Doing Business in Canada

Featuring Doug Hartkorn & Mark McGinnis, Partners at Shimmerman Penn, Toronto

Where:  The Rivers Club, 301 Grant Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15219


Mark McGinnis, Partner, Taxation and Business Advisory

Doug Hartkorn, Partner, Taxation and Business Advisory

Join Mark McGinnis & Doug Hartkorn, Partners at Shimmerman Penn, and learn more about opportunities for your business in Canada.  Mark and Doug will discuss a variety of topics including:

  • Canada and Toronto’s Economic and Cultural Background
  • Taxation of Business Income:
    • Definition of business income
    • Treaty exemptions
    • Filing requirements for an exempt business
    • Filing requirements for a taxable business
    • Corporate tax rates
    • Special rules for ULC, LLC and S Corporations
  • Withholding Tax Rules/Waiver Procedures
  • Taxation of Employees
  • GST/HST:
    • Basics: How the tax works, rates & exemptions
    • Registration requirements/Voluntary registration
    • Sales to Canada by U.S. company: rules & elections

Registration begins at 7:30 a.m.

Qualifies for two hours of CPE.

A continental breakfast will be provided.

To register, please complete the following form.

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