Key 2023 Financial Planning Facts and Figures
RRSPs Spousal RRSP Rules TFSAs Old Age Security (OAS) OAS Claw Back (recovery tax) 2023 Canada Pension Plan (CPP) Payments Registered Education (RESP) Limits Probate Fees in Ontario Ontario Withholding Tax for RRSP and RRIF withdrawals: 2023 Canadian Controlled Private Corporation (CCPC) Tax Rates for Ontario Important Dates: Source of Information: Download our White […]
How Business Owners can increase their Retirement Savings by Investing within their Corporation.
A great strategy many owners of Canadian-controlled private corporations (CCPC) use to build up retirement savings is to invest within their corporation using the benefit of the tax deferral between their personal income tax rate and the small business income tax rate. Why invest with your CCPC? Investing within your CCPC offers the potential to defer […]
Smart Tax Strategies for Retirees: The Four Types of Income in Retirement
Planning for taxes in retirement is like putting together a puzzle that is specific to each retiree. The type of income determines how it is taxed. Each year in retirement this must be reviewed to determine what is the best strategy that balances your current year’s income, and your long-term legacy plan. It is a […]
Questions to Ask When Interviewing a Financial Planner
Excerpts from the Book – Preserving Wealth – written by Jack Lumsden, MBA, CFP® Deciding on which financial planner to hire is a particularly important decision for families to make. The following are key questions that FP Canada has designed to help in the selection process. How to Interview a Financial Planner Financial planners can […]
Are Tax Free Savings Accounts Misnamed?
Excerpts from the Book – Preserving Wealth – written by Jack Lumsden, MBA, CFP® Ok, smarty pants, what about TFSAs? How do they fit in?” I added. Sandra glared at me and continued. “TFSA stands for Tax Free Savings Account. You don’t get any tax deduction for the money you invested into a TFSA; however, […]
What are the tax and withdrawal strategies for Retirement Income?
Excerpts from the Book – Preserving Wealth – written by Jack Lumsden, MBA, CFP® The following is an excerpt that describes retirement tax strategies. Tax and Withdrawal Strategies “This all sounds very complicated,” Mark commented. “How do you review the various tax strategies?” “First of all, you need a great accountant and CFP, and there […]