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College of Extended Learning

Maximize Your Tax Return

CCOM 8045

Do you want to ensure you’re getting everything you can back from the taxman? This class on the basics of the Canadian income tax system starts by explaining basic taxation concepts and terminology. You will be given the basic tools and acquire knowledge that will enable you to prepare and maximize your tax return. Best of all, you’ll find out how to make important claims that will put some money back in your pocket.

Topics include:

  • Current tax laws
  • Overview of Canadian income tax system
  • Income from employment
  • Employment deductions and credits
  • Tuition, tuition transfer and student loans
  • Working Income Tax Benefits
  • Taxation and family: How to claim your Dependents
  • Family Tax Cut
  • RRSP
  • Social benefits
  • Medical
  • Health Registered plans

Course details

Upcoming dates: Register soon for Monday, TBA 2018 (1 class)
Time: p.m. - 9 p.m.
Location: Saint John Social Enterprise Hub
139 Prince Edward Street
Room TBA
Course fee: $49 (+ HST)
Instructor: Lina Gharbiya


You will need a pen and paper for this class.

About the instructor

Originally hailing from the Middle East, Ms. Gharibiya has many years experience teaching Arabic from students from 8 to 80! She has taught English as a second language in the Maritimes and at the University of Jordan. She works as a tax consultant, and her enthusiasm for education and dedication to details comes across in both her Arabic language class and her new class on “Maximizing your Tax Return”. You’ll enjoy Lina’s straightforward, interactive and informative classes!

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