA and Sarah Poole CPA CA of Young & Grunier LLP, Chartered Professional Accountants, will cover the following topics:

  • Setting up and running a business.
  • What you can and cannot deduct and what CRA considers a "business" to be
  • Do you need to incorporate or register to be running a business?
  • Should you incorporate?
  • Whether you should register for HST
  • Filing taxes on time and what should you do if you are late
  • Personal tax credits that are available, both refundable and non-refundable credits
  • Planning strategies within families and legal ways to income split
  • Making sure deductions such as child care expenses are fully utilized
  • Tax Free Savings Accounts (TFSA's)
  • Registered Retirement Savings Plans (RRSP's) and Non-Registered Savings Plans (NRSP's) through the union Registered Education Savings Plans (RESP's)

At the end of the workshop there will be an opportunity for a Q & A with Ralph and Sarah regarding specific questions you might have about your taxes.

Please note: you must RSVP in advance in order to secure your spot. Call the NABET 700-M UNIFOR office to reserve a spot with reception (416-536-4827).