Where taxes are involved, real estate transactions can be complex. Advisors must have the ability to identify specific tax issues related to real estate activities and understand the implications of these issues when dealing with the most common forms of real estate investment. Projects often include several participants, or parties outside of Canada, requiring structuring which suits the uniqueness of each project and the business interests of each participant. It is essential for advisors to stay abreast of the latest law and guidance to ensure clients’ expectations are met and interests protected.

This program assembles an expert faculty to guide you through the significant taxation issues arising in various aspects of real estate activities. You will explore important tax-planning opportunities and potential pitfalls from the perspective of both vendor and purchaser, and learn practical and tax-effective techniques to guide you from acquisition through to disposition of Canadian real estate.