Tag Archives: Retirement Saving

Using RRSP funds before Retirement

The purpose of a Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP) is to provide a means to save for retirement on a tax-deferred basis. Usually, withdrawing from an RRSP before retirement is not recommended. This is because the funds which are withdrawn cannot be recontributed and their future investment income is lost. However, there are two situations…
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A Guide to the Basic RRSP Rules in 2020

Here are the basic rules which govern investments in a Registered Retirement Savings Plan. 1. Deduction Limits Your deduction limit will be available on your Notice of Assessment provided by the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) after you’ve filed your annual tax return. Use the following table to calculate this amount yourself. 2. Earned Income Sources…
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Brief Guide to RRSP for the 2019 Tax Season

Getting right into it. What is an RRSP? A Registered Retirement Saving Plan (RRSP) is a government sanctioned investment plan designed to help a taxpayer save for retirement by making contributions that are tax deductible. This means that you can contribute to an RRSP and claim the deduction from the income in the year of…
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