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How to set up and contribute to an RRSP, transferring funds, making withdrawals, receiving income, death of an RRSP annuitant, RRSP tax-free withdrawal schemes.
Setting up an RRIF, transferring from other types of funds to your RRIF, receiving income form a RRIF and the tax implications when the annuitant of the RRIF dies.
This page provides information for individuals on who can be a subscriber or a benenficiary, how an RESP works, education savings programs, contributing to an RESP, payments from an RESP, and the special rules which apply.
The Registered Education Savings Plan allows savings for education to grow tax free in a special savings plan registered by the Government of Canada until a child named in the RESP enrols in a post-secondary education program.
Information on how to set up and establish an RDSP. Additional information on eligibility requirements, taxation, payments, and Canada disability savings grants and bonds.
The Lifelong Learning Program allows you to withdraw amounts from RRSPs to finance training or education.
The conditions that need to be met to withdraw funds from your Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP) for the Home Buyers’ Plan (HBP), how to repay withdrawals, how to cancel your participation.
The Old Age Security pension is a monthly payment available to most people 65 years of age and older who meet the Canadian legal status and residence requirements.
The Guaranteed Income Supplement (GIS) provides a monthly non-taxable benefit to Old Age Security (OAS) recipients who have a low income and are living in Canada.
The CPP provides pensions and benefits when contributors retire, become disabled, are divorced or separated, or die.
Kinds of benefits the Canada Pension Plan (CPP) may pay when a CPP contributor dies.
Important information on the computer requirements necessary to use the calculator as well as a link to the actual calculator web site where you can plan for your retirement.
Payment amount for the Old Age Security pension
TaxTips.ca – Canadian income tax, financial investing and real estate information and calculators for individuals and business.
TaxTips.ca – Site map for Canadian tax, financial and investing information and calculators for individuals and business
Taxtips.ca – Links and Resources – Foreign exchange rates and currency converter, interest rates, consumer price index, Canada Revenue Agency links, business and legal resources, access to court cases.
The Globe and Mail offers the most authoritative news in Canada, featuring national and international news.
The place for Canadians who want stock quotes, market tools, breaking news, investment advice, commentary and analysis. Yahoo Finance Canada understands your needs.
A not-for-profit citizen’s advocacy group dedicated to lower taxes, less waste and accountable government.
Starting a business in Canada? Doing market research or writing a business plan? Looking for financing or permits? The Canada Business Network can help.
Seniors – Service Canada
Programs and services available exclusively to seniors.
TaxTips.ca – The Basic Canadian IncomeTax Calculator – 2014, 2015 & earlier years, marginal tax rates for capital gains, Canadian eligible and non-eligible dividends, and other income.
TaxTips.ca – Our Tax-Free Savings Account (TFSA) vs Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP) Calculator will help you decide which type of account is better for you.
TaxTips.ca – The Tax-Free Savings Account (TFSA) vs Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP) Calculator will help you decide which type of account is better for you.
TaxTips.ca – An RRSP must be converted to a RRIF by the end of the year in which the owner turns 71.
TaxTips.ca – Making an excess RRSP contribution at age 71 if you have contribution room for the next year.
Mortgage Tools and Calculators | Scotiabank
Compare your mortgage options with easy to use tools and calculators. Start planning today and find the right solution for your needs at Scotiabank.com.
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation
CMHC is the site for housing and mortgage insurance information in Canada.