Associate Director, Teaching & Learning

James Barnett

Office: Hagey Hall 

Phone: 519-888-4567 x35143

Email: jbarnett@uwaterloo.ca

Education and certifications

  • BComm (Queen's University)
  • Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA), Chartered Accountant (CA) (Ontario)
  • CPA Fellow (FCPA), CA Fellow (FCA)

Awards

  • LS Rosen Outstanding Educator Award, Canadian Academic Accounting Association (CAAA), 2018
  • Outstanding Performance Award, University of Waterloo, 2008
  • FCA awarded in 2003 by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario
  • Distinguished Teacher Award received in 2006 from the University of Waterloo

Professional service

  • Director, School of Accounting and Finance (2006 - 2012, 2017 - 2018)
  • CPA Canada Income Tax Education Committee (2016 - present)
  • Member, Governing Council, Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario (2003 - 2009)
  • Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants (CICA) Tax Policy Committee (2009 - 2011)
  • Toronto Financial Services Alliance Project Oversight Committee for the Centre of Excellence (2008 - 2009)
  • Director, Deloitte Centre for Tax Education and Research (1996 - 2006)
  • Director, Master of Taxation Program (1996 - 2006)
  • Seminar Leader, Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario School of Accountancy (1986 - 2001)

Selected publications

  • Barnett, James, R. Beam, and Stanley Laiken. , Introduction to Federal Income Taxation in Canada, Commerce Clearing House (CCH) Canadian:Toronto, 38th Edition, 2017.
  • Barnett, James, C. Ireland, P. Everett, and S. Rinald, 'Post Mortem Planning for Private Company Shares: A New Regime' , 2002 Annual Conference (Toronto: Canadian Tax Foundation) , 2003.
  • Barnett, James, Glenn Feltham, and Tammi Feltham., 'Are Canadian Family Businesses Ready for Succession?' , Isuma: Canadian Journal of Policy Research , volume 2(4), Winter, 2001, pg. 116-122.
  • Barnett, James., Transition Planning: An Advisor's Approach to Estate, Disability and Retirement Planning for the Business Owner, CCH Canadian, Toronto, 2000.

Courses taught

Jim has taught courses in our AFM, MTax and MAcc programs. 

Affiliation: 
University of Waterloo

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