Transition Tuesdays Seminar Series - Tax Planning
Tuesday, 3 January 2017 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (PST)
For the second year in a row, the Transition into Practice Program will be offereing the Transition Tuesdays Seminar Series. These monthly one-hour workshops, held every first Tuesday of the month (except May), will cover a wide range of topics on everything from financial planning and investing to billing to managing your office. Residents in all levels are welcome to attend.
The seminars are presented by industry experts as well as UBC educators. A good portion of time is alloted for Q&As.
The workshops are offered in person, via WebEx/VC anywhere technology as well as select video-conference rooms in Prince George, Fort St. John, Victoria, Nanaimo, Kamloops, and Kelowna.
Seating is limited so please register early. Light supper is served from 5:30 PM.
Presenter: Don Nicholson, Grant Thorton
So you’re finishing residency soon –what do you need to know about taxes? Quite a bit actually, and we’ll cover all of the basics. Among all of the other changes when you are transitioning to practice, tax planning will play an important role. You can expect that taxes will actually be your number one expense, so proper planning will have a significant impact on your financial affairs. Tax planning should start early, as there are potential pitfalls to avoid before you begin practice, which we will talk about. We’ll also cover items such as what you can and cannot deduct, when and how you should expect to pay taxes, discuss what incorporation is, and when it makes sense.
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Tessa Feuchuk, Program Coordinator, Transition into Practice Program
Faculty of Medicine, Postgraduate Medical Education Dean's Office