Fall 2019 Professional Development Seminar

Join Us for our Fall 2019 Professional Development Seminar scheduled for September 27-28, 2019 in Nottawasaga, ON

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About The 2019 ATAP Fall Professional Development Seminar

Where better to spend your time this fall but in the beautiful landscapes of the Nottawasaga area!!  Join us September 27-28, 2019 as we explore topics and ideas designed to improve the services offered to your clientele right across Canada. Join us as we continue to "Raise the Bar".

Plans are in place and this has all the hallmarks of becoming our best Professional Development Seminar ever!

DATES:  September 27-28, 2019 - Mark Your Calendar & Register Today


Annual General Meeting of Members

The Annual General Meeting of Members will be held at Nottawasaga Inn Resort, 6015 Highway 89, Alliston, ON at 4:30pm, Friday September 27, 2019.  Financial Statements are available to Affirmed Members by logging into the Members Section and visiting Standards & Bylaws.

Complete Agenda Information, Proxy Forms and Nomination Forms - will be available soon

Current Nominees



Remember, you asked for it!

Our September "Raise the Bar" Seminar has an agenda full packed with corporate, corporate and more corporate.  Friday's sessions will cover off corporations from start-up through Associated, Related and Connected, corporate Attribution and Shareholder Compensation.  From their the agenda deals with Legal Issues and strategies surrounding corporate audits before wrapping up with an informative session on Business Valuations.

Saturday picks up where Friday leave off with a full session on Passive Income within a corporate structure, including both the current rules and the new rules effective January 1, 2019.  As this leads to Corporate Tax Planning, this session is followed by RPP's, IPP's and Shareholder Benefits like corporate owned insurance.  Closing the day is a review of changes to Employment Standards Act and WSIB issues surrounding contractors and tradespeople in the construction industry.

The complete Agenda is currently being organized and is updated as information and Speakers are confirmed.

Rates & Registration 

Register Now

Register early to take advantage of Early Bird rates, available until September 1, 2019.




(Until Sept. 1, 2019)


SEMINAR: Affirmed / Affiliated / Associate Member

$450 $550

SEMINAR: Member Employees - 2 day

$350 $450

SEMINAR: One-Day Member/Staff - Friday Only

$300 $400

SEMINAR: Non-Members - 2 day

$575 $675

Meals for Spouses (breakfast and lunch)


Friday Night Dinner *


Friday Night Activity **


*All rates plus applicable taxes

* Friday Night Dinner - TBD

** Friday Night Activity – TBD

LocationCourtyard Marriott Ottawa Downtown

Nottawasaga Inn Resort

6015 Highway 89, Alliston, Ontario, L9R 1A4  MAP >>

Hotel Reservations

A block of rooms is being held at the Nottawasaga Inn Resort for ATAP Members at a rate of $149/night (Single or Double).  All rates are  plus applicable taxes.

All reservations must be made directly through the Group Reservations Department.  Please call 705-435-5501 or 1-800-669-5501.  Please quote our group name (ATAP - Association of Tax and Accounting Professionals) when booking or our group reservation #104723.  Failure to do so, will result in a different rate being given.

Reservations will only be accepted at time of booking with a credit card. All cheque/cash reservations must be full payment for all nights reserved (including taxes) and will only be confirmed upon receipt. Any room additions after this date will be made as long as rooms are still available within the hotel.

Reservations must be completed by Tuesday August 14, 2018 to guarantee availability.

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