September 23 – 10 AM to 1 PM
September 24 – 10 AM to 4:30 PM
FTM Training Space
Space is limited. Registration is first come first serve.
Exclusively for DGC Members and apprentices: $50 – (refunded upon completion of course)
To register online click here and select ‘Taxes’ from the list of courses.
INTRODUCTION: Film Training Manitoba (FTM) and the DGC-MDC are pleased to present this course for those interested in learning more about the areas of income taxes for film production professionals. Through hands-on instruction, questions and answers; the participants will learn about how to best operation within Canada’s tax system and various tips on how to maximizes deductions.
HOW YOU CAN OPERATE WITHIN THE CANADIAN TAX SYSTEM (AN OVERVIEW):
- As an Employee, as a Self-Employed person or as a Member of a Partnership
- As a Representative of an Incorporated entity
- Tax forms: T2, T2A and T4
ADVANTAGES VS DISADVANTAGES of:
- OPERATING AS AN EMPLOYEE
- OPERATING AS A SOLE PROPREITOR
- OPERATING AS A PARTNERSHIP
- OPERATING AS AN INCORPORATED REPRESENTATIVE
A DETAILED LOOK AT SELF-EMPLOYMENT VS INCORPORATED:
- Why Corporations
- How to set-up and operate a corporation
- Making the Transition
WRAP UP / Q & A
Individual one-on-one sessions for 30 minutes with each course participants. Maximum of ten participants. Film Training Manitoba will assign the time slots upon registration.
About the instructor:
With over 25 years of bookkeeping experience, Kathe Meseman supports small to medium-sized organizations and the non-profit sector. Kathe has experience with initial financial setup, corporate re-structure, full cycle accounting and training, project costing/reporting, government remittances, payroll, month-end and year-end preparation. She is proficient in Quickbooks, Simply Accounting and Profile for personal and corporate income tax preparation.
Kathe is also involved in charitable volunteerism and serves on the Board of Directors for Winnipeg’s Westland Foundation, which provides post-secondary scholarships for inner-city Winnipeg students.
FTM is a non-for-profit charity and member of the Province of Manitoba’s sector council program (through the Department of Economic Development and Jobs). FTM conducts workforce development and training to build a highly skilled and adaptable film industry to support the activities of Manitoba production companies. FTM collaborates with members of the film and television industry to identify the training needs within the community.