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What is TaxMentor?

TaxMentor has been publishing the most current and insightful monthly tax updates for over 10 years!

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  • A New Executive TaxBrief Newsletter every month containing the most current News items
  • Over 3000 Searchable Tax News Articles on our Website
  • A Monthly Webinar that brings the Tax News to you on any device. Watch live to ask questions or view the recording split into chapters for convenience.
  • 24 hours of verifiable PD credits each year from the comfort of your home or office. Our system logs the time you spent viewing/listening the webinar whether you are participating in the live event or viewing/listening to the recording.
  • Get your PD credits during your commute by listening to the webinar on your smartphone or tablet.

TaxBriefs Newsletter

TaxMentor's newsletter is available online making it easily searchable, all news items contain links to background materials where available. All past publication are archived here and always available. Should you prefer a paper copy, TaxBriefs comes in a print friendly PDF format for those who would prefer to read a hard copy.

Monthly Webinars

Webinar presentations of the newsletter are held the second Wednesday of each month from 10am-12pm (Pacific Time) and provide an opportunity for viewers to ask questions of the panel of experts. If you miss a particular live webinar, the recording is available online with all content split into chapters for easy viewing on any web enabled device (PD hours are verified for both live and recorded viewings). For system requirements and information on how to access new and archived webinars visit the webinar help page.

How to use the webinar for a lunch and learn?

  1. How does our firm use TaxMentor's monthly-recorded tax update webinar to facilitate a lunch and learn and earn verifiable PD hours?
    • If you are not currently a subscriber, sign up for a 30-day free trial to gain access to the website.
      *PD hours accumulate on paid subscriptions only. Expired or comp/trial subscriptions do not qualify for verifiable PD hours until payment is received.
    • Subscriber's head to the TAXBRIEFS tab, click on the webinar link below the most recent month.
    • The video is broken up into chapters allowing you skip to the news item that are most important to you and your firm. We highlight the most important news item each month with an *, you can play the news items then pause and open up the floor to discussion. News items can be played, skipped, re-played and paused just like a traditional DVD.
    • You can print and make copies of the pdf newsletter for all members of your staff at no extra charge.
    • Keep attendance on a sign in sheet and report the time on the CPA website to earn PD credits for all in attendance.
    • There is no extra fee for copying the newsletter or group viewing of the webinar; one subscription per office is all you need. This offer does not apply to firms with multiple office locations – every separate location within the firm must maintain their own subscription.
  2. We use another monthly tax update service, why would we change?
    • Other services are far more expensive for the same application, TaxMentor does not charge for copying the newsletter or for multiple viewers of the webinar. While we only issue PD certificates for the registered subscriber, that does not prevent a firm from keeping their own PD attendance records. If you compare the news covered, only TaxMentor covers everything of importance in a month in the next months TaxBriefs Newsletter and Webinar. Comprehensive and timely – there is no better Owner-manager tax update service in Canada.

Annual Tax Updates

TaxMentor’s Annual Tax Update is a summary of the most important owner/manager tax changes over the past year based on our Executive TaxBriefs Newsletter. Our Annual Tax Update is available for presentation to non-profit professional groups and local chapters upon request. Call or e-mail to book this informative update.

Topical Seminars/Webinars

TaxMentor also provides seminars/webinars on specific topics of importance to owner/managers. Examples of recent presentations can be found on our seminars page. Keep an eye out for new program offerings in the spring of 2016.

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Phone: 1-877-887-2117
Email: info@taxmentor.ca

PO Box 48543 – 595 Burrard Street
Vancouver, BC, V7X 1A3

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