Registered Retirement Savings Plan

Registered Retirement Savings Plan
( RRSP)
tax-sheltered retirement plan for Canadian citizens, much like an American IRA. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • Registered Retirement Savings Plan — A Registered Retirement Savings Plan or RRSP is an account that provides tax benefits for saving for retirement in Canada. RRSP refers to a provision in the Income Tax Act that allows a person to shelter financial property from income taxes.RRSPs …   Wikipedia

  • Registered Retirement Savings Plan - RRSP — A legal trust registered with the Canada Revenue Agency and used to save for retirement. RRSP contributions are tax deductible and taxes are deferred until the money is withdrawn. An RRSP can contain stocks, bonds, mutual funds, GICs, contracts… …   Investment dictionary

  • Registered Education Savings Plan — A Registered Education Savings Plan, or RESP, is a savings account used by parents to save for their children s post secondary education in Canada. The principal advantages of RESPs are the access to the Canada Education Savings Grant (CESG) and… …   Wikipedia

  • Registered Retirement Savings Plan Contribution - RRSP Contribution — Assets invested in an RRSP. RRSP contributions can be made at any time and for any amount up to an individual’s contribution limit for the year. If a contributor does not make the maximum allowable contribution, the balance of unused… …   Investment dictionary

  • Registered Retirement Savings Plan Deduction - RRSP Deduction — The amount that a Canadian taxpayer contributes to his or her RRSP. This amount can be deducted from the taxpayer s annual income to arrive at his or her taxable income for the year. The RRSP deduction amount is found on line 208 of the annual… …   Investment dictionary

  • Registered Retirement Savings Plan Deduction Limit - RRSP Deduction Limit — The maximum amount that the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) allows a taxpayer to deduct from his or her personal income when calculating tax liability. The sum of contributions made to a taxpayer s personal RRSP and his or her spouse s or common law… …   Investment dictionary

  • Registered Retirement Income Fund — A Registered Retirement Income Fund or RRIF is a tax deferred retirement plan under Canadian tax law. Individuals use an RRIF to generate income from the savings accumulated under their Registered Retirement Savings Plan. As with an RRSP, an RRIF …   Wikipedia

  • Tax-Deferred Savings Plan — A savings plan or account that is registered with the government and provides deferral of tax obligations. Tax deferred savings plans may defer taxable income earned within the account either until withdrawal or until a particular date. They are… …   Investment dictionary

  • Retirement Compensation Arrangements — (RCAs) are defined under subsection 248(1) of the Canadian Income Tax Act , which allows 100 per cent tax deductible corporate dollars to be deposited into an RCA, on behalf of the private business owner and/or key employee. No tax is paid by the …   Wikipedia

  • Registered Retirement Income Fund - RRIF — A retirement fund similar to an annuity contract that pays out income to a beneficiary or a number of beneficiaries. To fund their retirement, RRSP holders often roll over their RRSPs into an RRIF. RRIF payouts are considered a part of the… …   Investment dictionary

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