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UNINTENDED CONSEQUENCES OF BENEFICIARY DESIGNATIONS

  Naming your spouse as a beneficiary of your RRSPs, RRIFs, LIFs and LIRAs is usually a good idea as these assets can rollover on a tax deferred basis only to your spouse or common law partner. However, in cases where you may not be married, ...

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Changes to the Rules for Ontario Locked-In Accounts

On June 19, 2009, numerous important changes were made to the rules governing locked-in accounts. Locked-in accounts include Locked-In Retirement Accounts (LIRAs), Old Life Income Funds (Old LIFs), New Life Income Funds (New LIFs) and Locked-In Retirement Income Funds (LRIFS). The following points ...

Comments Off on Changes to the Rules for Ontario Locked-In Accounts   |   Posted in Financial Planning for Business Owners,Retirement Planning,RRIF,RRSP,Savings and Investments,Tax Planning April 04, 2010