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Establishing First Nation Tax Rates and Expenditures, APEC 1620
Dec
3
to Dec 7

Establishing First Nation Tax Rates and Expenditures, APEC 1620

Students learn how to set First Nation property tax rates through the preparation of a local services budget and how to communicate effectively with council and taxpayers during this process. Topics include setting tax rates and expenditure policy issues; preparation of local revenue budgets; preparation of annual tax rates and expenditure laws; understanding user fees and business occupancy taxes; and communication and notification requirements under the authority of the First Nations Fiscal Management Act (FMA) or s.83 of the Indian Act. 3 credits. Prerequisites: Introduction to First Nation Taxation.

This is an on-campus class in Kamloops, BC. 

This is the second course of the Certificate in First Nation Tax Administration program. 

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Assessment and Assessment Appeals, APEC 1630
Feb
4
to Feb 8

Assessment and Assessment Appeals, APEC 1630

Students examine property markets with a focus on property assessments and assessment appeals in Canada under the authority of the First Nations Fiscal Management Act (FMA) or s. 83 of the Indian Act. Topics include an introduction to valuing land, assessment theory and practice, assessment law and practice, assessment appeals, and an assessment appeal role play. 3 credits. Prerequisites: Introduction to First Nation Taxation

This is an on-campus class in Kamloops, BC. 

This is the third course of the Certificate in First Nation Tax Administration program. 

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Administration: Tax Notices, Collection and Enforcement, APEC 1640
Mar
11
to Mar 15

Administration: Tax Notices, Collection and Enforcement, APEC 1640

Students learn to manage a First Nation and/or local government tax administration system focusing on taxpayer notification and local revenue billing, collection and enforcement. Best practices from systems across Canada are presented along with the regulatory requirements associated with the First Nations Fiscal Management Act (FMA). Significant time is devoted to using the First Nations Tax Commission’s (FNTC) specialized Tax Administration System (TAS) for local revenue administration.
3 credits. Prerequisites: Introduction to First Nation TaxationEstablishing First Nation Tax Rates and Expenditures.  

This is an on-campus class in Kamloops, BC. 

This is the fourth course of the Certificate in First Nation Tax Administration program. 

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Introduction to First Nation Taxation, APEC 1610
Oct
22
to Oct 26

Introduction to First Nation Taxation, APEC 1610

Students are provided with an overview of First Nation taxation and how it can be used to improve the investment climate and support economic development on First Nation lands. The role of government in making markets work is explained, focusing primarily on First Nation local revenue authority using the First Nations Fiscal Management Act (FMA). Topics include the role of government in facilitating investment; the concept of property taxation; First Nation property taxation; FMA and institutions; the First Nation Goods and Services Tax (FNGST). 3 credits. Prerequisite: None

This is an on-campus class in Kamloops, BC. 

This is the first course of the Certificate in First Nation Tax Administration program. 

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Capital Infrastructure and Debenture Financing, APEC 1680
Sep
10
to Sep 14

Capital Infrastructure and Debenture Financing, APEC 1680

Students learn how to plan, cost, and finance local government infrastructure projects using long term debentures in the First Nation Fiscal Management Act (FMA). They also examine the legal, planning and policy requirements established by the First Nation Finance Authority (FNFA), the First Nations Tax Commission (FNTC) and the First Nations Financial Management Board (FMB) as well as best practices in economic, capital and financial planning. Topics include economic infrastructure; economic strategy; integrated capital planning; capital financing and borrowing; borrowing laws and procedures; and a case study in infrastructure financing. 3 credits. Prerequisites: Introduction to First Nation Taxation, Establishing First Nation Tax Rates & Expenditures, Assessment and Assessment Appeals, Administration: Tax Notices, Collection & Enforcement, Communications, Taxpayer Relation and Dispute Resolution.  

This is an on-campus class in Kamloops, BC. 

This is the eighth course of the Certificate in First Nation Tax Administration program. 

