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Taxation of Close Corporations FMGT 7410

Financial Management Course

International Fees

International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.

Course details

This is an advanced course in corporate income tax, focusing on the tax planning needs of private corporations and their shareholders. In this course, the student will acquire the foundation tax knowledge and basic research skills needed to be able to do corporate tax- related work at a professional level. This is achieved through a combination of lectures, assigned readings, practice in the application of the law to practical problems, the use of income tax software for both compliance and research purposes, and training in tax research and tax writing. Topics include the computation of corporate taxes, tax integration, owner compensation, corporate re-organizations, surplus distributions, partnerships, trusts, structuring business sales and acquisitions, international business expansion, as well as issues concerning tax compliance, planning and avoidance.




Domestic fees


Course offerings

Spring/Summer 2024

Below is one offering of FMGT 7410 for the Spring/Summer 2024 term.

CRN 68700


Wed Apr 17 - Wed Jul 10 (13 weeks)

  • 13 weeks
  • CRN 68700
  • Domestic fees $861.63
    International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 17 - May 22 Wed 18:00 - 21:30 Online
May 29 Wed 18:00 - 21:30 Burnaby SE06 Rm. 104
Jun 05 - Jun 26 Wed 18:00 - 21:30 Online
Jul 10 Wed 18:00 - 21:30 Burnaby SE06 Rm. 104

Richard Wong

Course outline




Domestic fees


Important information
  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  3. This class will be held virtually, with the exception of mandatory in-person midterm and final exams. This is a synchronous course, so students must be available to attend remotely through Zoom at the scheduled class times. Students must have a webcam and microphone. Exams will be held during class time IN-PERSON at the Burnaby Campus in the classroom noted above. This is a degree level course for the Bachelor of Accounting program. Please direct any inquiries to

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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:

  • Identify tax issues faced by closely held corporations and their owners.
  • Use the Income Tax Act, and professional tax research tools, to determine the tax implications of the issues identified.
  • Communicate the issues, the tax implications, the alternatives and recommendations.
  • Use T2 software to file corporate tax returns.
  • Review, advise on, and provide support for objections, appeals, and reassessments.
  • Analyze and advise on tax-planning issues such as the purchase or sale of shares or assets, benefiting from the capital gains deduction on qualified small business corporation shares, succession planning, and reorganizations.
  • Evaluate and advise on tax implications of alternative business decisions such as dividend versus salary, sharing small business deductions, personal service business, and acquisition of control.
  • Design the use of partnerships and trusts in business and family tax planning.

Effective as of Fall 2016

Related Programs

Taxation of Close Corporations (FMGT 7410) is offered as a part of the following programs:

  • Indicates programs accepting international students.
  • Indicates programs with a co-op option.

School of Business + Media

  1. Accounting
    Bachelor of Accounting Full-time/Part-time


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