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Alberta Tourism Levy

Short term rental hosts in Alberta are required to collect, report and remit the Tourism Levy or could face penalties
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9.5

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10.0

Feedback

8.8

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Platform: Udemy
Video: 41m
Language: English
Next start: On Demand

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8.8 / 10
Video Score: 7.6 / 10
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Description

This course will cover details on when the Alberta Tourism Levy applies, how to register, how to collect the levy from guests and how to analyze your numbers from Airbnb and other channels to file your return. On time filing is important as there are significant penalties and interest charged for non compliance. Here is the course outline:
Part 1:
Introduction to the Alberta Tourism Levy – what are the rules, the exceptions and how does the overall program work
Implications of not reporting – many people are unaware that this is required as it was announced with less than a week notice and has been in place since April 1, 2021. People who have short term rentals that do not comply can face significant penalties and interest.
Part 2:
Registration and Deadlines – this will go through the details of how to register your properties in TRACS: the Government of Alberta system for doing your Alberta Tourism Levy Return.
Setting up the tax in Airbnb – this will cover the steps in Airbnb for setting up taxes.
Part 3:
Getting tax information from Airbnb – the reporting is a bit tricky to find so we will cover how to find your information.
Analyzing the data in Excel from Airbnb and from multiple platforms – we will cover some Excel sorting and functions for getting our numbers together.
Filing your return – we will go through a specific example of tax filing with screen shots so you can apply to your own properties.

You will learn

✓ Short term rental hosts in Alberta need to file Tourism Levy Returns and this course will go through the steps from registration to filing.
✓ You will learn how to pull and analyze information from Airbnb and what to do if you didn’t collect the levy.
✓ Step by step instructions will be provided on how to register, analyze your data, prepare and file your return.

Requirements

• No prerequisites
• There will be some Excel functions shown in parts of the course on analyzing your revenue and tax information.

This course is for

• If you have short term rentals in Alberta, the new tourism levy is required so it is important to know about it to avoid penalties.

How much does the Alberta Tourism Levy course cost? Is it worth it?

The course costs $14.99. And currently there is a 25% discount on the original price of the course, which was $19.99. So you save $5 if you enroll the course now.
The average price is $17.0 of 121 Tax Preparation courses on Udemy.

Does the Alberta Tourism Levy course have a money back guarantee or refund policy?

YES, Alberta Tourism Levy has a 30-day money back guarantee. The 30-day refund policy is designed to allow students to study without risk.

Are there any SCHOLARSHIPS for this course?

Currently we could not find a scholarship for the Alberta Tourism Levy course, but there is a $5 discount from the original price ($19.99). So the current price is just $14.99.

Who is the instructor? Is Linda Hayes a SCAM or a TRUSTED instructor?

Linda Hayes has created 1 courses that got 3 reviews which are generally positive. Linda Hayes has taught 4 students and received a 4.2 average review out of 3 reviews. Depending on the information available, Linda Hayes is a TRUSTED instructor.
CA, CPA
I am a Chartered Accountant and Educator who has been investing in Real Estate since 2006. My investments include garden suites and tiny homes which are rented as furnished suites on multiple platforms. My experience in accounting includes working in Public Accounting in the past and currently in Financial Reporting at a Financial Institution. I also do a lot of contract teaching on many topics at the post secondary level and am on the Board of the Edmonton Real Estate Investors Association.

9.6

CourseMarks Score®

9.5

Freshness

10.0

Feedback

8.8

Content

Platform: Udemy
Video: 41m
Language: English
Next start: On Demand

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