APEC 1620 Establishing First Nations Tax Rates and Expenditures (3,0,0)

Credits: 3 credits
Delivery: Campus

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.
Prerequisite: APEC 1610
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