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RRSP and TFSA Contributions 2020

Investing Retirement

 It's always a good time of year to know RRSP and TFSA contrinbution limits, and where to find information about your contribution room.

RRSP Contribution Deadline (Monday, March 2, 2020)

TFSA Contribution Information

This time of year can bring questions about your investments and Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP), and we are here to help you with the answers.  

A RRSP is one of the best ways to save for your retirement.  

How much can I contribute to my RRSP?

  • Your RRSP contribution room is limited to 18% of the income you earned in the previous year, to a maximum of $26,500 in the 2019 tax year, and $27,230 in the 2020 tax year, plus any carry-forward contribution room you may have accumulated.
  • The RRSP 2019 contribution deadline is Monday, March 2, 2020.

How Much Can I Contribute to My TFSA?

Another savings and investment option is a Tax-Free Savings Account (TFSA). 

A question I often receive is: Should I contribute to a TFSA, on RRSP or both? 

  • This year’s TFSA contribution limit is $6,000
  • If you have never opened a TFSA, you can contribute $69,500

Where Can I Find my RRSP and TFSA Contribution Room?

Your RRSP and TFSA contribution room can be found by clicking on Canada Revenue Agency’s My Account for Individuals 

  • logon using your CRA login ID and password, OR 
  • use the “Sign-In Partner Login/Register” button and login using your online banking information. You will need your Social Insurance Number and your 2018 Tax return to complete the login; OR
  • you can call Tax Information Tax Service (TIPS) 1-800-267-6999.
     Click the link to view the necessary information to have on hand before calling.  

How Do I Make a RRSP and/or TFSA Contribution?

There are 2 ways to make a contribution:

  1. By cheque made payable to “Manulife Securities Investment Services Inc.” OR
  2. Through Online Banking.  Click here for more information on how to set up your RRSP contribution to Manulife Securities through online banking.  

For cheque payment, mail or drop off to Cornwall Wealth Management reception during regular business hours. 1540 Cornwall Rd, Suite 101, Oakville, ON L6J 7W5

If you need any guidance or have questions about making your RRSP/TFSA contributions, please ​Contact Us​​​.