PG—Tax Tips for Your 2015 Personal Income Tax

Presented by: 
Dayna Holland, CA
Tuesday, February 23, 2016 - 9:00am
Point Grey Campus
Liu Institute for Global Issues, 6476 North West Marine Drive at West Mall
Focus Area: Work/Life Effectiveness

Program Summary

Tax season is approaching, and we know it can be stressful for many AAPS members. Whether you are looking to find ways to maximize your return or would simply like to get a better understanding of the Canadian tax system, AAPS is pleased to bring back one of our most popular sessions. Chartered Professional Accountant, Dayna Holland’s enthusiastic and friendly approach may even help you look forward to filing your taxes this year. In addition to the presentation, there will also be plenty of time for questions.

This presentation will cover:

  • Brief overview of the Canadian tax system
  • Updates on any changes to your personal income tax
  • A review  of most eligible deductions
  • RRSPS, RESPS, and tax implications for other investment income
  • Special cases such as:
    • Dependents
    • Professional /Business Income
    • Property income
  • Tips for planning ahead to next tax year


This session is designed for members who do not have a lot of experience filing their taxes or who have previously only filed a simple income tax form and would like to get a better understanding of possible deductions and tax planning. Not sure if this session is right for you? Contact us at

What Past Participants Have Said

“The speaker was engaging and clear. Very knowledgeable. The information was well presented.”

“One of the best AAPS workshops I have attended.”

About Your Facilitator

For many the word tax doesn't always bring happy thoughts, its Dayna’s mission to change that. Her goal is to share her knowledge and expertise and to bring new awareness and understanding when it comes to tax implications and planning. Nothing brings her more joy than when a client finds out about a deduction they didn't know about — that's why educating clients is one of Dayna’s favourite things to do!

Dayna Holland is a Chartered Professional Accountant and principal at Dayna Holland Ltd. Dayna started her career as a chartered accountant in Ernst & Young and has over nine years of experience in industry within the telecommunications and service sectors, for multi-national companies, both private and public corporate structures. Her expertise is in income tax and commodity tax compliance as well as documenting and implementing tax processes for companies.  She has also implemented a number of corporate reorganizations plans for these companies. Her current scope of clients includes companies in mining, service, high-tech, telecommunications, property development, and transportation sectors.

Outside the world of accounting, Dayna enjoys most of her spare time skiing and camping with her husband, son and daughter.

Event Details

Tax Tips for Your 2015 Personal Income Tax
Dayna Holland, CA
 Tuesday February 23, 2016
Session 1: 9:00am-11:00am or Session 2: 12:00pm-2:00pm
Building: Liu Institute for Global Issues
Address: 6476 North West Marine Drive at West Mall [MAP]
Room: Multi-purpose

To Register

Please follow this link and select Session A (9am-11am)

Session B is full. If you would like to be added to the wait list for Session B (12pm-2pm) please email

Registered attendees will receive a confirmation email. These sessions is open to AAPS members only and there is no cost to attend.

Cancellations: Please remember all events are costly to set up, even those which are offered at no charge. If you do not anticipate attending the session you registered for, please cancel in a timely manner by emailing We encourage you to contact us with any questions about the AAPS PD Program.

Photography: Please be advised that photos may be taken at this event for use in AAPS' communications