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The COVID-19 pandemic has caused unprecedented hardships for TAPA members since legislation shut down all venues in March 2020. The majority of TAPA member companies will not re-open for the foreseeable future. However, TAPA is committed to responding to the crisis in many different ways and providing members with tools to navigate this challenging time.

The TAPA Trade Series is programmed to be proactive and features ongoing, affordable professional development sessions and networking opportunities encompassing a broad range of topics that have been created specifically for TAPA members.

Upcoming Events

In Conversation With

Back by popular demand, the TAPA Trade Series: In Conversation With… roundtable discussions are returning for the 2022-23 season!

Taking place on the first Wednesday of every month, In Conversation With… is an opportunity to hear from the industry professionals at TAPA member companies. Don’t miss these excellent peer-learning sessions!

This fall, we kick it off by bringing back the artistic directors from the inaugural In Conversation With…Artistic Directors discussion. See below to learn more and register.

Date: Wednesday, October 5, 2022
Time: 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Location: Zoom, this meeting will be recorded
Registration: Free

TAPA Board President, Kelly Straughan (Theatre Aquarius), moderates a roundtable discussion with four artistic directors appointed and active during the COVID-19 pandemic. Join us to hear from these talented artistic directors, 6 months later after sharing their initial perspectives on artistic directing during the pandemic.

On this roundtable:

  • Herbie Barnes, Young People’s Theatre
  • Mike Payette, Tarragon Theatre
  • Karine Ricard, Théâtre français de Toronto
  • Tanisha Taitt, Cahoots Theatre

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CRA GST/HST Outreach Series for Non-Profits and Charities

The TAPA Trade Series: CRA GST/HST Outreach Workshops for Non-Profits and Charities returns for all of your GST/HST needs. The workshops in this series will cover GST/HST Taxable vs. Exempt SuppliesCapital Properties & Input Tax Credits for Public Service Bodies, and Public Service Bodies Rebates.

Date: Tuesday, September 27, 2022
Time: 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Location: Zoom
Registration: Free

Did you know that GST/HST applies differently to Charities and NPOs?

Have you ever wondered if you have incorrectly accounted for GST/HST?

The presentation will include information about revenue sources that attract GST/HST and those that do not. We will review the fundamentals for both types of entities, to help you ensure that your organization is correctly accounting for GST/HST.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • Recognize key GST/HST differences between Charities and NPOs
  • Know how to correctly charge GST/HST
  • Identify and reduce common GST/HST mistakes

TOPICS INCLUDE:

  • Taxable Supplies
  • Exempt Supplies
  • Calculating Net Tax

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Date: Tuesday, October 4, 2022
Time: 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Location: Zoom
Registration: Free

Did you know there are different GST/HST rules for Capital Properties?

Were you aware that entitlements and obligations can change over time?

The presentation will review some of the most important GST/HST issues concerning Capital Properties and assist you in managing your organization’s GST/HST obligations and entitlements.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • Recognize key GST/HST issues for Capital Properties
  • Know when to account for GST/HST in different circumstances
  • Understand and apply the correct rules for claiming Input Tax Credits
  • Identify and reduce common GST/HST mistakes

TOPICS INCLUDE:

  • Definitions
  • Acquisition rules
  • Improvement rules
  • Changes-in-use rules

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Date: Tuesday, October 11, 2022
Time: 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Location: Zoom
Registration: Free

The presentation will identify and discuss how the PSB Rebate applies for both entities.  It will review entitlement, similarities and differences by entity type, and the rules to help you better manage your organization’s PSB Rebate.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • Recognize PSB Rebate opportunities
  • Understand the differences between Charity vs. NPO entitlements
  • Know how to correctly claim the PSB Rebate

TOPICS INCLUDE:

  • Definitions
  • Eligibility for Charities vs. NPOs
  • Exclusions

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