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Development Cost Charges, APEC 1670
Aug
20
to Aug 24

Development Cost Charges, APEC 1670

Students learn to establish fair and transparent development cost charge (DCC) and service tax (ST) systems for First Nations or local governments under the authority of the First Nations Fiscal Management Act (FMA) and the First Nations Tax Commission (FNTC). These systems are intended to support the financing of infrastructure and service improvements. Topics include options for First Nation community financing infrastructure; developing First Nation DDC and ST laws; implementing First Nation DCC and ST laws; and DCC and ST case studies.
3 credits. Prerequisites: Introduction to First Nation Taxation, Establishing First Nation Tax Rates and Expenditures. 

This is an on-campus class in Kamloops, BC

This is the seventh course in the Certificate in First Nation Tax Administration program.

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Service Agreements and Joint Contracts, APEC 1660
Jun
4
to Jun 8

Service Agreements and Joint Contracts, APEC 1660

Students examine how to develop service agreements and joint contracts for the delivery of services or the construction of infrastructure involving local governments and/or private partners. Topics include service agreements; contracting; service agreement calculations and negotiations; interest-based negotiations; service agreements for additions to reserves (ATR) and treaty land entitlement (TLE) settlements; and a service agreement case study. Students utilize tools developed by the First Nations Tax Commission (FNTC) to assist in service agreement negotiations.
3 credits. Prerequisites: Introduction to First Nation Taxation, Establishing First Nation Tax Rates and Expenditures.

This is an on-campus class in Kamloops, BC

This is the sixth course in the Certificate in First Nation Tax Administration program.

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Communications, Taxpayer Relations and Dispute Resolution, APEC 1650
Apr
9
to Apr 13

Communications, Taxpayer Relations and Dispute Resolution, APEC 1650

Students examine how to establish a mutually beneficial working relationship between First Nation tax authorities and taxpayers. Topics include communications planning and products; reaching agreement through consensus; taxpayer representation structures and laws; local dispute resolution; and the formal dispute resolution process from the First Nations Fiscal Management Act (FMA).
3 credits. Prerequisites: Introduction to First Nation Taxation, Establishing First Nation Tax Rates & Expenditures, Assessment and Assessment Appeals, Administration: Tax Notices, Collection & Enforcement. 

This is an on-campus class in Kamloops, BC

This is the fifth course in the Certificate in First Nation Tax Administration program.

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ADMINISTRATION: TAX NOTICES, COLLECTION AND ENFORCEMENT, APEC 1640
Mar
5
to Mar 9

ADMINISTRATION: TAX NOTICES, COLLECTION AND ENFORCEMENT, APEC 1640

Students learn to manage a First Nation and/or local government tax administration system focusing on taxpayer notification and local revenue billing, collection and enforcement. Best practices from systems across Canada are presented along with the regulatory requirements associated with the First Nations Fiscal Management Act (FMA). Significant time is devoted to using the First Nations Tax Commission’s (FNTC) specialized Tax Administration System (TAS) for local revenue administration.
3 credits. Prerequisites: Introduction to First Nation TaxationEstablishing First Nation Tax Rates and Expenditures.  

This is an on-campus class in Kamloops. 

This is the fourth course of the Certificate in First Nation Tax Administration program. 

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ASSESSMENT AND ASSESSMENT APPEALS, APEC 1630
Jan
15
to Jan 19

ASSESSMENT AND ASSESSMENT APPEALS, APEC 1630

Students examine property markets with a focus on property assessments and assessment appeals in Canada under the authority of the First Nations Fiscal Management Act (FMA) or s. 83 of the Indian Act. Topics include an introduction to valuing land, assessment theory and practice, assessment law and practice, assessment appeals, and an assessment appeal role play. 3 credits. Prerequisites: Introduction to First Nation Taxation

This is an on-campus class in Kamloops. 

This is the third course of the Certificate in First Nation Tax Administration program. 

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ESTABLISHING FIRST NATION TAX RATES AND EXPENDITURES, APEC 1620
Dec
4
to Dec 8

ESTABLISHING FIRST NATION TAX RATES AND EXPENDITURES, APEC 1620

Students learn how to set First Nation property tax rates through the preparation of a local services budget and how to communicate effectively with council and taxpayers during this process. Topics include setting tax rates and expenditure policy issues; preparation of local revenue budgets; preparation of annual tax rates and expenditure laws; understanding user fees and business occupancy taxes; and communication and notification requirements under the authority of the First Nations Fiscal Management Act (FMA) or s.83 of the Indian Act. 2 credits. Prerequisites: Introduction to First Nation Taxation.

