The personal tax course responds to the need to prepare students to help Canadian individuals to fulfill their tax obligations honestly and on time. There is a pressing need to prepare knowledgeable tax professionals to fill leadership roles in tax management. The course will prepare students for accurate completion of personal tax returns using current tax software. Using a variety of methods including tax cases, lectures, and internet research, students will be able to prepare a comprehensive personal Canadian tax return using a professional tax software program. Basic principles of tax planning and compliance with relevant tax legislation and regulations are stressed in the course. The course will provide opportunities to master the new Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) technologies that are significantly challenging to individuals.