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Byrd & Chen’s Canadian Tax Principles – Professional Edition 2019

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C. Byrd, I. Chen

Byrd & Chen’s Canadian Tax Principles – Professional Edition 2019 - This product is available in the following media types: Internet Collection, Book (Softcover)


Turn to this easy-to-understand guide when you need straightforward answers to common personal, corporate or GST/HST tax questions. Written for the non-tax specialist, Canadian Tax Principles is a reliable source for identifying the key issues in a tax problem and giving you the information you need to solve them.

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Do you need straightforward answers to common personal, corporate or GST/HST tax questions?

Canadian Tax Principles – Professional Edition will help to shine a light on the key issues in a tax problem and provide you with the answers you need to solve them. This convenient, professional guide to basic Canadian tax issues is organized in a topical format that makes it easy to find all the relevant information you need. Packed with over 700 pages of commentary and examples related to common income tax issues and problems this reliable source for the non-tax specialist provides:

  • jargon-free answers to common personal and corporate tax questions
  • useful schedules of tax rates and other data (including websites)
  • sample tax returns – T1 and T2
  • accurate coverage of the changes introduced in the new federal budget
  • a glossary which defines more than 500 terms used in tax work
  • references to the Income Tax Act or related materials in each chapter.

Canadian Tax Principles is also very helpful when you need to explain complex tax issues to clients who have limited tax and accounting knowledge.


The clear, jargon-free style of text and problem material will provide convenient answers to many of the basic tax issues that are encountered.

2019 Budget Coverage
Reflects the changes from the 2019 Budget and the 2018 Fall Economic Statement.

The searchable electronic edition has jump links to other parts of the research library (Federal Income Tax Collection). 

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction To Federal Taxation In Canada
  2. Procedures And Administration
  3. Income Or Loss From An Office Or Employment
  4. Taxable Income and Tax Payable For Individuals
  5. Capital Cost Allowance
  6. Income Or Loss From A Business
  7. Income From Property
  8. Capital Gains And Capital Losses
  9. Other Income, Other Deductions And Other Issues
  10. Retirement Savings And Other Special Income Arrangements
  11. Taxable Income and Tax Payable For Individuals Revisited
  12. Taxable Income and Tax Payable For Corporations
  13. Taxation of Corporate Investment Income
  14. Other Issues In Corporate Taxation
  15. Corporate Taxation and Management Decisions
  16. Rollovers Under Section 85
  17. Other Rollovers And Sale Of An Incorporated Business
  18. Partnerships
  19. Trusts And Estate Planning
  20. International Issues In Taxation
  21. GST/HST


Canadian Tax Principles includes supplementary readings and sample personal and corporate tax returns.

Linked and fully searchable, the Internet version of Canadian Tax Principles provides users with quick, online access to the information and guidance necessary to answer their tax questions.

NOTE: The text of Canadian Tax Principles - Professional Edition is largely identical to that found in the textbook Canadian Tax Principles, by Byrd & Chen, published by Pearson Canada. Contact Pearson Canada directly to purchase Student Edition, including accompanying Study Guide plus Companion Website with Pearson eText.


ISBN: 978-1-5254-0340-8
Publication Date: September 2019
Number of Pages: ~700

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