This is an on-campus class in Kamloops. 

This is the second course of the Certificate in First Nation Tax Administration program. 

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INTRODUCTION TO FIRST NATION TAXATION, APEC 1610
Nov
13
to Nov 17

INTRODUCTION TO FIRST NATION TAXATION, APEC 1610

Students are provided with an overview of First Nation taxation and how it can be used to improve the investment climate and support economic development on First Nation lands. The role of government in making markets work is explained, focusing primarily on First Nation local revenue authority using the First Nations Fiscal Management Act (FMA). Topics include the role of government in facilitating investment; the concept of property taxation; First Nation property taxation; FMA and institutions; the First Nation Goods and Services Tax (FNGST). 2 credits. Prerequisite: None 

This is an on-campus class in Kamloops. 

This is the first course of the Certificate in First Nation Tax Administration program. 

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CAPITAL INFRASTRUCTURE AND DEBENTURE FINANCING, APEC 1680
Oct
16
to Oct 20

CAPITAL INFRASTRUCTURE AND DEBENTURE FINANCING, APEC 1680

Students learn how to plan, cost, and finance local government infrastructure projects using long term debentures in the First Nation Fiscal Management Act (FMA). They also examine the legal, planning and policy requirements established by the First Nation Finance Authority (FNFA), the First Nations Tax Commission (FNTC) and the First Nations Financial Management Board (FMB) as well as best practices in economic, capital and financial planning. Topics include economic infrastructure; economic strategy; integrated capital planning; capital financing and borrowing; borrowing laws and procedures; and a case study in infrastructure financing. 3 credits. Prerequisites: Introduction to First Nation Taxation, Establishing First Nation Tax Rates & Expenditures, Assessment and Assessment Appeals, Administration: Tax Notices, Collection & Enforcement, Communications, Taxpayer Relation and Dispute Resolution.  

This is an on-campus class in Kamloops. 

This is the eighth course of the Certificate in First Nation Tax Administration program. 

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DEVELOPMENT COST CHARGES, APEC 1670
Aug
21
to Aug 25

DEVELOPMENT COST CHARGES, APEC 1670

Students learn to establish fair and transparent development cost charge (DCC) and service tax (ST) systems for First Nations or local governments under the authority of the First Nations Fiscal Management Act (FMA) and the First Nations Tax Commission (FNTC). These systems are intended to support the financing of infrastructure and service improvements. Topics include options for First Nation community financing infrastructure; developing First Nation DDC and ST laws; implementing First Nation DCC and ST laws; and DCC and ST case studies. 2 credits. Prerequisites: Introduction to First Nation Taxation, Establishing First Nation Tax Rates and Expenditures

This is an on-campus class in Kamloops. 

This is the seventh course of the Certificate in First Nation Tax Administration program. 

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SERVICE AGREEMENTS AND JOINT CONTRACTS, APEC 1660
Jun
5
to Jun 9

SERVICE AGREEMENTS AND JOINT CONTRACTS, APEC 1660

Students examine how to develop service agreements and joint contracts for the delivery of services or the construction of infrastructure involving local governments and/or private partners. Topics include service agreements; contracting; service agreement calculations and negotiations; interest-based negotiations; service agreements for additions to reserves (ATR) and treaty land entitlement (TLE) settlements; and a service agreement case study. Students utilize tools developed by the First Nations Tax Commission (FNTC) to assist in service agreement negotiations. 2 credits. Prerequisites: Introduction to First Nation Taxation, Establishing First Nation Tax Rates and Expenditures.  

This is an on-campus class in Kamloops. 

This is the sixth course of the Certificate in First Nation Tax Administration program. 

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COMMUNICATIONS, TAXPAYER RELATIONS AND DISPUTE RESOLUTION, APEC 1650
Apr
10
to Apr 13

COMMUNICATIONS, TAXPAYER RELATIONS AND DISPUTE RESOLUTION, APEC 1650

Students examine how to establish a mutually beneficial working relationship between First Nation tax authorities and taxpayers. Topics include communications planning and products; reaching agreement through consensus; taxpayer representation structures and laws; local dispute resolution; and the formal dispute resolution process from the First Nations Fiscal Management Act (FMA). 
2 credits. Prerequisites: Introduction to First Nation Taxation, Establishing First Nation Tax Rates & Expenditures, Assessment and Assessment Appeals, Administration: Tax Notices, Collection & Enforcement.

