Tax consequences of debt management - A growing accounting challenge following 2008 market meltdown



    
    Knowledge Bureau experts to examine issue at workshops in Winnipeg,
    Toronto, Calgary, Vancouver and Edmonton
    

    WINNIPEG, Jan. 8 /CNW/ - The stock market meltdown of 2008 destroyed
billions of dollars in shareholder value - and reduced the net worth of
thousands of Canadians.
    Many are now struggling with debt.
    "The tax consequences of debt management will significantly influence the
financial future of many Canadians," says Alan Rowell, DFA, Tax Services
Specialist and a member of the faculty of The Knowledge Bureau, Canada's
leading educator in tax and financial services.
    Mr. Rowell will discuss everything that Canadian accountants, advisors
and wealth managers need to know about the tax consequences of personal and
business debt, highlighted in a compelling case study format.
    "Astute tax planning by accountants, working closely with their clients
and their clients' wealth managers, can help mitigate the losses of 2008,"
says Evelyn Jacks, Knowledge Bureau president, tax expert and author.
    Ms. Jacks will cover all the changes affecting the 2008 T1 in the
organization's annual Line by Line Update.
    It is essential financial information - especially in these volatile
economic times.

    
    Event: The Knowledge Bureau's Line by Line Tax Update and Debt Management
    Workshop. The full-day session runs from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm.

    Date          City          Venue                 Location

    January 9     Winnipeg      The Manitoba Club    194 Broadway
    January 12    Toronto East  Crowne Plaza         1250 Eglinton Ave. East
                                 Don Valley
    January 13    Toronto West  Crowne Plaza Hotel   33 Carlson Court
                                 Toronto Airport
    January 14    Calgary       Carriage House Inn   9030 MacLeod Trail SE
    January 15    Vancouver     Terminal City Club   837 West Hastings Street
    January 21    Edmonton      Four Points Sheraton 7230 Argyll Road
                                 Edmonton South
    

    The Knowledge Bureau is a national certified post-secondary educational
institute, which provides continuing professional development to practicing
professionals in tax and financial services leading to certification and
designation. For more information, please visit www.knowledgebureau.com.




For further information:

For further information: Media: To arrange an interview with Evelyn
Jacks or Alan Rowell, please contact Marion Trapp at The Knowledge Bureau,
1-866-953-4769, marion@knowledgebureau.com

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