Resources

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Government Resources / Sites

Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP)

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.

Registered Retirement Income Fund (RRIF)

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.

Registered Education Savings Plans (RESPs)

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.

Registered Education Savings Plan (RESP) – Service Canada

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.

Registered disability savings plan (RDSP)

Information on how to set up and establish an RDSP. Additional information on eligibility requirements, taxation, payments, and Canada disability savings grants and bonds.

Lifelong Learning Plan

The Lifelong Learning Program allows you to withdraw amounts from RRSPs to finance training or education.

Home Buyers’ Plan (HBP)

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.

Old Age Security pension – Service Canada

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.

Guaranteed Income Supplement – Service Canada

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.

Canada Pension Plan (CPP) – Service Canada

The CPP provides pensions and benefits when contributors retire, become disabled, are divorced or separated, or die.

Benefits after a death – Canada Pension Plan – Service Canada

Kinds of benefits the Canada Pension Plan (CPP) may pay when a CPP contributor dies.

Canadian Retirement Income Calculator – Service Canada

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.

Old Age Security payment amounts – Service Canada

Payment amount for the Old Age Security pension

TaxTips.ca – The Facts on Tax for Canadians

TaxTips.ca – Canadian income tax, financial investing and real estate information and calculators for individuals and business.

TaxTips.ca – Site Map

TaxTips.ca – Site map for Canadian tax, financial and investing information and calculators for individuals and business

TaxTips.ca – Links and Resources

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.

Globe Investor – The Globe and Mail

The Globe and Mail offers the most authoritative news in Canada, featuring national and international news.

Canada Business News, Stock Quotes, Personal Finance, Investing Tools & Advice, and The Good Life – Yahoo Finance Canada

The place for Canadians who want stock quotes, market tools, breaking news, investment advice, commentary and analysis. Yahoo Finance Canada understands your needs.

Canadian Taxpayers Federation | The Canadian Taxpayers Federation is a citizen’s advocacy group dedicated to lower taxes, less waste & accountable government.

A not-for-profit citizen’s advocacy group dedicated to lower taxes, less waste and accountable government.

Canadian Income Tax,Tax Help

Small Business BC

Home – Canada Business Network

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.

10-Year Currency Converter – Bank of Canada

Exchange Rates – Bank of Canada

Statistics Canada: Canada’s national statistical agency

TaxTips.ca – Basic Canadian Income Tax Calculator 2015 and Earlier Years – Information Page

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 – TFSA vs RRSP calculator – information page

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 – TFSA vs RRSP Calculator

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 – RRSP Conversion to RRIF

TaxTips.ca – An RRSP must be converted to a RRIF by the end of the year in which the owner turns 71.

TaxTips.ca – Final RRSP Contribution at Age 71

TaxTips.ca – Making an excess RRSP contribution at age 71 if you have contribution room for the next year.

CBA British Columbia – 176

PPI

CoverMe – Buy Insurance Online for Health, Travel and Life (Manulife Financial – Canada)

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.

BC Securities Commission – Home