This is an on-campus class in Kamloops. 

This is the fifth course of the Certificate in First Nation Tax Administration program. 

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ADMINISTRATION: TAX NOTICES, COLLECTION & ENFORCEMENT, APEC 1640
Mar
6
to Mar 10

ADMINISTRATION: TAX NOTICES, COLLECTION & ENFORCEMENT, APEC 1640

Students learn to manage a First Nation and/or local government tax administration system focusing on taxpayer notification and local revenue billing, collection and enforcement. Best practices from systems across Canada are presented along with the regulatory requirements associated with the First Nations Fiscal Management Act (FMA). Significant time is devoted to using the First Nations Tax Commission’s (FNTC) specialized Tax Administration System (TAS) for local revenue administration. 3 credits. Prerequisites: Introduction to First Nation TaxationEstablishing First Nation Tax Rates and Expenditures

This is an on-campus class in Kamloops. 

This is the fourth course of the Certificate in First Nation Tax Administration program. 

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ASSESSMENT AND ASSESSMENT APPEALS, APEC 1630
Feb
6
to Feb 10

ASSESSMENT AND ASSESSMENT APPEALS, APEC 1630

Students examine property markets with a focus on property assessments and assessment appeals in Canada under the authority of the First Nations Fiscal Management Act (FMA) or s. 83 of the Indian Act. Topics include an introduction to valuing land, assessment theory and practice, assessment law and practice, assessment appeals, and an assessment appeal role play. 3 credits. Prerequisites: Introduction to First Nation Taxation

This is an on-campus class in Kamloops. 

This is the third course of the Certificate in First Nation Tax Administration program. 

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Jan
16
to Jan 20

ESTABLISHING FIRST NATION TAX RATES AND EXPENDITURES, APEC 1620

Students learn how to set First Nation property tax rates through the preparation of a local services budget and how to communicate effectively with council and taxpayers during this process. Topics include setting tax rates and expenditure policy issues; preparation of local revenue budgets; preparation of annual tax rates and expenditure laws; understanding user fees and business occupancy taxes; and communication and notification requirements under the authority of the First Nations Fiscal Management Act (FMA) or s.83 of the Indian Act. 2 credits. Prerequisites: Introduction to First Nation Taxation.  

This is an on-campus class in Kamloops. 

This is the second course of the Certificate in First Nation Tax Administration program. 

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Nov
14
to Nov 18

INTRODUCTION TO FIRST NATION TAXATION, APEC 1610

Students are provided with an overview of First Nation taxation and how it can be used to improve the investment climate and support economic development on First Nation lands. The role of government in making markets work is explained, focusing primarily on First Nation local revenue authority using the First Nations Fiscal Management Act (FMA). Topics include the role of government in facilitating investment; the concept of property taxation; First Nation property taxation; FMA and institutions; the First Nation Goods and Services Tax (FNGST).
2 credits. Prerequisite: None

This is an on-campus class in Kamloops. 

This is the first course of the Certificate in First Nation Tax Administration program. 

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Oct
3
to Oct 7

CAPITAL INFRASTRUCTURE AND DEBENTURE FINANCING, APEC 1680

Students learn how to plan, cost, and finance local government infrastructure projects using longterm debentures in the First Nation Fiscal Management Act (FMA). They also examine the legal, planning and policy requirements established by the First Nation Finance Authority (FNFA), the First Nations Tax Commission (FNTC) and the First Nations Financial Management Board (FMB) as well as best practices in economic, capital and financial planning. Topics include  economic infrastructure; economic strategy; integrated capital planning; capital financing and borrowing; borrowing laws and procedures; and a case study in infrastructure financing. 3 credits. Prerequisites: Introduction to First Nation Taxation, Establishing First Nation Tax Rates & Expenditures, Assessment and Assessment Appeals, Administration: Tax Notices, Collection & Enforcement, Communications, Taxpayer Relation and Dispute Resolution.  

