PBLI - First Nation Taxation

Unique tax issues affect First Nations, and understanding them is key to advising clients, fostering economic development and increasing First Nation government revenue streams. This course will help you understand the legal and legislative changes that impact First Nation taxation issues. You will also learn how to use the competitive advantage of First Nation tax to foster economic development. An effective tax regime can result in a greater ability to provide incentives to on-reserve businesses and to expand community services. This course will provide opportunities to learn and discuss these issues with leading experts, and attendees will come away with new tools to navigate the maze of applicable tax provisions and rules.

Key Issues To Be Addressed:
• Recent updates on case law and legislation pertaining to First Nation tax issues
• The application of sales tax to First Nations
• Corporate structuring of First Nations business and economic development corporations
• The taxation of First Nations trusts
• Tax matters pertaining to self-governing and treaty Nations
• Cross-border tax issues
• The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne’s Tobacco Agreement with Ontario
• First Nation Property Tax
• An update on CPABC’s Indigenous initiatives

Who Should Attend?
• Aboriginal leaders, administrators, advisors and councillors
• Lawyers and accountants advising First Nation governments
• Lawyers and accountants advising businesses working with Aboriginal partners
• Business developers and prospectors
• Resource industry executives and Aboriginal liaisons
• Consultants in the Aboriginal or natural resource sector
• Federal, provincial and municipal officials

For more information visit www.pbli.com/1558

Register by:
1) Telephone: 604-730-2500 or toll free 877-730-2555
2) Fax: 604-730-5085 or toll free 866-730-5085
3) Mail: Unit 2-2246 Spruce Street, Vancouver, BC V6H 2P3
4) Online: https://www.pbli.com/programs/register?itemid=570