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CPB Canada provides industry-specific learning to keep you informed about industry updates, business best practices, accounting practices, and more! Take a look at our upcoming events below.

GST/HST Seminar Series #5 - GST/HST Audits & Examinations and Books & Records

November 12, 2024

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM EST


Do you want to know more about a GST/HST Audit or Examinations?

Do you know how to prepare for and what to expect?

Would you like to hear about record-keeping for GST/HST?

If you would like to learn more about these issues, you should attend Canada Revenue Agency’s (CRA) GST/HST Presentation on “GST/HST Audits & Examinations and Books & Records”. You will hear directly from CRA’s GST/HST Headquarters (HQ) Representative who has 30+ years of experience working in CRA’s GST/HST programs.



  • Introduce GST/HST pre and post-assessment processes
  • Learn what to expect
  • Understand books and records for GST/HST



  • Contact
  • Responsibilities during audits
  • Record-keeping legislative provisions



This Presentation is designed for various types of organizations and sectors. It is intended for individuals within your organization who may be responsible for the operations and management of the entity’s GST/HST, including employees, managers, Board members and more. You will hear directly from CRA’s HQ representative about overall Compliance processes, including both GST/HST Audits and GST/HST Examinations. The Presentation will review what to expect during a GST/HST Audit or Examination, how to prepare, and you will be introduced to the GST/HST rules for record-keeping.


Presenter: Michael Monk

Michael Monk has been an employee of the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) for 33 years.  During that time, he has worked extensively with GST/HST. 

Michael’s current role in CRA’s Ottawa Headquarters is with the GST/HST and Digital Compliance Directorate, where he has managed CRA’s National GST/HST Presentations and Outreach services for the last 7 years.

Michael was a Team Leader and Senior Technical Interpretations Analyst for 10+ years in GST/HST Rulings, Legislative Policy and Regulatory Affairs Branch.  He spent numerous additional years in other GST/HST roles within the Compliance Programs Branch.  Michael also worked as a CRA Facilitator throughout a ten-year period, creating and instructing GST/HST Legislation and Audit courses to CRA staff.

Michael has many years of experience working with a multitude of GST/HST issues across several sectors.  He has participated in conferences, preparing and delivering GST/HST presentations to a variety of accounting and industry associations.  

Michael has volunteered with many community and school association groups over the years.  He has served as Director on the Board of a large national charity and CRA’s Employee Assistance Program Committee.      


Please note that the GST/HST Seminar Series will NOT be recorded and made available.

A full refund for webinars will be given if cancellation is received within 24 hours of purchase. No refund will be given after 24 hours before the webinar start time.