This is an on-campus class in Kamloops. 

This is the eighth course of the Certificate in First Nation Tax Administration program. 

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Aug
15
to Aug 19

DEVELOPMENT COST CHARGES, APEC 1670 OR APEC 1671

Students learn to establish fair and transparent development cost charge (DCC) and service tax (ST) systems for First Nations or local governments under the authority of the First Nations  Fiscal Management Act (FMA) and the First Nations Tax Commission (FNTC). These systems are intended to support the financing of infrastructure and service improvements. Topics include options for First Nation community financing infrastructure; developing First Nation DDC and ST laws; implementing First Nation DCC and ST laws; and DCC and ST case studies. 2 credits. Prerequisites: Introduction to First Nation Taxation, Establishing First Nation Tax Rates and Expenditures

This is an on-campus class in Kamloops. 

This is the seventh course of the Certificate in First Nation Tax Administration program. 

 

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May
2
to May 6

SERVICE AGREEMENTS AND JOINT CONTRACTS, APEC 1660

Students examine how to develop service agreements and joint contracts for the delivery of services or the construction of infrastructure involving local governments and/or private partners. Topics include service agreements; contracting; service agreement calculations and negotiations; interest-based negotiations; service agreements for additions to reserves (ATR) and treaty land entitlement (TLE) settlements; and a service agreement case study. Students utilize tools developed by the First Nations Tax Commission (FNTC) to assist in service agreement negotiations. 2 credits. Prerequisites: Introduction to First Nation Taxation,  Establishing First Nation Tax Rates and Expenditures.  

This is an on-campus class in Kamloops. 

This is the sixth course of the Certificate in First Nation Tax Administration program. 

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Mar
14
to Mar 18

APEC 1650: Communications, Taxpayer Relation and Dispute Resolution

Students examine how to establish a mutually beneficial working relationship between First
Nation tax authorities and taxpayers. Topics include communications planning and products; reaching agreement through consensus; taxpayer representation structures and laws; local dispute resolution; and the formal dispute resolution process from the First Nations Fiscal Management Act (FMA). 2 credits. Prerequisites: Introduction to First Nation Taxation, Establishing First Nation Tax Rates & Expenditures, Assessment and Assessment Appeals, Administration: Tax Notices, Collection & Enforcement.  

This is an on-campus class in Kamloops. 

This is the fifth course of the Certificate in First Nation Tax Administration program. 

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Feb
1
to Feb 5

APEC 1640: Administration - Notices, Collection and Enforcement

Students learn to manage a First Nation and/or local government tax administration
system focusing on taxpayer notification and local revenue billing, collection and
enforcement. Best practices from systems across Canada are presented along with the
regulatory requirements associated with the First Nations Fiscal Management Act (FMA). Significant time is devoted to using the First Nations Tax Commission’s (FNTC) specialized Tax Administration System (TAS) for local revenue administration. 3 credits. Prerequisites: Introduction to First Nation Taxation, Establishing First Nation Tax Rates and Expenditures

This is an on-campus class in Kamloops. 

This is the fourth course of the Certificate in First Nation Tax Administration program. 

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Dec
1
3:00 PM15:00

APEC 1631: Assessments and Assessment Appeals

Students examine property markets with a focus on property assessments and assessment appeals in Canada under the authority of the First Nations Fiscal Management Act (FMA) or s. 83 of the Indian Act. Topics include an introduction to valuing land, assessment theory and practice, assessment law and practice, assessment appeals, and an assessment appeal role play. 3 credits. Prerequisites: Introduction to First Nation Taxation

This class is delivered on-line. 

This is the third course of the Certificate in First Nation Tax Administration program. 

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Nov
16
to Nov 20

APEC 1620: Establishing First Nation Rates and Expenditures

Students learn how to set First Nation property tax rates through the preparation of a local
services budget and how to communicate effectively with council and taxpayers during this
process. Topics include setting tax rates and expenditure policy issues; preparation of local
revenue budgets; preparation of annual tax rates and expenditure laws; understanding user fees and business occupancy taxes; and communication and notification requirements under the authority of the First Nations Fiscal Management Act (FMA) or s.83 of the Indian Act. 2 credits. Prerequisites: Introduction to First Nation Taxation.  

