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GPWL939 - Income Taxes (Financial Skills for the Real World)

Would you like to better understand tax slips and learn how to file your income taxes? Then this workshop is for you. We will first start with a brief overview of the Canadian tax system covering topics such as: Different types of taxes, tax brackets, and how different income gets taxed. We will review key tax slips (see list below) and show you how to make sense of them through live examples. Finally, we will review various tax credits and deductions available to you as well as show you a demo of how to use free software to file your income tax return.


Learning Objectives



In this workshop, participants will:
- Learn about the different Canadian tax brackets, what counts as taxable income, and how different types of income get taxed.
- Develop a basic understanding of the information contained on key tax slips (T4, T4A, RL-1, T5, RL-3, T2202A, RL-8, T5008, RL-19, RL-31, RC62, RL-24, and RL-30).
- Review common tax deductions and credits available to you.


Leaders Information



This workshop is led by Alex Gavrila.

Alex is pursuing a PhD in Neuroscience and is interested in risk taking, behavioural economics, as well as financial, scientific, and social policy reform. He is a Director at the Science & Policy Exchange and the Montreal Chapter Coordinator for the Institute of New Economic Thinking's Young Scholars' Initiative.

Schedule

Section 1
February 9, 2021, 09:00 - 11:00, Tue
Section 2
March 10, 2021, 15:00 - 17:00, Wed

Disclaimer: Available spots is an estimation.
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