TFSAs and your beneficiaries

Nov 07, 2019 | Bird Elinesky Schuett Private Wealth Management


Do you know what will happen to your TFSA?

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Did you know that if there is no beneficiary listed on your TFSA, the asset will become part of the estate and be subject to probate fees. 


"Tax-free Saving Accounts (TFSAs) were introduced just a decade ago, in 2009. And while knowledge of their advantages and limitations is growing, some confusion still exists regarding the best way to handle a TFSA when the accountholder dies."


Read the Investment Executive article "The fate of TFSs upon death"  to find out more.


Please contact our office if you have any questions, 519-822-2024.