This is an on-campus class in Kamloops. 

This is the second course of the Certificate in First Nation Tax Administration program. 

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Oct
19
to Oct 23

APEC 1610: Introduction to First Nation Tax Administration

Students are provided with an overview of First Nation taxation and how it can be used to
improve the investment climate and support economic development on First Nation lands. The role of government in making markets work is explained, focusing primarily on First Nation local revenue authority using the First Nations Fiscal Management Act (FMA). Topics include the role of government in facilitating investment; the concept of property taxation; First Nation property taxation; FMA and institutions; the First Nation Goods and Services Tax (FNGST). 2 credits. Prerequisite: None 

This is an on-campus class in Kamloops. 

This is the first course of the Certificate in First Nation Tax Administration program. 

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Jun
8
to Jun 12

APEC 1680: Capital Infrastructure and Debenture Financing

Students learn how to plan, cost, and finance local government infrastructure projects using longterm debentures in the First Nation Fiscal Management Act (FMA). They also examine the legal, planning and policy requirements established by the First Nation Finance Authority (FNFA), the First Nations Tax Commission (FNTC) and the First Nations Financial Management Board (FMB) as well as best practices in economic, capital and financial planning. Topics include economic infrastructure; economic strategy; integrated capital planning; capital financing and borrowing; borrowing laws and procedures; and a case study in infrastructure financing.. 3 credits. Prerequisites: Introduction to First Nation Taxation, Establishing First Nation Tax Rates & Expenditures, Assessment and Assessment Appeals, Administration: Tax Notices, Collection & Enforcement, Communications, Taxpayer Relation and Dispute Resolution.   

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May
11
to May 15

APEC 1670: Development Cost Charges

Students learn to establish fair and transparent development cost charge (DCC) and service tax (ST) systems for First Nations or local governments under the authority of the First Nations Fiscal Management Act (FMA) and the First Nations Tax Commission (FNTC). These systems are intended to support the financing of infrastructure and service improvements. Topics include options for First Nation community financing infrastructure; developing First Nation DDC and ST laws; implementing First Nation DCC and ST laws; and DCC and ST case studies.

 

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Jan
12
to Jan 16

APEC 1660: Service Agreements and Joint Contracts

Students examine how to develop service agreements and joint contracts for the delivery of
services or the construction of infrastructure involving local governments and/or private partners. Topics include service agreements; contracting; service agreement calculations and negotiations; interest-based negotiations; service agreements for additions to reserves (ATR) and treaty land entitlement (TLE) settlements; and a service agreement case study. Students utilize tools developed by the First Nations Tax Commission (FNTC) to assist in service agreement negotiations. 2 credits. Prerequisites: Introduction to First Nation Taxation,  Establishing First Nation Tax Rates and Expenditures.  

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Oct
6
to Oct 10

APEC 1650: Communications and Taxpayer Relations

Students examine how to establish a mutually beneficial working relationship between First
Nation tax authorities and taxpayers. Topics include communications planning and products; reaching agreement through consensus; taxpayer representation structures and laws; local dispute resolution; and the formal dispute resolution process from the First Nations Fiscal Management Act (FMA). 2 credits. Prerequisites: Introduction to First Nation Taxation, Establishing First Nation Tax Rates & Expenditures, Assessment and Assessment Appeals, Administration: Tax Notices, Collection & Enforcement.  

This is the fifth course in the program Certificate in First Nation Tax Administration. 

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Sep
8
to Sep 12

APEC 1640: Administration: Tax Notices, Collection and Enforcement

Students learn to manage a First Nation and/or local government tax administration 
system focusing on taxpayer notification and local revenue billing, collection and 
enforcement. Best practices from systems across Canada are presented along with the 
regulatory requirements associated with the First Nations Fiscal Management Act (FMA). Significant time is devoted to using the First Nations Tax Commission’s (FNTC) specialized Tax Administration System (TAS) for local revenue administration. 3 credits. Prerequisites: Introduction to First Nation Taxation, Establishing First Nation Tax Rates and Expenditures. 

This is the fourth course in the program Certificate in First Nation Tax Administration.

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