Retirement Tax Tip #3

Summary RRSP must convert to RRIF when annuitant turns 71 Minimum annual withdrawals from RRIF start when annuitant turns 72 Younger spouse’s age may be used to determine withdrawal prescribed… Continue reading Retirement Tax Tip #3

Tax-Free Income in Retirement

Summary Most income sources in retirement are taxed By timing the withdrawals from your RRSP/RRIF and deferring your CPP benefits, you can maximize the Guaranteed Income Supplement (GIS) GIS is… Continue reading Tax-Free Income in Retirement

RRSP Contributions at age 71 (or older!)

Here’s the scenario: • Andy turned 71 this year and has earned income of $125,000 in the current year; his spouse, Mariam, is 68 and is retired. • Andy will… Continue reading RRSP Contributions at age 71 (or older!)