SIMPLY SALES TAX
your Canadian Sales Tax Specialist

Consulting services

  • assistance for businesses of all sizes
  • assistance for accounting firms, accountants and bookkeepers

How can I help?

  • Help on an as-needed-basis
  • Special project or engagement
  • Registration questions for GST, QST or PST (BC, SK, MB)
  • Tax status of new or current goods or services 
  • Questions related to residential or commercial real property
  • New housing rebate questions

Training

  • Live webinars on the current topics creating exposures for businesses
  • Pre-recorded webinars that you can watch anytime
  • Custom training to suit your needs – webinars are created for your staff
  • Risk Assessment Workshop to discover your areas of weakness and strengths
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

                           

COVID-19 UPDATE
Effective December 6, 2020, the purchase of masks in Canada will be temporarily zero-rated.

Learn something new today!

Include:
– Handout material
– Live question and answer period
– Chat room
– Certificate of Completion emailed to you within 7 days after the live webinar
– may be used towards your annual CPA PD hours requirement
– Free full replay of the webinar automatically emailed to you 24 hours after the live event, just in case you missed the live webinar or you want to watch it again
If you missed a live webinar or want to learn something specific, the live webinars have been recorded and are available for you to watch anytime.
Include:
– Full version of the live webinar
– Watch at your convenience
– Handout material                                                                    
– Certificate of Completion will be emailed to you within 7 days after you watch the webinar
       – may be used towards your annual CPA PD hours requirement

Fall 2021 
Live webinars are here
Time to learn something new and get those PD hours

ENCORE PRESENTATION WILL BE AVAILABLE SOON

LIVE WEBINAR – THURSDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2021 AT 12 PM EST

In this live 2-hour webinar, Diane Gaudon, FCPA, FCGA will discuss what to expect during Canada Revenue GST/HST audit.

Even during a pandemic the Canada Revenue Agency continues to audit GST registrants to ensure compliance with the legislation. Diane will provide an insightful discussion about what you need to know about a GST/HST audit.

Issues related to how to prepare for an audit will be discussed since the retention of adequate documents, books and records are the key sources of information being examined by auditor during the audit.

Diane will also discuss what to expect during an audit and what to do if you receive an assessment. The voluntary disclosure rules are also included in case you discover an exposure before being selected for an audit. This webinar contains lots of relevant information for businesses of all sizes.

Join Diane for this live webinar and learn how to reduce potential exposures. This webinar is full of interesting GST/HST information for businesses of all sizes.

Are you ready for a GST audit?

More live webinars…

MORE LIVE WEBINARS WILL BE ANNOUNCED SOON
1.5-HOUR LIVE WEBINAR - UPDATED FOR THE PROPOSED CHANGES TO THE CONDITIONS TO QUALIFY
2-HOUR LIVE WEBINAR - DON'T MISS THIS ONE, IT HAS BEEN UPDATED WITH COVID-19 ISSUES

ETHICS TRAINING 

ETHICS FOR PROFESSIONAL ACCOUNTANTS

WATCH ANYTIME

In this two-hour webinar, Diane discusses ethical behaviour for professional accountants. Working ethically ensures you do not lose your professional designation and you maintain your reputation, the reputation of your employer or firm and the CPA association.

Using the CPA Code of Professional Conduct, this webinar focuses on the five fundamental behavioral principles using everyday examples. Diane also provides a basic ethical decision making model to be used when ethical issues arise.

This webinar will be a great review of the practice of ethical behavior for accountants, bookkeepers and business owners.

You will receive a 2-hour certificate of completion towards your CPA verifiable ethics professional development requirement.

Watch anytime
ABOUT DIANE GAUDON, FCPA, FCGA

Diane specializes in Canadian sales taxes

She believes “the best way to reduce exposures and
maximize tax recoveries is to learn the rules”.

Diane Gaudon, FCPA, FCGA and owner of her own business specializes in GST/HST, QST and provincial sales tax training and consultation services.

She is an extremely popular and frequent presenter of commodity tax related material to numerous firms, businesses and professional organizations. Currently, she writes and presents numerous GST/HST courses for CPA Ontario.

Additionally, she has almost 20 years of providing sales tax advice to both Canadian and foreign companies and accounting firms of all sizes on federal and provincial sales tax matters. She was also on the Ontario provincial government HST implementation committee.

Diane has over 30 years of experience as a professional accountant with extensive accounting and taxation expertise in many industries.

She is the author of the 2011 release of CGA Ontario’s Harmonized Sales Tax Part II booklet and the CPA Canada Online course “GST/HST from 2010 to 2016.

 

For her contributions to CGA and industry at large in communicating Ontario and British Columbia HST implementation and sales tax  information, Diane was honoured with a Fellowship Award from CGA Canada in 2011. In 2012, she was bestowed the Ontario Distinguished Service Award from CGA Ontario.

Contact Diane if you require assistance with a sales tax issue, require sales tax training or a presenter for an upcoming speaking engagement.

diane@simplysalestax.com

CUSTOMIZED TRAINING

   —-    For businesses   —-   Accounting firms, associations or groups
Do you to learn more about sales taxes? 
Send Diane an email to learn more about custom training 
diane@simplysalestax.com

Training is the KEY 

It ensures you and your staff are able to
MINIMIZE sales tax exposures and
MAXIMIZE sales tax saving

Diane will teach you fundamentals of sales tax.
How?
 Customized training using your data as examples
 She will sharing tips and tricks to ease compliance issues
Assist implementing sales tax changes
Advice when sales tax issues arise

Client Testimonials

DIANE IS VERY KNOWLEDGEABLE AND ABLE TO EXPLAIN COMPLICATED AND TECHNICAL ISSUES IN A VERY CLEAR AND PRACTICAL WAY

I LOVE THESE WEBINARS BECAUSE I LEARN SO MUCH THAT I DID NOT KNOW.
EXTREMELY KNOWLEDGABLE AND SHE TAKES THE TIME TO ANSWER QUESTIONS. 

 

 

DIANE IS ABLE TO KEEP THIS VERY TECHNICAL MATERIAL INTERESTING BY PROVIDING LOTS OF EVERYDAY EXAMPLES. THE TIME GOES BY SO QUICKLY.

 

GREAT PRESENTER THAT DOES NOT READ A SCRIPT. LOVE THE EXAMPLES.

 

 

Great presenter! 
Diane has the ability to explain sales taxes in a very to easy understand manner.
DIANE’S PRESENTATIONS ACTUALLY MAKE GST INTERESTING AND FUN 

CANADIAN SALES TAX SPECIALIST

CONTACT Diane Gaudon, FCPA at
diane@simplysalestax.com

LEARN SOMETHING NEW TODAY

Learning how Canadian sales taxes work is the best way to reduce exposures and maximize tax recoveries.
Register for a webinar or contact Diane for assistance because you just don’t know, what you don’t know!