2020 handy financial planning facts

Feb 13, 2020 |Rita Benefield and Christos Koutsavakis

RRSP deduction limits, TFSA contribution limits, CPP and OAS benefits, RESP contribution and grant limits, Federal tax brackets, and US estate tax exemptions: these are just some of our 2020 handy financial planning facts.

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Did you know?: Creating RRSP contribution room for a minor

Jan 23, 2020 |Christos Koutsavakis

The eleventh entry in our Did you know? series looks at why it is important to help your minor child file a tax return.

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Working with professional advisors

Jan 02, 2020 |Rita Benefield and Christos Koutsavakis

Your RBC DS Investment Advisor has the support of an internal team of specialists.

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Charitable giving: The RBC Charitable Gift Program

Dec 19, 2019 |Christos Koutsavakis

Introducing a different way to give.

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Multiple wills strategy to reduce probate tax

Dec 05, 2019 |Christos Koutsavakis

Having multiple wills for separate baskets of assets may lower your estate taxes.

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Did you know?: Tax loss selling

Nov 21, 2019 |Christos Koutsavakis

The tenth entry in our Did you know? series explains how to offset capital gains accrued in previous tax years.

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Did you know?: The final (forgotten) RRSP contribution

Nov 07, 2019 |Christos Koutsavakis

The ninth entry in our Did you know? series explains how to make a final RRSP contribution based on your earnings in the year you turn 71.

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Did you know?: Designating your cottage as your principal residence

Oct 11, 2019 |Christos Koutsavakis

The eighth entry in our Did you know? series looks at the principal residence exemption.

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Did you know?: Capital gains can increase your OAS clawback

Sep 26, 2019 |Christos Koutsavakis

The seventh entry in our Did you know? series takes a look at how triggering capital gains can push your income over the OAS clawback threshold.

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Tax-efficient asset location

Sep 12, 2019 |Christos Koutsavakis

Investment returns are taxed differently, depending on what type of income you generate and where you earn it.

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