Who Should Attend

The Certificate of Canadian Income Tax Practice prepares new CPAs, internationally trained accountants, and lawyers for a career in Canadian income tax practice.

Candidate Qualifications Required

  • Professionals (CPAs, lawyers, etc.) starting their careers in a tax role.
  • CPA students who have completed the CFE and are interested in expanding their tax knowledge or moving to a tax role.
  • Internationally trained accountants interested in pursuing a career in Canadian income tax.
The Certificate covers content beyond the scope of the current CFE Competency Map and integrates tax concepts with accounting and business advisory practices. Participants benefit from the specific courses provided as reinforcement and expansion of the competencies tested in their professional accounting exams.

Key Benefits for Individuals

  • The program offers an efficient learning model, completed while living at home and continuing to work full-time.
  • A comprehensive curriculum, designed and delivered by high-quality educators provides more effective learning than piecemeal on-the-job experiences and occasional courses.
  • Level-appropriate, job-relevant content and timely, actionable feedback for accelerated learning, yielding fewer on-the-job mistakes and faster advancement opportunities.
  • Remote delivery facilitates learning regardless of physical location.

Key Benefits for Participating Firms

  • A high quality, level-appropriate, comprehensive learning experience at a reasonable cost.
  • Relevant, practical examples, and incorporation of common and emerging technologies, allow learners to immediately apply the technical content and learning on-the-job, and function successfully in a busy compliance environment beyond the abilities of a recently graduated CPA.
  • Participants do not miss work, nor do they incur travel or accommodation costs.
  • Online delivery provides consistent quality learning to people located across Canada.
  • New tax practitioners are more productive faster, and ready for more senior assignments.
  • Senior practitioners are not diverted to develop and deliver in-house courses.